Tag: Health

German author says retired Pope Benedict is ‘extremely frail’

German author says retired Pope Benedict is ‘extremely frail’

| Cindy Wooden | August 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

An author with a long and close relationship to retired Pope Benedict XVI told a German newspaper that the 93-year-old retired pope is “extremely frail.”

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In memory of Quinn

In memory of Quinn

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Family hopes to build a chapel at the University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital

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Ethical directives and the care of pregnant women in Catholic hospitals

Ethical directives and the care of pregnant women in Catholic hospitals

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

At the beginning of December, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a sweeping federal lawsuit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops over its Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic hospitals, alleging that the Directives, with their prohibition against direct abortion, resulted in negligent care of a pregnant woman named Tamesha Means. Ms. Means’ water broke at 18 weeks, leading to infection of the amniotic membranes, followed by spontaneous labor and delivery of her child. The child lived only a few hours.

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Second MN company gets court relief from HHS mandate

Second MN company gets court relief from HHS mandate

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The owner of a St. Joseph, Minn., manufacturing company, who this winter filed the second Minnesota lawsuit challenging the HHS contraception mandate as a violation of religious liberty, was granted temporary relief in U.S. District Court last week from the federal requirement until a permanent decision is reached.

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