Catholic Health Association

What Ireland’s Abortion Referendum is Really About

This year Ireland will hold a referendum on the issue of abortion. The date has not yet been set but the vote will probably take place in May. Since 1983, enshrined in Article 8 of the Irish Constitution, there has been a constitutional ban on abortions taking place in the Irish Republic. This prohibition was [...]

Obama Mandate on Sex Reassignment Surgery Challenged in Court

In its continued commitment to infringing upon the rights of religious healthcare providers, the Obama administration mandated last spring that doctors and hospitals may not “deny or limit treatment” to those seeking sex reassignment procedures, even when these procedures run contrary to the provider’s religious beliefs and medical judgement. Last Tuesday, the religious providers fought back. [...]

As Wise as Pigeons: Lessons Never Learned

Why must the children of light always be ten revolutions and a hundred years behind the children of darkness?  If we cannot always defeat our enemies on the battlefield, can’t we at least learn to recognize their tactics so that we won’t be fooled the next time?  Never mind that.  Can’t we learn to recognize, [...]

LC Visitation is Drawing to a Close

At Catholic Advocate, I argue the White House and the Congress are empowering Catholic dissidents, and, as a result, the Church is paying the price.   For those who say we must wait for the Church to exert its influence over politics, I say the Church in presently too weak.  The vectors of influence can [...]

At Catholic Advocate, I argue the White House and the Congress are empowering Catholic dissidents, and, as a result, the Church is paying the price.   For those who say we must wait for the Church to exert its influence over politics, I say the Church in presently too weak.  The vectors of influence can [...]

The White House Empowers Catholic Dissidents

At Catholic Advocate, I argue the White House and the Congress are empowering Catholic dissidents, and, as a result, the Church is paying the price.   For those who say we must wait for the Church to exert its influence over politics, I say the Church in presently too weak.  The vectors of influence can [...]

From Jack Smith at the Catholic Key Blog, I have just recieved a rather pointed comment by Archbishop Naumann of Kansas City - St. Joseph, Missouri on the support given by the Catholic Health Association to the Senate health care bill. Jack Smith introduces the statement: Kansas City: Kansas Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann is urging [...]

Archbishop Naumann Urges Calls to Congress and Sister Carol

From Jack Smith at the Catholic Key Blog, I have just recieved a rather pointed comment by Archbishop Naumann of Kansas City - St. Joseph, Missouri on the support given by the Catholic Health Association to the Senate health care bill. Jack Smith introduces the statement: Kansas City: Kansas Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann is urging [...]

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