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The Navy Gets Woke

The popular resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement has compelled academic institutions and corporate America to make a public pledge to root out systemic racism and promote justice, equality, and diversity within their ranks, lest they face the cold-blooded mob for inaction. Internationally famed companies, including Ben & Jerry’s, JP Morgan, and Airbnb, released [...]

Religious Liberty: No Exceptions!

For months, the Catholic bishops and major Evangelical and Jewish groups have urged Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to exempt conscientious objectors from mandatory health insurance coverage for sterilization and contraception, including abortifacients. The current regulations exempt churches and church-controlled organizations that hire and serve primarily members of the same faith, but many [...]

Catholic Health Association Still Shilling for Obamacare

With less than a month to go before the mid-term elections, and with Catholic Democrats who voted for Obamacare in trouble, the Catholic Health Association is determined to do all it can to help remove the stigma.    As everyone should know by now, Sr. Carol Keehan, CHA president, has been in the foreground of those [...]

USCCB Official Disputes Cardinal George’s Criticism of Sr. Keehan and CHA

Last week, when the USCCB meeting in St. Petersburg coincided with the Catholic Health Association summit in Denver, the Catholic News Agency (CNA) ran several stories based on the testimonies of bishops attending the meeting.One of these stories got a great deal of attention.  In it, Cardinal George castigated Sr. Keehan and the CHA for attempting [...]

Cardinal George: Sr. Keehan threw bishops under the bus

Chicago's Francis Cardinal George says that in the healthcare debate, Sister Carol Keehan, President of the Catholic Health Association (CHA), chose the president over the bishops: During the bishops' executive session held Tuesday morning to address the fallout of CHA’s support for the health care legislation despite the bishop's opposition, Cardinal George recounted the events [...]

Catholic Health Association Wounds Catholic Unity

Stephan Phelan, communications director for Human Life International, has written a thoughtful article at Catholic Advocate on the recent scandal at the Catholic Health Association and its impact on "the future of Catholic unity."  Phelan's concern is underscored by the statement of three Cardinals on behalf of the USCCB, referring to CHA's "rogue" support of [...]

OK, we're a few days from the House vote on the Senate health care bill containing abortion funding.  That funding has been publicly acknowledged and condemned by the USCCB and numerous bishops individually.  We have also witnessed the support given the Senate health care bill by the trade association for Catholic hospitals -- the Catholic [...]

Imbalanced Coverage from Catholic News Service

OK, we're a few days from the House vote on the Senate health care bill containing abortion funding.  That funding has been publicly acknowledged and condemned by the USCCB and numerous bishops individually.  We have also witnessed the support given the Senate health care bill by the trade association for Catholic hospitals -- the Catholic [...]

The Failure of the Bishops’ Health-Care Bill Strategy

The Catholic Health Association (CHA), a lobbying group for Catholic hospitals, has offered its support for the health-care bill as it currently stands. A  statement from CHA president Sr. Carol Keehan expresses "concern on life issues" while underscoring the bill's requirement that "a separate check" would have to be written for abortion services. Sister Keehan's [...]

CHA Ethicist Describes Health Care Critics As Addicts

The Catholic Health Association, readers will recall, recently insisted there was no “disagreement” between its position on abortion funding and the bishops' conference.  CHA had appeared to endorse the Senate version of the health care bill containing unprecedented federal funding for abortion but was forced to backtrack in response to criticism.   Now an article [...]

Catholic Health Association Backtracks On Senate Bill

LifeNews.com is reporting that the Catholic Health Association does not endorse the Senate health care bill and the abortion language crafted by Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA).  In an interview with Catholic News Service, CHA president, Sr. Carol Keehan, explained, ‘The Catholic Health Association has not endorsed the health legislation that was passed by the Senate . . . [...]

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