Archive for: September, 2019

Catholic Medical Association: fund palliative care, not assisted suicide

The Catholic Medical Association, along with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Catholic Health Association, are voicing support for a bill pending in Congress to fund training, research, and education on palliative care. Palliative care involves medical care and pain management for the symptoms of those suffering from a serious illness, and refraining…Read More

Bishops: reducing refugee numbers ‘wholly counter to our values’

As the Trump administration reportedly considers further cuts to U.S. refugee admissions, the leader of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee has stated his opposition to any such plan. Any “further reductions in the number of refugees” accepted into the U.S. “would be wholly counter to our values as a nation of immigrants,” Bishop Joe Vasquez…Read More