Time for a Healthcare Update

American Papist has been reporting healthcare news as it develops. His excellent coverage includes statements from the USCCB and many individual bishops. A few posts of note: Health Care: Bishops vs. Nuns A letter from some American religious women supporting the current healthcare legislation, in contrast to the consistent stance of our bishops against this […]

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End-of-the-Week Round-Up

A number of interesting stories have crossed my screen this week. I haven’t had time to post each individually, but wanted to draw attention to some of them nonetheless.  This link will take you to the YouTube video “‘Unwanted’: A Story about Choice.” It’s about one child–a child of rape–and the effect of his mother’s […]

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The Pro-Life Movement, Healthcare, and Divine Intervention

Thomas Peters (aka American Papist) notes, over at the American Principles Project blog, that the efforts of the pro-life movement have slowed–even halted–the pro-abortion healthcare legislation pending in Congress. And Patrick of Creative Minority Report reminds us: Non nobis, non nobis, Domine Sed nomini tuo da gloriam. Not to us, not to us, O Lord, […]

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Action Alert on Healthcare Reform

Bishops across the United States have been voicing their opposition to healthcare reform that funds abortion and that doesn’t protect the conscience rights of healthcare providers–such as the bills before Congress right now. The USCCB wants to get that message into every parish in America. American Papist alerts us to an urgent message from the […]

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In Pro-Life News…

Not that we’ll be forming our consciences or making moral decisions based on polls, but here’s some encouraging news. PRINCETON, NJ — A new Gallup Poll, conducted May 7-10, finds 51% of Americans calling themselves “pro-life” on the issue of abortion and 42% “pro-choice.” This is the first time a majority of U.S. adults have […]

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Just a Reminder…

We have until April 9 to offer comments on President Obama’s proposal to rescind a Heath and Human Services (HHS) regulation that protects the conscience rights of health care providers. You can find more details–including where and how to submit comments–in this earlier post. If you haven’t already done so, please provide your comments in […]

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