A draft of the HHS regulations reflects common sense and a long-held practice of the federal government to provide strong conscience protection in the area of health care.
A proposed amendment to the health care legislation has left serious flaws, including unacceptable modifications to Medicaid that will endanger coverage and affordability for millions of people.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore have urged the House and Senate to past the Conscience Protection Act of 2017.
Health care got plenty of attention during previous presidential election campaigns, but this time around it is almost like a kid craning to see what is going on while other issues take the front seat.
The Catholic Church is not a fancy medical clinic for the rich, but a “field hospital” that — often literally — provides the only medical care some people will ever receive, Pope Francis said. “Health is not a consumer good but a universal right, so access to health services cannot be a privilege,” the pope […]