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Sep 22, 2017 - 11:08 am .- Leading U.S. bishops have applauded pro-life provisions in the newest GOP health care proposal, but said that substantial changes are needed in other areas to make the bill morally acceptable.
Sep 14, 2017 - 04:59 pm .- After a Democratic senator boasted on Wednesday that his party’s Medicare bill would repeal the Hyde Amendment, pro-life groups are pushing back, stressing that the longstanding policy has saved lives.
Aug 31, 2017 - 04:31 pm .- Prayer. Sacrifice. Friendship. Charity. Could one Virginia community’s work to put basic Gospel tenets into action be a model for the future of the pro-life movement?
Jul 29, 2017 - 03:02 am .- After attempts to block abortion funding in health care failed with the demise of the Senate’s health care bill early Friday morning, pro-life leaders vowed to keep fighting.
Jun 28, 2017 - 03:36 pm .- A final appeal to allow continued life support for a U.K. baby whose parents want to seek experimental treatment in the U.S. has been rejected by the European Court of Human Rights.  
Jun 28, 2017 - 06:36 am .- The Senate’s health care bill remains “unacceptable,” one U.S. bishop insisted after a non-partisan government office estimated it would result in millions more uninsured.
Jun 23, 2017 - 06:01 am .- Dr. T. Brian Callister chose to become a physician for the reason many choose to go into the medical field – to make a difference in people’s lives.
Jun 22, 2017 - 03:01 am .- Legal efforts to bar the parents of a British baby born with a disabling medical condition from seeking treatment overseas are based on deep ethical errors, a Catholic expert in medical ethics has warned.
May 19, 2017 - 06:01 am .- The only Planned Parenthood office in Wyoming will close along with another five offices in the organization’s Rocky Mountain region, though officials said it would still exercise a presence in the state.
Apr 27, 2017 - 12:33 pm .- A lawsuit has been filed against a Catholic hospital in California for refusing an elective hysterectomy to a female who identifies as a man and who sought the procedure as part of their sex reassignment.
Apr 11, 2017 - 03:44 pm .- Charlie Gard is an 8 month old in the UK who has been fighting for his life against a rare disease.
Apr 10, 2017 - 04:42 pm .- The Texas House passed a budget on Friday that strips Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers of funding through any state program.
Mar 28, 2017 - 05:37 am .- Catholics are banding together to bring life-saving health care to rural areas in one of the poorest countries in the world.
Mar 8, 2017 - 03:29 pm .- As Congress considers a new health care law, the U.S. bishops are calling for a plan that does not fund abortion, but respects conscience rights, while also ensuring universal access to affordable health care.
Feb 22, 2017 - 04:35 pm .- The bishops of Virginia's two dioceses on Tuesday decried Governor Terry McAuliffe's veto of a bill which would have redirected state funding away from abortion providers and toward community health centers.
Feb 10, 2017 - 04:53 pm .- The Vatican has issued an updated version of their charter for healthcare workers, removing question marks from modern ethical concerns such as euthanasia and the creation of human-animal chimeras by offering a clear set of guidelines.
Feb 10, 2017 - 01:22 pm .- When it comes to healthcare and using our resources wisely, we have a responsibility to protect and take care of the most vulnerable in society, especially the elderly, Pope Francis told members of the Italian bishops’ conference Friday.
Feb 7, 2017 - 12:04 am .- Inspired by Pope Francis’ trip to Central African Republic in 2015, a children’s hospital in the country will receive a substantial donation from the proceeds of a mercy-themed art project.
Feb 6, 2017 - 04:37 pm .- A bill that would protect health care providers’ freedom to opt-out of abortion mandates they find objectionable has once again been introduced in Congress.  
Jan 18, 2017 - 03:56 pm .- Congressional plans to strip Planned Parenthood of federal dollars have gained considerable media attention in recent weeks, leading to speculation about the impact that such a move would have on women’s health.

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