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Catholic priest finds kidney donor through parishioner

Mar 2, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Pennsylvania priest Father Tim O’Sullivan found a match unexpectedly right in his own parish. Read more

Patient in a hospital bed. Via Shutterstock

Catholics express concern over eroding ‘brain death’ standards

Mar 2, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

The signers of a recent statement say Catholics ought to remove themselves from their state’s organ donation registry and create... Read more

A National Health Service sign in the U.K.

Bishops respond to England's new ‘opt out’ organ donation system

May 21, 2020

A new law treating all adults in England as potential organ donors unless they opt out “potentially undermines the concept... Read more

Bishop Jacob Muricken, auxiliary bishop of the Syro-Malabarese Diocese of Palai, who is donating his kidney in a June 1, 2016 surgery.

This bishop in India is donating his kidney to save a Hindu life

Jun 1, 2016

A Syro-Malabar Catholic bishop from the southern Indian state of Kerala has a special way to celebrate the Year of... Read more