Catholic Hospitals

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Was the IUD controversy at a Catholic hospital fake?

Sep 7, 2016

By Mary Farrow

Last month, a Chicago woman with a dislodged intrauterine device claimed she was turned down for removal of the device... Read more


Is this really about women's health? The ACLU's latest tiff with Catholic hospitals

May 10, 2016

By Mary Farrow

The American Civil Liberties Union's claims that Catholic hospitals are denying emergency care to pregnant women in the U.S. is... Read more

Pro-life demonstrators in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Lawsuit against US bishops wrong on abortion, doctor says

Dec 3, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones, Adelaide Mena

A lawsuit charging that the U.S. bishops’ ethical standards for hospitals caused negligent care of a pregnant woman wrongly claims... Read more

Wis. law could push Catholic hospitals to admit abortionists

Aug 14, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

A new abortion restriction in Wisconsin could inadvertently require several Catholic health systems to grant abortion doctors admitting privileges at... Read more

The pill, contraception.

German bishops' morning-after pill decision causes concern

Feb 22, 2013

Doctors and people involved in pro-life work say that the German bishops’ decision to allow morning-after pills for rape victims... Read more

Cardinal Joachim Meisner of Cologne, Germany. CNA file photo.

Doctor says Cardinal Meisner's contraception statement was manipulated

Feb 7, 2013

News stories declaring that Cardinal Meisner will allow the “morning-after” pill for rape victims were the result of his words... Read more


Vatican to address abortions in Catholic hospitals

Nov 15, 2012

During its upcoming conference, the Pontifical Council for Health Care will address the problem of abortion and other practices against... Read more


Phoenix medical center not stripped of Catholic status

Oct 22, 2012

The Diocese of Phoenix clarified over the weekend that a hospital working on certifying its Catholic identity has not been... Read more