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Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco.

Complex Catholic hospital mergers pose ethics challenge for U.S. bishops

Jul 13, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones, Lauretta Brown

The U.S. bishops’ conference has asked its Committee on Doctrine to address issues such as transgender surgeries and hormone treatments. Read more

Calif. bill targets university healthcare links to Catholic hospitals, demands further moral compromise

May 11, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A bill threatens to ban University of California health systems from partnering with institutions that follow Catholic ethics, prompting concern... Read more

A Catholic healthcare worker objected to contraception. Her Catholic clinic fired her.

Sep 10, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

A young Portland, Oregon area medical professional this year was fired for objecting to certain medical procedures on the grounds... Read more