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Jill Simons, the executive director of the American College of Pediatricians (left) and Catholic Medical Association Executive Director Mario Dickerson (center) talk with “EWTN News Nightly” anchor Tracy Sabol on June 6, 2024.

Doctors urge U.S. medical groups to ‘immediately stop’ transgender treatments on children

Jun 7, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Eighteen health policy and medical organizations have co-signed the “Doctors Protecting Children” declaration, including the Catholic Medical Association. Read more


American Medical Association retains opposition to assisted suicide

Nov 14, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The Catholic Medical Association praised the AMA for maintaining its stance on physician-assisted suicide. Read more


Catholic doctors confront groups’ call for investigation of ‘gender-affirming care’ critics

Nov 1, 2022

By Edie Heipel

A coalition of thousands of Catholic and religious medical professionals sent a letter Tuesday confronting three top medical groups. Read more


Catholic doctors discuss conscientious objection at physicians meeting in Rome

Sep 25, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The 26th World Congress of Catholic Physicians was put on Sept. 15–17 by the International Federation of Catholic Medical Associations. Read more


HHS can’t force Catholic hospital network to perform abortions, gender transitions, court says

Aug 27, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

A federal appellate court on Friday blocked a push to force doctors to perform abortions or sex-reassignment surgeries. Read more


More Catholic doctors sue over ‘transgender mandate’

Aug 27, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Catholic Medical Association has joined a lawsuit against the Biden administration’s “transgender mandate,” arguing that it tramples conscience rights... Read more

Ohio state capitol

Ohio enacts health care conscience protections

Jul 6, 2021

By CNA Staff

Ohio state law now includes conscience protections for medical professionals, after Governor Mike DeWine signed a state budget bill into... Read more

Dr. Saad Jazrawi, president of the Portland Catholic Physicians Guild, holds daughter Samar, age 7 months, during a dinner following the annual White Mass for Catholic health care workers in 2019. “If I combine my faith and my work, I’m a better Catholic and a better physician,” said Jazrawi.

Local Catholic association supports physicians in their vocation

Founded in the 1950s, the Portland Catholic Physicians Guild ‘allows men and women of faith to share with courage and... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Catholic groups warn of assisted dying risks in House palliative care bill

Oct 29, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The House of Representatives passed a bill late Monday to support palliative care—but Catholic groups are concerned that a key... Read more

Neutrality on assisted suicide is the wrong prescription, Catholic doctors say

Oct 19, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

The American Academy of Family Physicians has taken a neutral position on assisted suicide and will lobby the American Medical... Read more

Detail from Giovanni Lanfranco's Saint Luke Healing the Dropsical Child (c. 1625)

Faith, science, beauty: what doctors can learn from Catholic art

Sep 19, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

The intersection of art, medicine, and faith in the Catholic tradition has a lot to teach today, especially if you’re... Read more

CMA members at the 2013 March for Life in Washington D.C.

Catholic Medical Association sees growth in troubled times

Jun 19, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

The Catholic Medical Association has seen “steady growth” in membership, providing fellowship for Catholic medical professionals as conscience rights and... Read more