Health Care

Angelica Italiano and Brighid Imperiale, first-year students at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, screen patients on March 5 at St. Patrick Parish's church hall in Norristown, Pa. (CNS photo/Sarah Webb, CatholicPhilly)
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St. Patrick Parish in Norristown is working to change the healthcare situation with help from local clinicians, volunteers—and Our Lady of Guadalupe.
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Our readersApril 03, 2017
Many readers who thought health care reform should include universal coverage commented that, as Catholics, they think health care should address their concern for every human life.
U.S. President Donald Trump talks to journalists in the Oval Office at the White House on March 24 after the American Health Care Act was pulled before a vote. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters) 
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Catholic News ServiceMarch 31, 2017
The committee chairmen also said that withdrawal of the bill "must not end our nation's efforts to improve health care."
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America FilmsMarch 24, 2017
Sister Carol Keehan condemned the G.O.P.-sponsored health care plan, calling the measure “anti-life” and citing concerns over how the measure would affect pregnant women and young mothers.
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Michael O'LoughlinMarch 24, 2017
“This bill is catastrophic for Catholic social teaching and particularly for the people who we’re called to serve,” Sister Carol Keehan said.
Representatives of Catholic Medical Mission Board and Living Mercy Health join members of the family of the late Bishop Joseph Sullivan and Berndardito Auza, apostolic nuncio to the United Nations, for dedication of Bishop Joseph R. Sullivan Hospital in Cotes de Fer, Haiti, on March 21, 2017.
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Associated PressMarch 21, 2017
The new hospital opened in a remote section of southern Haiti where residents once had to travel for hours on rutted roads to reach a relatively well equipped medical center.