May 28, 2018
There is no way to meet the present challenge without a significant degree of real loss. But that does not mean these decisions have to be pitched as zero-sum battles.
Excess opioid pills can fall into the wrong hands, but we should not respond by denying relief to millions with long-term or intense pain.
“People who suffer from severe and persistent mental illnesses are among the most misunderstood, ignored and unjustly stigmatized members of our society,” the bishops write.