The subject of every public policy question is a person, created and redeemed through love, writes Matt Malone, S.J.
In their written responses, several readers invoked the Hippocratic Oath, from which the phrase “first do no harm” is derived.
The ongoing political crisis is the persistent failure of Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood to settle the abortion question and the failure of the Supreme Court to offer any sign that these cases ever will.
Dental care should be a priority in any plan to reduce inequities and improve the well-being of all citizens.
The paramount concern of all prisons is safety. This is understandable, but it still seems unfair when security eclipses the health and well-being of inmates, writes John T. Booth.
“Will this ombudsperson really be able to provide justice for a community in Guatemala, who has really experienced crimes, including rape, the forced displacement of their community, and murder?”