Health Care

Former President Barack Obama accepts the 2017 Profile in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Politics & Society Short Take
Both political parties are getting further out of touch from the average voters.
President Donald Trump joins House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 4, 2017, after the House pushed through a health care bill. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeMay 05, 2017
U.S. bishops called on the Senate to strip out the harmful provisions of the bill when the chamber takes it up for consideration or essentially to start over on GOP efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMay 04, 2017
As necessary as opposition to abortion and funding for it are, they are not sufficient pro-life goals, especially when achieving them eliminates support for other programs that support maternal health.
Politics & Society News
One of Trump's orders instructs the Internal Revenue Service not to enforce a rule that bars churches from engaging in partisan politics.
The current National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street Hospital in Dublin
Politics & Society Dispatches
Rhona TarrantMay 02, 2017
The fact that the government handed ownership of a new $330 million state hospital to a religious order has led to a national debate over the continued involvement of the Catholic Church in Ireland’s health care system.
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)
Politics & Society In All Things
Kevin ClarkeApril 28, 2017
Predictably Mr. Trump has also clashed with the Catholic Church and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on many of the policies he has promoted during his first 100 days.