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Michael J. O’Loughlin
Carol Keehan, D.C., the former head of the Catholic Health Association who was credited with helping pass the Affordable Care Act in 2010, was recognized with the Spirit of Francis Award from Catholic Extension.
FaithFaith and Reason
Charles E. BouchardAnthony Rothert
Catholic health care ministries are at odds with the American Civil Liberties Union on many issues. But are there areas where the two can agree—or collaborate?
FaithFaith in Focus
Adam Bohan, S.J.
I did not expect that the first time I administered the sacrament of baptism would be at 2 a.m. in a hospital. And I could not have guessed it to have happened at the intersection of my vocations as both a Jesuit and a nurse.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington April 5, 2020.
FaithNews Analysis
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Dr. Anthony Fauci shares how his Jesuit education shaped his response to the AIDS crisis—and how others in the church failed to meet the moment.
Xavier Becerra, President Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services, testifies during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington Feb. 23, 2021.
Politics & SocietyNews
Tom Tracy - Catholic News Service
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services may soon announce new regulations that would pose an existential threat to religious-based employers including Catholic hospitals.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Charles C. Camosy
In recent years, a new kind of hostility has developed toward any hint of faith in the practice of health care. But the idea that health care must be a religion-free zone is absolutely bizarre.