Health Care

Politics & Society News
The comments came as U.S. lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have been debating how to overhaul the nation's health insurance laws.
Pope Francis visits patients at the Villa Speranza hospice, which is connected to Gemelli Hospital, in Rome Sept. 16. The visit was part of the pope's series of Friday works of mercy during the Holy Year. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout)
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 16, 2017
“There is no obligation to have recourse in all circumstances to every possible remedy” to keep a person alive.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., points to boxes of petitions supporting the Republican tax reform bill that is set for a vote later this week as he arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 15, 2017
“No tax reform proposal is acceptable that increases taxes for those living in poverty to help pay for benefits for wealthy citizens.”
A woman prays during a pro-life demonstration outside the Planned Parenthood-Margaret Sanger Health Center in New York City Feb. 11. (CNS photo/Andrew Kelly, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
The new legislation has the backing of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Junior doctors march in London in Oct. 2015 to campaign against NHS contract changes. iStock photo
Politics & Society Dispatches
David StewartOctober 31, 2017
Our national health system is seen as a treasure in Britain yet viewed as an alien, dangerous concept to many in the United States.
A protester wears a T-shirt at an Oct. 12 SoCal Health Care Coalition protest at the University of California San Diego in La Jolla, Calif. (CNS photo/Mike Blake, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
Sixty-six percent of Americans want Trump and Congress to work on legislation to bolster the health insurance marketplaces.