Health Care

Kevin Clarke January 19, 2018
Transgender patients “need to know they are welcome and they will not be looked down upon” if they come to Catholic institutions seeking treatment, says Sister Carol Keehan.
Pope Francis greets a patient during an unannounced visit Jan. 5 to children at the Palidoro Bambino Gesu Hospital, in Fiumicino, outside Rome. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
The pope greeted the children and “exchanged some words of comfort with the parents who are caring for their children in their tiring and painful trials.”
The Editors December 22, 2017
The willingness to use CHIP as a bargaining tactic highlight the misplaced priorities of the current congressional leadership.
Lucas Briola December 19, 2017
Hopelessness is one option. But it is not the Christian one.
The Dominican writer and speaker Timothy Radcliffe shares his reflections during the launch event for PositiveFaith.net. Photo courtesy of Anthony Kelly.
David Stewart November 21, 2017
In our churches and parishes there can be an enforced invisibility for people living with H.I.V./AIDS. Myths, misunderstanding and prejudice still abound.
The comments came as U.S. lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have been debating how to overhaul the nation's health insurance laws.