Charles C. Camosy is a professor of medical humanities at the Creighton University School of Medicine and holds the Monsignor Curran Fellowship in Moral Theology at St. Joseph Seminary in New York. He is the author of seven books, including, most recently, Bioethics for Nurses.
Abortion activists have been preparing for years for a battle like the one in Kansas. But pro-lifers may have been caught flat-footed, perhaps never really believing that Roe would fall.
With a focus on unity—even in spite of substantial differences—the issue of abortion looks quite different than the picture painted by those who want to see our polity burned to the ground.
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.
If Catholic higher education is to survive, administrators, faculty and students must be intentional and authentic when it comes to our mission and identity.
In some cases, the best Catholic morality doesn’t translate to the best public laws. But the Women’s Health Protection Act goes beyond the pale.
An authentically Catholic consistent life ethic means treating prenatal children as the equivalent of every other human being.