Healthcare

November 6, 2013

Pro-Life Advocates Demand Abortion Transparency in Health-Care Plans

A bill in Congress would require health insurers on the exchanges to be up-front with consumers about whether their plans include an abortion surcharge.

June 25, 2013

Catholics, Baptists Come Together Over Conscience-Rights Bill

Archbishop William Lori and Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention are united by the belief that Congress must act to help preserve freedom of religion and conscience.

May 31, 2013

Contraception Funding Charges Inaccurate, New York Archdiocese Says

The archdiocese had no other option but to pay into the fund which administers the union members’ benefits ‘under protest’ to continue to offer insurance to its union workers and remain in the health-care field in New York.

May 31, 2013

Study Documents Abortion’s Global Health Threat to Women

Pro-life group suggests that the World Health Organization adopt measures that ‘protect women from abortion’ and work to ‘improve women’s health care.’

April 3, 2013

Americans Encouraged to Join Mounting Opposition to Mandate

Catholic Vote says the record number of comments demonstrates that Americans have deep reservations over the reach of the mandate.

March 26, 2013

Franciscan University Undaunted After HHS Suit Dismissed

U.S. district judge dismissed the case on March 22 on the grounds it lacked standing.

March 21, 2013

Bishop Denounces Health Network’s Compliance With Mandate

Catholic health-care provider Avera made the decision to comply with the federal contraception mandate without seeking diocesan counsel or authorization.

February 28, 2013

Doctors Object to N.Y. Abortion Expansion

Pro-life advocates warn against the dangers of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s unrestricted abortion bill.

August 16, 2012

Thousands Die Prematurely on U.K. 'Death Pathway'

Allegations of 'backdoor euthanasia' taint British public-health system.

August 9, 2012

Catholic Hospital Chain's Employee Benefits Include Coverage of NFP Training Costs

Move is alternative to HHS 'contraceptive mandate,' which Franciscan Alliance is continuing to fight in court.

August 8, 2012

Time's Up: Catholic Business Owners Weigh Moral Options in HHS Mandate

National Catholic Bioethics Center issues guidelines for navigating First Amendment threat.

July 24, 2012

Catholic Business Owners Seek Injunction to Halt HHS Mandate Compliance

Churches exempt, ministries in question, but this lawsuit asks: what about individual conscientious objectors?

July 19, 2012

'Breakthrough' Effort to Secure Conscience Rights in HHS Mandate Fight

U.S. bishops welcome inclusion of conscience provisions in a House subcommittee appropriations bill for Health and Human Services funding.

July 16, 2012

Melinda Gates and Her Extreme Makeover Population Control

The wife of billionaire Bill Gates launches a concerted campaign against Catholic teaching on contraception.

July 5, 2012

Robert Muise Extends His Marine Corps Oath to Law Practice

Fortnight for Freedom Profile: 'I swore to defend America against all enemies, foreign and domestic,' says founder of American Freedom Law Center.

June 30, 2012

Fortnight for Freedom in Boston: Cardinal O'Malley and Catholic Leaders Educate on the Issues

Town hall panel includes head of Knights of Columbus and president of Catholic University.

June 29, 2012

Supreme Court Upholds Health-Care Law, Stage Set for First Amendment Showdown

Although the court ruled on the constitutionality of Obamacare, it left the door open to those pursuing the right to religious freedom.

June 29, 2012

What the Court Said About Obamacare

COMMENTARY

June 29, 2012

Archbishop Chaput: 'It's Going to Be a Long Fight'

Archbishop of Philadelphia, in Rome to receive a 'sign of embrace' from the Pope, regrets not being with his flock on day Supreme Court rules on health-care law.

June 21, 2012

Study Saying Abortion Safer Than Childbirth Disputed

Bowling Green professor Priscilla Coleman calls the 'American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology' report deliberately misleading.

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