One of the principal arguments the Canadian bishops have made in the end-of-life debates is that Canada needs a well-funded and regionally equitable palliative care system.
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Gormally, who died at the end of April, was a towering pro-life figure in the English-speaking world for over half a century.
Jesuit Cardinal Luis Ladaria Ferrer, prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith, gave the opening remarks at a May 19-20 congress on ‘Humanae Vitae,’ the 1968 landmark encyclical from St. Paul VI.
Sister Laura Baritz, a leading Catholic figure in Hungary who left a successful career at Pepsi to embrace religious life, discusses the situation of Christians in her country and her mission of promoting more human-centered economic systems.
COMMENTARY: The Church first condemned the concepts behind this doctrine in a document written by Pope Paul III in 1537. So why is its repudiation still an issue today?
Such interventions are not to be performed because they do not respect the fact that God has created each person as a unity of body and soul or work toward the authentic good of the human person, the USCCB explained.
A federal judge has ruled against a Catholic-founded hospital in Maryland, contending that it discriminated in refusing to perform a hysterectomy on a woman who was pursuing a purported gender transition.