LEAD BY EXAMPLE: For Catholic vet, ‘doing right thing’ outweighed risks

LEAD BY EXAMPLE: For Catholic vet, ‘doing right thing’ outweighed risks

CNS, Knights of Columbus—Sgt. Gary Rose looked out and saw a wounded soldier 50 meters outside his company’s perimeter, stranded in the middle of North Vietnamese Army machine gun fire during a Vietnam War Special Forces mission in Laos. It was day two of Operation Tailwind — a Special Forces mission to disrupt the enemy…
Chinese churches forced to replace Ten Commandments with Xi Jinping quotes

Chinese churches forced to replace Ten Commandments with Xi Jinping quotes

Beijing, China, Sep 23, 2019—(CNA)—Christian churches in China have been ordered to take down displays of the Ten Commandments and replace them with quotes from Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to reports.  According to Bitter Winter, a magazine covering religious liberty and human rights in China,  churches belonging to the country’s state-run “Three-Self Patriotic Movement”…
Federal judge in NY blocks conscience protection rule for healthcare workers

Federal judge in NY blocks conscience protection rule for healthcare workers

New York City, N.Y., Nov 6, 2019-(CNA)—A federal judge in New York overturned the Trump administration’s conscience protection rule for health care workers on Wednesday. The “Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care” rule was finalized by the Department of Health and Human Services in May and set to go into effect on Nov. 22.…
Second federal court rules against HHS conscience protection rule

Second federal court rules against HHS conscience protection rule

Spokane, Wash., Nov 8, 2019- (CNA)—For the second time in two days, a federal judge on Thursday said the Trump administration’s conscience protection rule for health care workers violated the law. Judge Stanley Bastian in the Eastern District Court of Washington, an Obama appointee, ruled against the Department of Health and Human Services Nov. 7…
NY federal court ruling leaves medical professionals’ core convictions in the cold

NY federal court ruling leaves medical professionals’ core convictions in the cold

Last Wednesday, a New York federal district court issued an order to vacate a May 2019 rule issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to protect the conscience rights of health care professionals. This is unimaginable in a country founded upon, guaranteeing and listing, as our nation’s foundational document in the…
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