Good News for Catholic Physicians:  ‘Transgender mandate’ struck down by federal court

Good News for Catholic Physicians: ‘Transgender mandate’ struck down by federal court

CNA—A federal judge struck down the so-called “transgender mandate” on Tuesday, vacating an Obama-era requirement that doctors perform gender-transition surgeries upon request. Judge Reed O’Connor of the North District of Texas—who had issued a preliminary injunction on the transgender mandate at the end of 2016—struck down the mandate Oct. 15 in the case of Franciscan Alliance…
Suit challenges religious liberty of Catholic hospitals over assisted suicide

Suit challenges religious liberty of Catholic hospitals over assisted suicide

CNA—Sept 6, 2019—Denver—A Colorado man with cancer along with his doctor have filed a suit last month against a health system run by the Catholic Church. The suit alleges that hospital policy barring doctors from participating in assisted suicide violates state law. Cornelius “Neil” Mahoney, 64, was told July 16 that his cancer was incurable…
Catholic Medical Association Issues Support of the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

Catholic Medical Association Issues Support of the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

While members of Catholic Business Journal staff may have a modified view of this matter based on certain experiences and realities, we feel it is important to highlight and share what faithful Catholic, pro-life physicians advocate. Please add your comments to the matter below. —editor. The Catholic Medical Association, along with the U.S. Conference of…
A Woman Physician’s Perspective: Should Employers Pay for Abortions?

A Woman Physician’s Perspective: Should Employers Pay for Abortions?

It is almost a foregone conclusion now that employers are expected to advocate and pay for abortions. This is claimed under the rubric of “reproductive rights.” Language is everything here. As catchy as that alliteration may be, in the name of accuracy we should be clear that the deliberate termination of fetal life is not…
More than 2,200 remains of aborted children found at former home of Illinois abortion doctor

More than 2,200 remains of aborted children found at former home of Illinois abortion doctor

CNA—An investigation has been launched by police after more than 2,000 remains of aborted children were found at the former home of late-term abortionist Dr. Ulrich “George” Klopfer in Will County, Illinois.  Klopfer passed away on September 3. Nine days later, an attorney representing his family contacted the Will County coroner’s office, reporting that “medically preserved fetal…