She Fights Parkinson’s in the Boxing Ring

She Fights Parkinson’s in the Boxing Ring

Jayna Mullen is fighting her Parkinson’s disease in the boxing ring. She participates in Rock Steady Boxing, an innovative program that is gaining popularity among patients and doctors alike and now has more than 800 affiliate locations nationwide. Three times a week, Jayna and others with Parkinson’s gather for one-hour classes in Lafayette, Indiana, and…
Chinese churches made to replace Ten Commandments with Xi Jinping quotes

Chinese churches made 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…
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…
LEAD BY EXAMPLE: Houston Mattress Salesman does the unthinkable for flood victims

LEAD BY EXAMPLE: Houston Mattress Salesman does the unthinkable for flood victims

A Houston mattress salesman again turns his showroom into a refuge for flood victims, reportedly rescuing about 120 people from flooding caused by Tropical Storm Imelda so far.  In the process, Gallery Furniture owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale and Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth joined forces Thursday to help flood victims. “We got through Harvey,”…
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…