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Catholic Church in Ireland faces abortion question

(Shawn Pogatchnik/AP ) This past Friday, an Irish coalition government introduced a bill which weakens Ireland’s strict anti-abortion laws. Debate … Continued

What makes a hospital Catholic? Jewish? Etc?

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Did Obama’s visit heal Gabrielle Giffords?

Shortly after President Barack Obama visited wounded Arizona Rep. Gabriella Giffords in the hospital and prayed for her, “she opened … Continued

Mercy as health care policy

By Tim Muldoontheologian, Boston College One of the earliest examples of Christian art–a fresco on the Catacomb of Sts. Marcellinus … Continued

A Pro-Life Position Most Religious People Embrace

In giving government support to promising research utilizing stem cells, which can enhance the life and health of millions of … Continued

Words Have Meaning

When he lifted the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research, President Obama said, “As a person of … Continued

Abortion’s Morality and the Candidates

There has been much talk lately about whether the topic of abortion is really all that relevant in an election … Continued

Christianity Produces a Sound Soul and Sound Body

Science does a wonderful job making my body healthy. That is good, but religion can do something better. Christianity cures … Continued

Abusing Children in the Name of God

A hemophilic boy in Pennsylvania bleeds to death over a period of two days from a small cut on his … Continued

No Caff Cup of Wisdom

Even a fair-trade hippie like me will go to Starbucks if a cute girl invites me. I’m not a fan … Continued

First, Do No Evangelizing

By Richard P. Sloan Should the medical care you receive from your doctor depend upon the quality of the available … Continued