Posts Tagged ‘catholic hospitals’

Indonesia’s catholics come to the aid of earthquake victims

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Two Indonesian dioceses have issued an appeal calling on Catholics to raise funds to assist the victims of the earthquake that struck the tourist island of Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. And Catholic hospitals in Indonesia have sent medical teams to treat hundreds of people injured in the earthquake. Speaking to Read more

Irish Catholic hospital will comply with new abortion law

Friday, October 4th, 2013

A prominent Irish priest has resigned from the board of Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae University hospital after the hospital announced it would allow abortions in compliance with Ireland’s new law. Father Kevin Doran told the Irish Catholic that he left the governing board because “I can’t reconcile my own conscience with the statement, largely because I Read more

Doctors differ over German bishops and morning-after pill

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Germany’s Catholic bishops have decided that Catholic hospitals should provide the “morning-after” pill to rape victims “as long as this has a prophylactic and not an abortive effect”. But some Catholic doctors, who say the bishops relied on inaccurate medical information, question the assertion that this pill can function solely as a contraceptive. The bishops Read more

Abortions at Catholic hospital alleged in Spain

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

After fourteen monthly protests in front of Sant Pau hospital in Barcelona, little has changed. The institution, which claims to be Catholic and includes multiple priests on its board of directors, is accused of continuing to perform abortions, LifeSiteNews reports. Cardinal Archbishop Lluis Martínez Sistach remains silent while mainstream media headlines shout: “Hospitals linked to Read more