Posts Tagged ‘hospital’

Sydney archbishop back home after paralysis

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney has returned to his residence following months in hospitals because he had been stricken with a rare syndrome. Just before Christmas, Archbishop Fisher was diagnosed with Guillan- Barré Syndrome which affects the immune system, resulting in paralysis. From intensive care at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, he went to Mt Read more

US priest ordained in hospital bed two days before dying

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

A seminarian in the United States was ordained as a priest in a hospital bed only two days before dying of colon cancer. Fr William Carmona, 51, from Columbia, was ordained by Bishop David Choby of Nashville at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital Northwest in San Antonio, Texas, on September 8. Fr Carmona, who died on Read more

Polish hospital boss sacked for refusing to abort late-term baby

Friday, July 11th, 2014

The mayor of Warsaw has sacked the Catholic head of a maternity hospital who refused on conscience grounds to abort a foetus with severe deformities. Obstetrician Bogdan Chazan did not advise the mother of where she could get an abortion or that the legal gestational limit for the procedure was approaching. So mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz fired him Read more

Hospital Chaplaincy beyond religious control?

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Sometimes truth is so hard to stomach that even though it stares you in the face and shouts itself hoarse trying to be heard we remain oblivious to its presence. This may be because the emerging truth demands much of us. The truth I have to face is that the Christian religion I represent has Read more

You want ME to pray for you? It’s becoming more unlikely…

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Getting any kind of help from Jesus didn’t seem likely when I was propelled onto a praying exploration by my friend Marcia’s decision to go on pilgrimage. Neither did I expect preaching at a local church, an unusual experience for me these days, the preaching and the going to church, to be a tipping point. The gospel I Read more

Unborn child is not a person, Catholic hospital argues

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Colorado’s Catholic bishops have hastened to uphold the rights of the unborn after a Catholic hospital in the state won a wrongful-death lawsuit by arguing that an unborn child is not a person. The case was brought by Jeremy Stodghill, whose 31-year-old wife Lori and her unborn twins all died in 2006 at a hospital Read more