Posts Tagged ‘Sr Carol Keehan’

Nun acknowledged for her Obamacare ‘generous service’

Monday, May 30th, 2022
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Pope Francis has praised the work of Sr Carol Keehan as someone “continuing the healing ministry of Jesus Christ”. Sr Keehan, DC, is the former head of the Catholic Health Association. Her crusading work in US health care led her to defy the US bishops’ conference to support President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act in Read more

Church has ‘duty’ to counter vaccine deniers

Thursday, May 6th, 2021
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An expert on the Vatican’s Covid-19 commission says religious working in health care and schools have a duty to educate and to counter vaccine deniers. Women religious and Catholic organisations who serve others every day are “our best hope for safe and fair distribution of vaccines. “They are also the best tool for convincing people Read more

Women’s Church roles questioned at Rome conference

Friday, May 1st, 2015

A conference in Rome has seen searching questions posed about unnecessary restrictions on women in the Catholic Church. The Pontifical “Antonianum” University and four embassies to the Holy See sponsored the conference held on Tuesday. It came after Pope Francis’s invitation to seek a “more widespread and incisive female presence” in the Church. According to Read more