Catholic teaching on life, death, organ transplantation and other important related issues


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A series of related articles at RenewAmerica.com  by Dr. Paul A Byrne, M.D.

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Note to Obama and his minions: The Catholic Church is by no means without influence in the modern era, as the conspicuous absence of the Soviet Union attests.

During a recent conversation about the HHS anti-conscience mandate, a friend who is neither Catholic nor particularly religious asked the following rhetorical question about the Obama administration: Do these people know who they’re messing with?

Her point, of course, was that the Church has spent nearly two millennia crushing attempts by secular rulers to dictate the way it carries out its charitable ministries. Commanding Catholic hospitals to fund sterilizations, contraceptives, and abortifacients isn’t like twisting the arm of some roundheel congressman. It’s going to take more than the usual Chitown chicanery to cow a venerable and well-funded organization that has brought more than one emperor to his knees.

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One way Catholics (especially Catholic women) can help the bishops

I vow to be a more involved patient. Imagine what would happen if every Catholic woman demanded that every doctor in every Catholic hospital cease and desist immediately from dispensing contraception? They’d listen to us. This is the time to help the bishops, ladies.

Will you join me?

Read more from Stacy Trasancos at Catholic Lane

Book review: Finis Vitae – – Is “Brain Death” True Death?

By Randy Engel

“Why Does A Corpse Need Anesthesia? —
A Hundred and One Questions and Answers on the Fiction of ‘Brain Death”

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Editor’s note: The information in this article might save your life … or the life of someone you love.

More abortion problems come to light at Catholic hospitals

“Most Catholic hospitals, their networks, their clinics, even on the labor delivery floor, do allow prescription of contraceptives. Some also allow sterilization … sometimes even elective sterilizations,” she said, adding that “a very few, I think a handful” perform abortions.

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