It’s normal to want to trust your doctor’s advice, to heed his every word when it comes to your own care, or the care of a loved one. You know he has taken the Hippocratic Oath and you believe he has your best interests at heart. But is that always the case? What happens when you have a serious or terminal illness? Will he still give you the care that everyone deserves? When it comes to POLST forms, education is key.
If we could count the ways that physicians have become the politicians of their chosen profession, perhaps we would better understand why human lives are like poker chips, popular votes or, even worse, trash.
By Rey Flores
It was reported this past week that 60 percent of Richmond, Virginia, households were single parent. More specifically, this means that these single parent homes are single mother homes.
By Rita Diller
Four days before he was elected to the papacy, then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio said that the next pope must be one who will bring the Church out of itself and set the laity on the path of evangelization.
40 Years of the Culture of Death: A Pastoral Letter on the Occasion of the Anniversary of ‘Roe v. Wade’
By Archbishop Samuel Aquila
This pastoral letter was written for the anniversary of Roe v. Wade in January.
By Phil Lawler
Cardinal Sean O’Malley is certainly right to call for fasting and prayer . . . as we [recently observed] the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
Some of us who have been involved in battling the culture of death for more than 40 years realize that the time has come to reevaluate the way we approach our goal to end the moral madness that permeates today’s culture.
By Kurt Kondrich
[Recently] I read a very disturbing article titled “New Prenatal Test Is Bringing Eugenics Back to Germany,” and I could not help but think of the famous quote from American philosopher George Santayana: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.