Health Care

Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center Provides Medical and Dental Services to Pittsburgh’s Uninsured

As rising costs have placed many Pennsylvanians out of reach of adequate health care, one organization is lending a helping hand by providing services free of charge. Since 2007, the Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center has provided free medical and dental services for thousands
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Meet the 2014 Candidates for Governor

Printer-friendly Church Bulletin Insert There are many issues on the minds of Catholic voters in this election. On November 4, Election Day in the Commonwealth, we have important political choices to make. The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference invited both candidates for Pennsylvania g
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Health Care for ½ Million More Pennsylvanians with Healthy PA Approval

Governor Tom Corbett’s Healthy Pennsylvania plan received federal approval this week meaning as many as 600,000 more Pennsylvanians will be able to access quality, affordable health care through the private insurance market. The plan is being described as an innovative way to use the
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PCC & PCHA Applaud Expansion of Health Insurance Coverage

The Pennsylvania Catholic Health Association (PCHA) and the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) issued this statement today applauding the federal approval of Governor Tom Corbett’s Healthy Pennsylvania, a plan that will allow hundreds of thousands more Pennsylvanians access to nec
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Catholic Iraq

Iraq: CRS, Caritas Reach Displaced Families

Escalating violence in northern and central Iraq has caused devastation and mass displacement of 1.2 million people since January. Fear looms as the Islamic State of Iraq and greater Syria (ISIS) has taken control of large swaths of the Ninewa, Salah Al-Din and Diyala provinces. Relig
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Down Syndrome Pennsylvania

Governor Corbett Signs Down Syndrome Education Act

Facing the prospect of raising a child with Down syndrome may seem overwhelming for many parents. The unanswered questions and worries may overshadow the realization of the child’s dignity and humanity. The Down Syndrome Prenatal and Postnatal Education Act, also called “Chloe&#
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UPDATED Oppose S. 2578’s Unprecedented Attack on Conscience, Religious Freedom

Update: On July 16 the U.S. Senate voted against considering S. 2578, a bill empowering the federal government to override the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and other federal conscience laws when it mandates including any “item or service” in health plans. On June 30,
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U.S. Supreme Court Makes Favorable Religious Liberty Decision

Pennsylvania Catholic Conference Encouraged by Favorable U.S. Supreme Court Religious Liberty Decision “[R]eason recognizes that religious freedom is a fundamental right of man, reflecting his highest dignity, that of seeking the truth and adhering to it, and recognizing it as an indi
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Cathoic Pennsylvania Nurses

Join the National Association of Catholic Nurses

Are you a nurse or do you know a nurse? Consider joining the National Association of Catholic Nurses. The association “gives nurses of different backgrounds, but with the same Roman Catholic values, the opportunity to promote moral principles within the Catholic context in nursi
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