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Another Example the Health Care Bill IS REALLY NOT Pro-Life

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By Matt Smith Members of Congress are still trying to hide behind Catholic Health Association CEO Sister Carol Keehan’s pro-life declaration about the health care bill suffered another defeat on July 2, 2010. One component buried in the health care …

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Will the Catholic Health Association Support the Protect Life Act?

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Catholic Advocate has joined with eighteen pro-life organizations and leaders to request the Catholic Health Association support H.R. 5111, the Protect Life Act. As we informed our community back in April when Congressman Joe Pitts (R, PA-16) announced the introduction …

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The Price to Pay for Health Care Reform

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By: Anne Hendershott As the Obama administration continues to clamp down on executive salaries at financial firms receiving government aid, the real money for executive salaries remains in the non-profit health care world.  A 2008 Wall Street Journal study of tax exempt …

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The Catholic Health Association and the Future of Catholic Unity

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By: Stephen Phelan Five years short of its centennial anniversary, the Catholic Health Association (CHA) appears to have achieved a level of influence in American politics unsurpassed by perhaps any other health industry association, religious or secular, in history. Its …

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The Obama Catholic Coalition Meets in D.C.

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By: Deal W. Hudson & Matt Smith In the wake of the 2004 defeat of John Kerry, leftwing Catholics, aligned with the Democratic Party, got down to serious work. The result was a coalition of organizations, publications, writers, academics, and …

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The White House and the Congress Are Hurting the Church, and We Must Stop It

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By: Deal W. Hudson The present White House is having a huge impact on the Church in America.  It’s typical to hear talk about the influence of the Church on politics, but at the present moment the influence is definitely …

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President Obama Loves Catholics

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By Anne Hendershott President Obama Loves Catholics… Well, maybe it would be more accurate to say that President Obama loves some Catholics more than others.  He loves Catholics like Sr. Carol Keehan, President of the Catholic Health Association because she …

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Whose Side Are They On?

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By Anne Hendershott From the earliest battles over health care, Sr. Carol Keehan, president of the Catholic Health Association (CHA) has been out on the front lines defending the plan—and attacking those who criticize her tactics.  In her most recent …

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Bart Stupak Trusts the Promise of the Infanticide President

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By Deal Hudson We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men The evening the Stupak-Pitts Amendment passed, I expressed the hope that a new era of pro-life politics had begun.  For the first time, in a long time, …

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Bishops Plead With Congress Not to Pass Health Care

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By Deal Hudson In a last minute attempt to influence enough votes to defeat the health care bill containing abortion funding, the Catholic bishops issued a strongly worded statement. I fear it will be too little, too late.  The bishops …

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