Tag: Health Care Reform

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    “We saw the president as the one who would bring us together as a country, and what we learned in the first administration is that we were not yet ready to be that country,” says Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. More

    January 18, 2013 | Comments

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    Faith outreach, faith communities, faith councils, faith coalitions, and faith issues were all on display in Charlotte as Democrats tried to mobilize voters “around the values that are exemplified by the president.” More

    September 7, 2012 | Comments

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    Individual liberty versus the common good and the ongoing need for comprehensive immigration reform were among the issues religious groups continued to debate as the High Court’s current term came to a close More

    June 29, 2012 | Comments

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    “The whole system is greased to pay hospitals and others for expensive things people might not even want” at the end of life, says Dr. Lachlan Forrow, director of ethics and palliative care at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. More

    October 14, 2011 | Comments

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    “It’s impossible not to ration, it’s irrational not to ration, and it’s unethical not to ration” medical care at the end of life, says this professor of ethics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health. More

    October 14, 2011 | Comments

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    The Republican Party made significant gains with Catholic voters as well as white Protestants. Did the Democrats give up on religious outreach? More

    November 5, 2010 | Comments

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    “You cannot understand caregiving unless you do it,” says Arthur Kleinman. “Acts of caregiving come as close to what I think religion is as I could name.” More

    October 1, 2010 | Comments

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    Senate Democrats invited religion reporters to Capitol Hill to talk about outreach to communities of faith, the role of values in governing, and religious involvement in domestic and foreign policy issues. More

    July 28, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch more of our conversation on the Catholic Church, sexual abuse, divisions over health care reform, and questions about the church's moral authority.

    March 26, 2010 | Comments

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    “I want to just go peacefully. The only medications I want are going to be the ones that would comfort me. That’s all I want,” says Jill Steuer, a nurse with advanced-stage breast cancer who has decided to stop any kind of treatment and receive hospice care. More

    March 12, 2010 | Comments

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