We think that significant moral questions are raised by the universal health debate and would like to christian_new.jpgformulate several for you. Our purpose is not to draw a one-size-fits-all conclusion about the merits of all current health care bills. These raise complex questions and there are reasons to support and/or oppose various pieces of different bills.
The Catholic Church has affirmed for some time a right to a minimum of decent, humane and accessible health care. This does not imply that a nationalized health care system is a good idea, nor its establishment a fundamental right. But it does imply that Catholics should work for some kind of improvement or reform in the current system on behalf of those who cannot afford adequate care. -Read More