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Press Releases

For more information on Press Releases or Interview Inquiries please contact Director of Communications, Susanne LaFrankie email: [email protected] or phone: (484) 270-8002 x 16


May 21, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Praises President Trump for Cutting Funds to Planned Parenthood, Allowing CMA to Apply for Grants

 PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 21, 2018 – The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) and other faith-based organizations will now be eligible to receive Title X Family Planning grant program money once prohibited to such non-profits.  The Department of Health and Human Services is expected to update regulations of the grant program—that would deny abortion providers such... Read More

May 8, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Praises American Medical Association’s First Step in Maintaining Opposition to Physician Assisted Suicide

Urges CMA Members and other Healthcare Professionals to Lobby AMA Board for Final Approval (PHILADELPHIA, PA)— May 8, 2018 The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) is urging its members and other healthcare professionals to contact the American Medical Association in support of maintaining its opposition to Physician Assisted Suicide (PAS) by not amending the AMA’s long-standing... Read More

April 28, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Offers Prayers and Condolences to the Parents of Alfie Evans

(PHILADELPHIA, PA)— April 28, 2018 The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) offers its prayers and condolences to the parents of Alfie Evans.  During these last weeks, CMA members have followed the extensive media coverage reporting on the condition and possible treatment options for Alfie Evans.  Based on various reports, the doctors treating Alfie seemed to indicate... Read More

April 4, 2018

New Abortion Pill Reversal Study Shows a 68% Success Rate Authors Include Catholic Medical Association Members

Progesterone Protocol Offers Second Chance for Women Who Change Their Minds After Beginning the Medical Abortion Procedure PHILADELPHIA, PA –  APRIL 4, 2018 –  A new medical study looking at the use of progesterone to reverse mifepristone (RU-486) medical abortions is being published in the peer-reviewed medical journal, Issues in Law and Medicine. Women who change their minds after taking mifepristone, the... Read More

February 12, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Joins with 25,000 Physicians Fighting Proposed Global Abortion Policy to Strip Conscience Rights Protections

PHILADELPHIA, PA – FEBRUARY 12, 2018 – Conscience rights protections for health care providers in the U.S. and abroad are once again under attack. The World Medical Association (WMA) representing 10 million physicians worldwide is poised to approve a policy that would demand doctors refer for abortion, even against their conscience. Although current federal statutes... Read More

January 26, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Calls Senate Confirmation of Health & Human Services Secretary a Major Victory for Life and Conscience Protection

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JANUARY 26, 2018 – Calling Alex Azar’s appointment a critical step in ensuring the protection of life and conscience rights the Catholic Medical Association (CMA), declared it another pro-life victory by the Trump administration. Azar, a graduate of Yale Law School clerked for pro-life Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The former pharmaceutical... Read More

January 19, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Members Participate in 2018 March For Life Celebrate President Trump’s Appearance & HHS’s Support of Conscience Rights

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 19, 2018 – Donning white coats members of the Catholic Medical Association (CMA) took to the streets of the nation’s capital today, joining with tens of thousands of other pro-life supporters at the annual March for Life. This year marks the 45th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion.... Read More

January 9, 2018

A New President for the Catholic Medical Association – Dr. Peter Morrow

(PHILADELPHIA, PA)— January 9, 2018 The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) is proud to announce the appointment of its new President, Dr. Peter Morrow an Internal Medicine physician. Dr. Morrow will lead the largest association of Catholic health care professionals in the United States. The Catholic Medical Association is a national, physician-led community of more than... Read More

January 3, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Announces First Female Editor of Linacre Quarterly – Physician, Attorney, Served on The National Council of the USCCB

PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 3, 2018 – The Catholic Medical Association, (CMA) is pleased to announce the new editor of the Linacre Quarterly, Barbara Golder, MD, JD. Dr. Golder, the first female editor in the peer reviewed 86-year history, served five years as Treasurer of the Florida Medical Association and Medical-Legal Editor Journal of the Florida... Read More