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Press Releases

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February 21, 2019

Catholic Medical Association supports Ohio’s ‘Heartbeat Bill,’ commends members who have worked to promote the proposed legislation

PHILADELPHIA, PA– FEBRUARY 21, 2019 –The Catholic Medical Association today issued its full support of Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill,” which is set to be voted on in the near future. Once passed, the “Heartbeat Bill” will ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, usually around 6-8 weeks into a pregnancy. “In medicine, we place a... Read More

February 6, 2019

Catholic Medical Association condemns New York’s new abortion laws, calls on Catholics to demand action from state lawmakers

PHILADELPHIA, PA– FEBRUARY 6, 2019 – The Catholic Medical Association resolutely condemns the Reproductive Health Act (RHA), signed into New York law by Governor Andrew Cuomo in January—as well as “copy-cat” states which have introduced similar legislation to legalize abortions up to the moment of birth. “The Catholic Medical Association, along with all people of goodwill,... Read More

January 17, 2019

Catholic Medical Association to Join Tens of Thousands in 46th Annual March for Life March’s ‘Unique from Day One’ theme aligns directly with CMA’s mission

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 17, 2019 – Members of The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) will march through the streets of Washington, DC tomorrow to advocate for human rights. The annual March for Life brings together tens of thousands of pro-life organizations and leaders, marking the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. “The physicians of the CMA, along... Read More

October 17, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Speaks Out Against Fellow Medical Organization’s Decision to Take a “Neutral Stance” on Physician-Assisted Suicide

PHILADELPHIA, PA – OCTOBER 17, 2018 – The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) today expressed deep disappointment and concern over the American Academy of Family Physicians’ (AAFP) decision to officially take a “neutral stance” on physician-assisted suicide. The move marks a shift in the American medical communities overall long and deeply held opposition to PAS. “It is quite startling that... Read More

October 2, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Applauds HHS’s First Step Cancelling Contract for Medical Research Using Aborted Babies, However, Nearly $100 Million For Similar Experiments Remain

PHILADELPHIA, PA October 2, 2018 – The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) along with the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG), applauds the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) first step in cancelling a contract for medical research using aborted babies, however nearly $100 million for similar experiments remain. The CMA joined AAPLOG and dozens... Read More

September 6, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Announces Support for U.S. Bishops’ Call for Lay Commission to Investigate Alleged Clergy Abuses

PHILADELPHIA, PA- September 6, 2018—The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) announced it is joining Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, (USCCB) in calling for a national lay commission with independent authority to investigate Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano’s assertions regarding ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and other abuses of the type recently described in the... Read More

August 9, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Condemns the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Use of Aborted Babies’ Tissue in Experiments

CMA is calling on Congress and the Trump Administration to immediately rescind contracts PHILADELPHIA, PA– August 8,  2018 – CNSNews is reporting that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration signed a new contract last month to acquire “fresh” human fetal tissue to transplant into “humanized mice” proving the animals to have functioning “human immune systems,” according to... Read More

July 23, 2018

Catholic Medical Association’s 87th Annual Educational Conference to Focus on Restoring Compassionate Patient Care in a Technocratic Age

Topics to include: End of Life/Palliative Care, Cannabis: Science & Confusion, Abortion Pill Reversal, Combating Physician Burnout PHILADELPHIA, PA June 20, 2018 – The Catholic Medical Association’s Annual Educational Conference to provide strategies for today’s Catholic medical professionals on how to best balance modern issues of technocracy versus providing compassionate Christ-like care to patients. The conference, “Restoring... Read More

July 10, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Praises President Trump Appointing Traditionalist Nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

PHILADELPHIA July 10, 2018 — The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) enthusiastically supports President Donald Trump’s choice of traditional jurist Federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court held by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kavanaugh, an experienced jurist has a strong record of protecting life and religious liberty.  “A major tenet of CMA’s... Read More