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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


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

June 12, 2018

Catholic Medical Association and National Catholic Bioethics Center Announce Disappointment with the American Medical Association’s Decision Not to Endorse Their Council’s Recommendation to Continue Opposing Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide

(PHILADELPHIA, PA)— June 12, 2018 The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) in concert with the National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) announced disappointment in the decision by the American Medical Associations (AMA) House of Delegates who voted to reject their own Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs’ (CEJA) report recommending the AMA retain its long-held opposition to physician-assisted suicide.... Read More

June 7, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Celebrates U.S. Supreme Court’s Defense of Conscience Rights in Colorado Cake Baker Case

PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 4, 2018 –  Calling it a victory for conscience rights, today the Catholic Medical Association, (CMA) praised the Supreme Court’s decision supporting a Christian Colorado baker who refused for religious reasons to create a wedding cake for a gay couple. Last December the CMA joined the Alliance Defending Freedom, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the... 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