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Press Releases

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April 21, 2021

Catholic Medical Association Dismayed After Ban on Federally Funded Fetal Tissue Research is Reversed 

Philadelphia, PA- April 21, 2021- The Catholic Medical Association is dismayed after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reversed restrictions which banned NIH research and limited federally funded research using the tissues of aborted babies. “This move by HHS completely undermines life-affirming science and disregards the need for ethical perspective on the way we... Read More

April 17, 2021

Catholic Medical Association Issues Support of The Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act in Joint Statement

Philadelphia, PA- April 17, 2021- Catholic Medical Association is deeply concerned about inequities in care for our most vulnerable patients, especially children born at the cusp of viability or with disabilities. We join our medical colleagues in the Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine (AHM) representing approximately 30,000 members, in a statement supporting the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Life-limiting... Read More

April 7, 2021

Medical Ethics and Diversity Act: A Letter of Thanks to Arkansas Governor

The below letter was sent to Arkansas Governor, Asa Hutchinson, to thank him for signing the Medical Ethics and Diversity Act into law. The letter was sent by CMA, in partnership with The Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, which represents more than 30,000 healthcare professionals committed to promoting and upholding Hippocratic medicine’s fundamental principles. Together with these likeminded... Read More

March 16, 2021

Becerra Nomination: CMA Submits Letter of Opposition to U.S. Senate, Encourages Members To Do the Same

Below, you will find a letter Catholic Medical Association has sent to the United States Senate, expressing our profound concern regarding the nomination of Mr. Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services. With the support of American Association of Pro-life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Pediatricians, and Christian Medical and Dental Association,... Read More

March 2, 2021

JOINT STATEMENT ON VACCINES AND CONSCIENCE PROTECTION

Philadelphia, PA- March 2, 2021- It has been over a year since the first diagnosis of COVID-19 in the United States. Due to this pandemic’s effects, our society has experienced limitations in personal freedoms to a level we have never known. Social interactions and work environments have been changed by social distancing, masks, hospital and... Read More

February 4, 2021

Catholic Medical Association Expresses Concerns After Biden Administration Rescinds Mexico City Policy

Philadelphia, PA- February 4, 2021- The Catholic Medical Association expresses grave concern regarding President Joe Biden’s action to rescind Mexico City Policy, allowing foreign governments to use U.S. assistance to fund abortions. “The Catholic Medical Association is very disappointed that the Biden Administration actively promotes abortion under a false guise of healthcare,” said Dr. Michael Parker,... Read More

January 23, 2021

Catholic Medical Association Condemns Hateful Disruption of Mass for Unborn Lives on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Philadelphia, PA- January 23, 2021- The Catholic Medical Association is calling on President Joe Biden and his Administration, along with Ohio Governor, Mike DeWine, to condemn the actions of several abortion rights activists who disrupted a Catholic Mass for the Unborn and for Life. The so-called “protest” occurred at St. Joseph Cathedral in Columbus, OH on January 22,... Read More

December 17, 2020

Catholic Medical Association Congratulates HHS, OCR on Action to Protect Conscience, Religious Freedom

Philadelphia, PA- December 17, 2020- The Catholic Medical Association wishes to congratulate the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for actions taken in California and Vermont which preserve the conscience protection of healthcare professionals and the religious liberty of every American. “CMA is encouraged to see the Administration block funding... Read More

December 16, 2020

Information Regarding Degrees of Responsibility of Vaccine Usage

Philadelphia, PA- December 16, 2020- We are so fortunate to be able to rely on the Catholic Church for authoritative guidance concerning the moral use of vaccines to protect against COVID-19. Questions are not new concerning vaccines that have used aborted fetal cell lines in their development, or ancillary testing (effectiveness, safety, etc.). Even though such abortions... Read More