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Press Releases

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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

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