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Press Releases

For more information on Press Releases or Interview Inquiries please contact Jill Blumenfeld, Director of Communications: [email protected] or (484) 270-8002 x5426


October 27, 2016

CMA Appalled by Emails Showing Clinton Staffers’ Offensive Remarks about Catholics

In recent weeks, the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks released emails between Hillary Clinton, her staffers, and campaign supporters. They show extremely hostile comments about Catholics. As a Catholic organization concerned with religious freedom and conscience rights, the Catholic Medical Association (CMA) is disturbed by these comments made by supporters of a person running for the highest... Read More

July 14, 2016

CMA Dismayed at SCOTUS Overturning Safety Requirements for TX Abortion Clinics

The CMA was dismayed and saddened by the June 27, 2016, Supreme Court decision against basic safety requirements for Texas abortion clinics.  Due to documented unsanitary conditions and poor safety records at many abortion clinics country-wide, the Texas state law was useful and necessary.  Texas’ law (H.B. 2) required that abortion facilities meet the same... Read More

July 13, 2016

CMA Opposes Pubertal Suppression in Minors for “Gender-Choosing” Purposes

The CMA urges health care professionals to adhere to genetic science and sexual complementarity over ideology in the treatment of gender dysphoria (GD) in children.  This includes especially avoiding puberty suppression and the use of cross-sex hormones in children with GD.  Human sexuality is binary by design to ensure the reproduction of our species.  One’s... Read More

August 25, 2015

Defund Planned Parenthood and Stop Fetal Organ Trafficking

August 3, 2015 Philadelphia, PA- The Board of Directors of the Catholic Medical Association (CMA), the largest association of Catholic physicians and healthcare professionals in the United States, calls upon the American Medical Association and all other medical organizations to condemn fetal organ trafficking. The Catholic Medical Association is deeply disturbed by revelations that Planned... Read More

April 23, 2015

Wisconsin CMA Guilds Issue Statement Opposing Legalization of Assisted Suicide

The Wisconsin Catholic Medical Guilds have created an official statement opposing legalization of assisted suicide.  The Guild is opposing Senate Bill 28 and the companion, Assembly Bill 67. These bills would exempt healthcare providers from criminal, civil and disciplinary liability for prescribing and dispensing lethal doses of medication. The physician-led Catholic Medical Guilds of Wisconsin,... Read More

April 20, 2015

Rev. Robert McTeigue, S.J., Ph.D. to Speak at Boot Camp

Bala Cynwyd, PA    The Third Catholic Medical Boot Camp for Medical Students and Residents will be hosting a nationally-recognized speaker, Rev. Robert McTeigue, S.J., Ph.D. on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, PA. as a keynote speaker. Bala Cynwyd, PA    The Third Catholic Medical Boot Camp for Medical Students and... Read More

March 30, 2015

CMA plays role in launching Catholic Bar Association

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — At a time when the Catholic faith is facing increasing challenges in society and the courts, a new international organization has been formed to support Catholic attorneys. On March 6, a group of approximately 30 individuals — with another 15 or so joining by phone — met in a conference room... Read More

February 27, 2015

Catholic Medical Association Physicians Making a Difference

You Won’t Believe How This Pro-Life Doctor Saved a Woman’s Baby Midway Through an Abortion Advancements in science and medical technology have proven to be great gifts to the pro-life movement time and time again. Doctors are able to routinely deliver premature babies at earlier and earlier stages of development. Innovations in sonogram imaging have... Read More

February 18, 2015

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

(ST. CLOUD, Fla.)— On February 4, 2015, Dr. Peter Morrow, Internal Medicine physician and employed physician at St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, was sworn in as the President of the Catholic Medical Association (CMA). Dr. Morrow is now the 2015 President of the largest association of Catholic health care professionals in the United States. (ST.... Read More