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Press Releases

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September 25, 2014

Vatican Cardinal Burke opens CMA Conference in Florida

Vatican Cardinal Raymond Burke is back in his homeland of America this week and if anything the appreciation for him has increased rather than waned. Reprinted with permission from: http://www.lifesitenews.com/topics/catholic-church By John-Henry Westen Cardinal Raymond Burke poses for a photo with members of the Catholic Medical Association. (Photo by: Dr. John Hartman) Vatican Cardinal Raymond... Read More

December 4, 2013

CMA Critiques ACLU Lawsuit

Bala Cynwyd, PA— The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) issued the following statement in response to the most recent lawsuit filed against the USCCB by the ACLU: Bala Cynwyd, PA— The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) issued the following statement in response to the most recent lawsuit filed against the USCCB by the ACLU: The lawsuit filed... Read More

November 17, 2013

CMA Stands with US Bishops Against HHS Mandate

Bala Cynwyd, PA—November 18, 2013. Board President John I. Lane, M.D.,  speaking on behalf of the members of the Catholic Medical Association,  issued the following statement in response to the USCCB Special Message on the HHS mandate issued November 13, 2013: Bala Cynwyd, PA—November 18, 2013. Board President John I. Lane,  M.D., speaking on behalf... Read More

December 18, 2012

Statement on Funding for More Abortions in Military Hospitals

Bala Cynwyd, PA—For years, federal funding for abortion in military hospitals was prohibited for any reason except for procedures to save the life of a mother. Following passage of a final version of the defense authorization bill on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, which allows the Department of Defense to pay for abortions in cases of rape... Read More

November 6, 2012

Statement on the 2012 Presidential Election Results

Bala Cynwyd, PA—The reelection of President Obama is a profound disappointment for many in the Catholic Medical Association, who were hoping for a real change in direction from the last four years. There is no doubt that achieving authentic healthcare reform and strengthening protection under the law for the right to life, respect for conscience,... Read More

October 3, 2012

2012 CMA Conference an Outstanding Success

Bala Cynwyd, PA – The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) concluded its largest and most successful conference ever on Saturday, September 29, 2012, hosting a record number of medical students and passing two important resolutions, one on the HHS mandate and a second on traditional marriage.   The 81st annual educational conference of the Catholic Medical... Read More

August 1, 2012

Reckoning and Resolve: The Obama HHS Mandate

On August 1, 2012, President Obama’s HHS mandate took effect. We cannot let this day pass without a reckoning of what has been lost and without a statement of resolve to restore our freedom, rights, and security. President Obama’s mandate constitutes a raw use of political power to subsidize services and organizations to which his... Read More

June 19, 2012

CMA Provides Comments on HHS Proposed “Accommodation”

The Catholic Medical Association filed public comments on the HHS Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on June 19, 2012. On March 21, 2012, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury announced their intent to modify the HHS mandate to exempt some religious organizations from its provisions while maintaining the Obama administration’s... Read More

May 21, 2012

CMA Welcomes Lawsuits from Catholic Institutions

On Monday, May 21, 2012, over 40 Catholic institutions filed lawsuits in 12 legal jurisdictions across the United States to fight the injustice of President Obama’s HHS mandate. In response, the Catholic Medical Association issued the following statement: “The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) welcomes this array of lawsuits because they express the resolve of Catholic... Read More

May 7, 2012

CMA Protests California Bill

Democrat State Senator Ted W. Lieu introduced Senate Bill 1172 into the California Senate which, if enacted, would ban psychotherapy to help minors dealing with same sex attraction and also heavily regulate even adult patients who seek such therapy. The Catholic Medical Association sent a letter to California Senate Judiciary Committee members, who will vote... Read More