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Press Releases

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June 3, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Member Sues U.S. Department of Health and Human Services After Fertility-Awareness Based Methods Removed from Health Coverage

CMA Issued Public Comments Recommending FABM Remain Covered in November of 2021  Philadelphia, PA – June 3, 2022 – Catholic Medical Association, which has issued public comments recommending coverage of Fertility-Awareness Based Methods (FABM), applauds action taken by CMA member, Dr. Cami Jo Tice-Harouff, who is suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services after... Read More

May 19, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Files Amicus Brief in Support of Centura Health, Speaks Out Against Physician Assisted Suicide

Philadelphia, PA- May, 19, 2022- Catholic Medical Association has filed an Amicus Brief in support of Centura Health, a Christian health care system in Colorado composed of Catholic and Seventh-day Adventist hospitals, including St. Anthony Hospital, the Catholic Hospital where Centura holds that one of its doctors who violated its policy on physician assisted suicide was let go.... Read More

May 12, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Applauds, Thanks U.S. Senators Who Stood Up for Life, Voted Down Extreme Abortion Bill

Philadelphia, PA-May 12, 2022-  Catholic Medical Association wishes to thank the United States Senators who voted against the Women’s Health Protection Act to ensure this extreme abortion on demand bill did not pass. “We are grateful to the members of our United States Senate who recognize and respect the right to life,” said Tim Millea, M.D., Chair of... Read More

April 6, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Disappointed, Concerned After Colorado Governor Signs Radical Abortion Bill into Law

Philadelphia, PA-April 6, 2022- Catholic Medical Association today condemned action taken in the State of Colorado, where the “Reproductive Health Equity Act” was signed into law. “We once again find ourselves standing up for the fundamental right to life and defending the innate dignity each of us has from the moment of conception,” said Craig Treptow,... Read More

April 5, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Congratulates Father Earl Fernandes on Becoming Bishop of Columbus Diocese

Philadelphia, PA -April 5, 2022- Catholic Medical Association extends it heartfelt congratulations to Bishop-elect Earl Fernandes, who Pope Francis named Bishop of the Diocese of Columbus, OH. “Congratulations to Bishop-elect Fernandes on this monumental accomplishment. We know that your faith will inspire and guide the people of Columbus as you carry out the duties of your... Read More

April 4, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Condemns Oregon’s Removal of Residency Requirements for Physician Assisted Suicide

Philadelphia, PA -April 4, 2022- Catholic Medical Association, which strongly opposes Physician Assisted Suicide, today condemned the State of Oregon’s decision to no longer enforce residency requirements for patients seeking euthanasia. “Removing the residency requirement from Oregon’s so called ‘Death with Dignity Act’ further undermines the dignity and sanctity of life. Inviting people from across state... Read More

March 21, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Files Amicus Brief to Protect New York Health Care Workers from Discriminatory Vaccine Mandate

Philadelphia, PA-March 21, 2022- Catholic Medical Association has taken action against the State of New York, filing an amicus brief to protect health care workers from a discriminatory vaccine mandate. The brief was filed on March 18th by attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom on behalf of CMA after New York removed religious exemptions from its original mandate. “The... Read More

March 16, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Expresses Concern After WHO Statement Calls Trisomy 21 Preventable ‘Birth Defect’

Philadelphia, PA—March 16, 2022—Catholic Medical Association expressed concern after the World Health Organization stated publicly that Trisomy 21, commonly referred to as Down Syndrome, is a “severe birth defect” which can be “prevented.” “The statement made by WHO represents a major need for greater respect, dignity, and awareness for people living with Trisomy 21,” said... Read More