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

May 27, 2020

Catholic Medical Association Provides Expert Resources for Reopening Churches, Celebrating Mass

Philadelphia, PA- May 27, 2020— The Catholic Medical Association, working with its physician members, continues to provide critical resources to ensure safety as the world navigates through the COVID-19 Pandemic. Included in our efforts are several documents which detail best practices and guidelines for celebrating sacraments, developed by medical experts and religious leaders- including CMA... Read More

May 18, 2020

Catholic Medical Association’s Official Radio Show, Doctor, Doctor, Wins Gabriel Award

The Catholic Press Association will host the Catholic Media Awards on July 2 at 3 p.m. CT on its Facebook page. Visit www.catholicmediaconference.org/home for more information Philadelphia, PA- May 18, 2020— Catholic Medical Association is proud to announce Doctor, Doctor is a first-place recipient of a Gabriel Award, an annual Catholic Press Association contest which... Read More

April 3, 2020

Catholic Medical Association Encourages Ethical COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Philadelphia, PA- April 3, 2020—The Catholic Medical Association announced today its opposition of the use of cells from aborted babies being used to develop a vaccine for Covid-19. “We need to ensure vaccinating as many people as possible. To achieve this goal, we must ensure the availability of an equally efficacious vaccine be produced that would... Read More

March 27, 2020

Guiding Principles For Catholic Healthcare Professionals During a Pandemic

The Ethics Committee of the Catholic Medical Association Catholic physicians and health care workers for centuries have led the world in the care for the most vulnerable during times of crisis. Recalling our commissioning by the Divine Physician, the Catholic Christian physician has a special calling—different from the secular world—in that he or she sees... Read More

February 13, 2020

Deficiencies in Scientific Evidence for Medical Management of Gender Dysphoria

The Linacre Quarterly, official journal of The Catholic Medical Association, publishes article which finds ‘serious deficits’ in scientific evidence for medical management of gender dysphoria For Immediate Release Philadelphia, PA—In an article published in the February 2020 issue of The Linacre Quarterly, Dr. Paul Hruz critically details “serious deficits” in scientific evidence regarding medical management... Read More

November 25, 2019

Catholic Medical Association Responds to Article on Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Philadelphia, PA—The Catholic Medical Association disagrees with information in a recent article published by The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine and The Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, in which a claim is made that Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) pose serious health risks. On the contrary, crisis pregnancy centers or pregnancy information centers, are... Read More

November 19, 2019

CMA, Solidarity HealthShare and Christ Medicus Foundation Applaud HHS Action to Create More Transparency in Healthcare

Philadelphia, PA—The Catholic Medical Association, together with Solidarity HealthShare and Christ Medicus Foundation are commending the Trump Administration for its push to achieve more transparency in healthcare. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Friday that two rules issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services “will require hospitals to publicly disclose... Read More

November 12, 2019

CMA Responds After Two Federal Judges Block Conscience Protection Rule 

Philadelphia, PA—The Catholic Medical Association is disappointed to learn two federal judges ruled to block The Department of Health and Human Services’ Conscience Protection Rule. CMA previously expressed its support of HHS’ Conscience Rule, which aims to “protect healthcare providers, individuals, and other health care entities from having to provide, participate in, pay for, or... Read More

October 21, 2019

Catholic Medical Association Speaks Out Against AMA’s Abortion-Defending Statement

Philadelphia, PA—The Catholic Medical Association is voicing opposition to a recent abortion-defending position issued by the American Medical Association. In its statement, “Ban on standard D&E abortion procedure is unsafe, unwarranted,” which is in response to Kentucky legislation—the AMA affirms second and third trimester D&E abortions. A dilation and evacuation uses both vacuum aspiration and... Read More