- Bishop Ricard Says Passage Of Aids Legislation Will Help Fight Scourge Of Disease (03-102)
May 16, 2003
The Chairman of the Committee on International Policy, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), said congressional approval of the AIDS legislation will help fight the scourge of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria in developing nations, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.
- Catholic Health Association Call on Congress to Expand Health Coverage to Millions of Uninsured (03-058)
March 12, 2003
Calling the fact that one in seven Americans does not have health insurance "morally unacceptable," three national Catholic organizations are pressing Congress to increase access to affordable health care to the millions of uninsured in the United States.
- Sister of Mercy Named Bishops' Consultant on Health Care (03-023)
February 4, 2003
Sister Mary Roch Rocklage, a member of the St. Louis Regional Community of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, has been named the U.S. bishops' health care consultant.