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Nurse fighting coronavirus gets this heartwarming letter from young daughter

The virus is forcing harsh restrictions on families, but kids can honor their parents as everyday heroes.

Catholic hospital is first facility in New York dedicated to COVID-19 patients

Western New York healthcare system converting St. Joseph's Hospital for coronavirus response.

Catholic online healthcare organization offering help for coronavirus

First line of defense should be a phone call, health experts advise.

The Catholic physician who pioneered hand-washing to combat contagion

The man who pioneered the movement, Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis, was actually persecuted for his breakthrough discovery to the point of his untimely death.

Food as medicine, the real change of the health system

SOMOS Community Care, at the Vatican, presents a proposal enlightened by the encyclical “Laudato Si’”.

The forgotten ones: The brothers and sisters of a terminally ill child

The feeling of exclusion can create wounds and tensions deep within the family.

How an ancient Catholic order is saving the lives of Bethlehem’s most vulnerable babies

The good news of Bethlehem is not finished: The Order of Malta’s Holy Family Hospital is a refuge for Holy Land families.

Federal court denies the “conscience rights” of medical professionals

The rule would have made it easier for health care professionals to opt out of abortion and other procedures.

Inspired by St. Francis, this renowned American doctor works in one of the most remote places in the world

As head of Mother of Mercy hospital in the Nuba Mountains, Dr. Tom Catena relies on God every single day.