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NICU staff stayed behind to care for preemie patients during Hurricane Laura

Putting aside their own fears, these medical professionals ensured their vulnerable patients continued to get the care they needed.

Deirdre Byrne, religious sister and former Army surgeon, to address Republican convention

Sr. Deirdre Byrne has worn a uniform and a habit, but what counts for her is the opportunity to serve.

Photo of doctor praying the Rosary in COVID-19 hospital goes viral

Faith and grace carry this doctor through the challenge of healing patients in an overwhelmed healthcare system.

This doctor-in-training volunteered to accompany patients dying of COVID-19

When a medical student signed up to volunteer at a local hospital, she learned the importance of being present to the dying.

Mother and daughter graduate med school together and end up at the same hospital

The inspirational doctors, Cynthia and Jasmine Kudji, had a welcome surprise when they discovered they'd be finishing their medical training together.

Ask God to send angels to protect your local hospital

This prayer asks God to surround a hospital with a special angelic presence.

Italian priest becomes a doctor again to help with pandemic

From healing souls to healing bodies, this priest is doing everything he can to help his flock.

Pro-Life Nebraska group educates with ultrasound in school

Heart of a Child Ministries is spearheading an effort to instill respect for human development in Nebraska's youth.

Organ donations surge in Canada after legalization of assisted suicide

Canadian patients approved for euthanasia can be approached for organ donations, creating an ethical quandary.

Catholic Medical Association launches conscience app

Doctors who have ethical questions in the midst of treating a patient can check their phones for answers.

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