Catholic Health Care Documents


USCCB Subcommittee on Health Care Issues

Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Healthcare Services

Catechism of Catholic Church

New American Bible

Papal Encyclicals and Vatican writings on Health Care

Church Statements / Positions

Moral Principles Concerning Infants with Anencephaly

Guidelines for Evaluating Reiki as an  Alternative Therapy

The Distinction Between Direct Abortion and Legitimate Medical Procedures

Memo to Bishops on Vaccines for COVID-19

Moral Considerations Regarding the New COVID-19 Vaccines

The Pastoral Role of the Diocesan Bishop in Catholic Health Care Ministry