OrthodoxChristianity.net
July 30, 2014, 03:24:23 PM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: Reminder: No political discussions in the public fora.  If you do not have access to the private Politics Forum, please send a PM to Fr. George.
 
   Home   Help Calendar Contact Treasury Tags Login Register  
Pages: « 1 2  All   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Pope, church leaders call for guaranteed health care for all people  (Read 3805 times) Average Rating: 0
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
GiC
Resident Atheist
Site Supporter
Merarches
*****
Offline Offline

Faith: Mathematician
Posts: 9,490



« Reply #45 on: November 21, 2010, 01:02:24 AM »

Pope, church leaders call for guaranteed health care for all people

"By Sarah Delaney
Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Benedict XVI and other church leaders said it was the moral responsibility of nations to guarantee access to health care for all of their citizens, regardless of social and economic status or their ability to pay..."

Full Article: http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1004736.htm

I am sure this will eventually have to be moved to "politics" but I thought we might start out here.


I think it was the moral responsibility of Christians to provide free healtcare, not nations?

That's how it worked historically...but when you're spending all your money to settle lawsuits...well, those hospitals are pretty expensive...
Logged

"The liberties of people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." -- Patrick Henry
Tags:
Pages: « 1 2  All   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.034 seconds with 27 queries.