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« 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...

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