The NHS can make terrible mistakes. But its basic principle – healthcare provision based on need – is congruent with Church teaching

Pope says ‘intent to end life’ is completely different from withdrawing excessive or inappropriate medical treatment

Cardinal Raymond Burke says it’s a ‘beacon of light’ in a society confused about fundamental truths

The Pope was speaking to patients and medical professionals ahead of the World Day of the Sick

The Pope spoke to a group of healthcare professionals from Spain and Latin America

It makes perfect sense for those who care for the sick to work seven days a week

From midwifery to geriatrics, Catholics are being driven out of vast areas of the medical profession. We need to fight back now