Witness For Life and Changes to the PAS Bill

Public testimony provided by Kris Correira, PA-C addressed an issue changed in the legislation filed in 2019. It eliminated the attack on religious freedom. In both 2017 and 2018, I publicly testified before the legislature regarding the dangers of the assisted suicide bill. In particular, I alone focused on the attack on religious freedom not…Read more »

“Fraud” in Medicine

One bioethicist who would like to see people more frequently denied healthcare that he deems “futile” is up in arms because in “a new study, researchers found that zero physicians providing LDCT had a qualifying shared decision making visit with an evidence based decision aid. ‘Potential harms of screening were not adequately explained, and decision…Read more »

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s Legacy of Eugenics and Racism Can’t Be Ignored

By John P. Slattery. May 21, 2018. Original post in Religion Dispatches After Bishop Michael Bruce Curry delivered his sermon at today’s wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, many observers around the world wondered, as one headline put it, “Who was the Jesuit priest mentioned during the Royal Wedding sermon?” On Twitter, many of those familiar with…Read more »

Seasons of Caring

I sit here waiting for Mom at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. As we make our way from the lab to the doctor’s station to the transfusion suite, I see so many other cancer patients accompanied by their family as well. Some wear masks and gloves, some have little hair; others are in wheelchairs or carry…Read more »