Healthcare

CST and Female Genital Mutilation

Activity
This fact sheet provides background information on female genital mutilation and identifies voices of women and men working to end this practice. Faith in action steps and discussion questions are...

Living CST: Jimmy Carter

Prayer Service
This prayer service reminds us of the faith that has moved U.S. President Jimmy Carter to dedicate himself to human rights, global healthcare, and peace for many decades and that continues to...

End Game

Film Discussion Guide
The Netflix documentary End Game offers a compassionate exploration of how residents in palliative care facilities are helped to face death with dignity. Discussion questions, faith in action, and a...
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Prayer for World Health

Prayer
As we celebrate World Health Day on April 7, let us pray to follow Christ the Healer, who displayed compassion and care for all who were suffering, especially those at the margins.  
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Prayer on the Scars of Violence

Prayer
This prayer guides us to pray for the healing of the young women who were victims of genital mutilation and for the end of this violent practice.  February 6th is the International Day of Zero...
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Film Discussion Guide
The HBO film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is based on Rebecca Skloot’s 2010 book of the same title about the life of Henrietta Lacks, a woman whose cancer cells revolutionized medical...
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An Overview of Church Teaching on Healthcare

Reflection
This resource provides a synthesis of Catholic social teaching on healthcare and includes a timeline, links for other resources, and a prayer for healthcare reform.  
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Code Black

Film Discussion Guide
Code Black highlights the challenges of practicing medicine in a high-trauma zone while dealing with institutional bureaucracy. This discussion guide includes reflection questions that provide...
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Prayer on Health

Prayer
This prayer reflects on Christ's inclusive healing ministry and calls us to support healthcare for all, especially those in poverty, those marginalized, and those ignored.

Alive Inside

Film Discussion Guide
In celebration of the International Day of Older Persons, this film discussion guide explores the power of music in overcoming memory loss. Alive Inside is a touching, powerful film that brings forth...

...And Health Care for All

Lesson Plan
The Affordable Care Act expands access to quality health care. Yet obstacles remain to getting people enrolled, and the need for universal health care persists for immigrants here and people around...

Healthcare

There is a lot of misinformation regarding the Catholic/Christian perspective on the issue of healthcare reform. This two-page resource provides a succinct summary of the key points drawn from the...