The Fellowship of Catholic Scholars announces its upcoming Convention which will take place at the end of September. For details visit http://www.CatholicScholars.org or contact Amy Fontecchio at email@example.com.
Bioethics, Health Care, and Catholic Teaching
An Educational Formation Program for Health Care Professionals, Catechists, Educators, and Clergy
August 3rd, 2012
March 19th, 2012
Our March 23-24 conference on “Human Dignity at the End of Life” is sold out! Unfortunately, we do not have room for any more participants. Please check our website or find us on Facebook to stay informed about future Converging Roads conferences.
January 11th, 2012
By Denise J. Hunnell, MD, a former Converging Roads participant: Are there significant consequences when doctors and nurses provide health care that violates their moral or professional principles? The APPROPRICUS study, results of which were reported in the December 28 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), suggests that the inability of physicians to practice medicine in accord with their personal ethical standards leaves them professionally dissatisfied and clinically less effective. Read more at www.tinyurl.com/conscience-rights
December 28th, 2011
Rev. John A. Leies, SM, STD, a previous presenter for Converging Roads conferences, reveals an interesting discovery about why abortions were low in certain zip codes according to a study done in a New York City. You will be delightfully surprised: http://www.satodayscatholic.com/Leies_110411.aspx
December 28th, 2011
Our Associate Director, Arland Nichols, reflects on joy of hearing the heartbeat of a child in the womb: http://tinyurl.com/hearing-the-heart-of-a-child
November 11th, 2011
Every time we see one, she yells it – “Daddy’s flag!” I did not teach my daughter to refer to our country’s flag as Daddy’s flag. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/DaddysFlag
November 7th, 2011
Below is an article by our Director, Chris Stravitsch, which gives encouragement to expectant parents as they wait and groan for the gift of new life:
October 24th, 2011
Read a reflection by our Director published by Life News:
October 5th, 2011
Denise Burke, JD, Vice President of Legal Affairs for Americans United for Life, will be one of our presenters at our spring 2012 regional conference. You can read a recent article she wrote for the Washington Times in the ongoing fight against Planned Parenthood.
September 28th, 2011
Americans were promised objectivity, but received a Planned Parenthood ideology instead. Arland Nichol’s article published in The Public Discourse reveals how the HHS mandate on contraception was based on insufficient research: http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2011/09/4031