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May 1, 2019

By: Katelyn Kenney

I was getting brunch with a friend yesterday, and the conversation turned to assisted living services. My friend was expressing how her family has gotten a lot of flak for putting her grandmother in such a facility, and I shared that I was familiar with the industry because my mother has been...

April 3, 2019

The Rev. Beth Maynard, rector of Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church in Champaign, Illinois, holds a sign promoting the congregation’s donation to RIP Medical Debt. She and other church leaders pose with Springfield Bishop Dan Martins, who...

April 1, 2019

By: Katelyn Kenney

For this article of my “Journey to Palestine” series, I’ll be sharing a bit about the grant sites we visited in Ramallah, West Bank: the Arab Episcopal Diabetes Clinic and the Episcopal Technical and Vocational Training Center.

The Arab Episcopal Medical Center sits in the same lot as St...

August 22, 2018

Some of Perfect Paws Pet Ministry’s therapy dogs and their owners pose for a photo in Danvers, Massachusetts. Photo: Fran Weil

[Episcopal News Service] Paxton may not understand the full significance of his calling, but the 10-year-old Westie is one of All...

June 7, 2018

Smiles for Hope, led by Dr. Smita Borole, center, is a nonprofit providing free dental care in Knoxville, Tennessee, that grew out of outreach by St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral to the YWCA and the work of congregation member Pattie Thiel, front left. The pose here with...

November 27, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Reports of Obamacare’s death may have been greatly exaggerated.

Millions of Americans this month have signed up for health insurance on HealthCare.Gov, the website established by the Affordable Care Act, despite the Trump administration cutting spending on...

October 10, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Congress has allowed the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire. The failure to reauthorize this program threatens the health of 9 million children and pregnant women as well as the positive financial trajectory and stability of their...

September 24, 2017

Diocese of Alaska Bishop Mark Lattime, speaking here Sept. 22 at the House of Bishops meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, is one of six bishops to sign a letter to senators urging opposition to an Affordable Care Act repeal bill. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service

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September 19, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Over the past two weeks, U.S. senators have worked transparently and diligently on bipartisan legislation to improve health care for Americans. Yet now, Senate leaders are risking undermining progress in their own bipartisan reform process with a...

July 26, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] The United States Senate is now considering a series of measures that would radically remake the way health care is provided in this country, and dramatically change who has access to care. A partial, or “skinny,” repeal of the Affordable Care Act...

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