Health Care

Health Care


January 18, 2011

With the U.S. House of Representatives set to vote as early as Jan. 19 on a measure that would repeal health-care reform legislation, the Episcopal Public Policy Network is urging Episcopalians to advocate against such a rollback.

In a policy alert issued Jan. 18, the network said that "...

January 18, 2011

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a bill this week - possibly as early as tomorrow morning - that would repeal the groundbreaking health care reform law passed just last year, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Referring to the health care reform law as the "...

November 29, 2010


Dear Representative:   As leaders of faith communities, we see first-hand the suffering that food insecurity causes, particularly for families and children. Our children cannot wait any longer for improvements in nutrition programs. We regard passage of Child Nutrition...

September 13, 2010

The Rev. Daniel H. Grossoehme, an Episcopal priest and staff chaplain at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center since 2003, has been awarded a research grant from the National Institutes of Health, according to a press release.

Grossoehme, a board certified chaplain since 1997,...

August 2, 2010

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The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515

The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader United States...

April 23, 2010


Dear Representative:

As communities of faith who have worked for decades to fix our broken health care system, we write to thank you for your recent vote in favor of health care reform legislation.

Opportunities to comprehensively address our broken health care system are rare...

March 29, 2010


Dear Senator,

Our religious traditions and scriptures affirm the inherent dignity of all human beings. All of us are called to help our brothers and sisters in need. Last week, the Senate failed to take an important step to enact a 30-day extension of unemployment insurance (UI) and...

March 22, 2010

President Barack Obama signed the health-insurance overhaul bill, extending coverage to some 30 million uninsured people, into law March 23 during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

"After a century of trying, today after over a year of debate, today, after all the votes...

March 16, 2010

"Let us not delay health care justice any longer. This is your moment for political courage, vision, leadership and faith. We urge you to take heart and move meaningful health care reform forward." --Religious Leaders' Letter to the President and US Congress

The House is poised to take...

March 16, 2010

To mark the Dying Matters Coalition's first Awareness Week (March 15-21, 2010), theChurch of England is encouraging churchgoers to talk openly about dying and death, in a new podcast suitable for sermon and house group use.

During the four-minute podcast, available here, Dying Matters'...