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Sister Margaret Mcbride

Arizona. Hospital Loses Catholic Status Over Surgery

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

PHOENIX — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix stripped a major hospital of its affiliation with the church Tuesday because of a surgery that e...

Reproductive Crisis? Do Not Proceed to a Catholic Hospital

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Angela Bonavoglia

Unless you are a deeply devoted Catholic and want your local bishop to make your most intimate medical decisions, when the ambulance pulls up, have your own ethical and moral directive saying: Do Not Take Me to a Catholic Hospital.

Abortion and the Life of the Woman: When Hypothetical Ethics Debate Collides with Reality

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Byron Williams

The classes I enjoyed most during seminary were ethics courses which allowed us the luxury of debating our sense of morality without having to actually make a difficult decision. Sister of Mercy Margaret McBride was not so fortunate.

Sister Margaret McBride Excommunicated For Support Of Life-Saving Abortion (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

PHOENIX (AP) -- A nun and administrator at a Catholic hospital in Phoenix has been reassigned and rebuked by the local bishop for agreeing that a seve...

The F Word: Pedophilia is Fine, but Hold the Abortion

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

In another story from Arizona, but one that's attracting less attention than that state's check your documents anti-immigration law, a nun in Phoenix ...

Weekly Pulse: Nun Excommunicated for Approving Lifesaving Abortion

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger A nun in Phoenix, Arizona was excommunicated for approving a lifesaving abortion. Sister Margaret McBr...