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Pope to Catholic NGOs

Pope to Catholic NGOs: Move forward with courage and hope Pope Francis welcomed Papal representatives, representatives of Dicasteries of the Roman Curia, and members of Catholic-inspired NGOs to the “See of Peter” on Saturday, as a symbol of their “communion with the universal Church”. By

People First

Caring for the Person Produces Better Outcomes Lecture given by Bernard Ars, MD, PhD., president of the World Federation of the Catholic Medical Associations (FIAMC), on September 21st in Rome, during the conference on Transformative Primary Care, orgnanized by Somos Community Care of New York

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Forum of Catholic NGOs: Plenary meeting (Dec 5-7, 2019)

Health “The demands of the common good are dependent on the social conditions of each historical period and are strictly connected to respect for and the integral promotion of the person and his fundamental rights. These demands concern above all the commitment to peace, the

Building Bridges through Healing and Spirituality – President Bernard Ars

Bernard Ars, M.D., Ph.D..Spheres of care, medicine and biology, biomedical environments today have a certain craze for spiritual resources as therapeutic agents.Spirituality can not, however, be considered as belonging to the field of psychology, or even to that of therapy.Nor is spirituality synonymous with religious.

Reflections on the human being in the face of techno-science domination

In a series of texts, FIAMC president Prof. Dr. Bernard Ars, M.D., Ph.D. shares his views on christian anthropology, the second of the three objectives of his presidency as announced in his first address, in Juni 2018, during the International Congress of Zagreb. In this first text 1. Societal

Associação dos Médicos Católicos Portugueses

QUEM SOMOS? A Associação dos Médicos Católicos Portugueses (AMCP) é um organismo nacional, privado, sem fins lucrativos, que tem por finalidade congregar os profissionais da medicina que se afirmam católicos e desejam exercer a sua profissão à luz dos princípios evangélicos. Pensamos não ser incorrecto

Statement: The Nairobi Summit on Population

Official Statement: Response to the ICPD25 Summit The Nairobi Summit, ICPD25 (the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo) concluded on November 14th 2019 failing to address the necessary action to reduce maternal deaths. The summit covered five themes, but

Les exclus des soins de santé en Italie

Dr. Vincenzo Defilippis. Bureau de la FEAMC, Paris, 2019 Citoyen italien, de la communauté européenne ou étranger? Tout le monde a droit aux soins de santé, mais les moyens d'y accéder sont différents et les traitements pouvant être fournis ne sont pas les mêmes. Le

The life of Grace Nana

Content Warning: This article contains material not suitable for young readers Grace Nana after her initial fistulae repair in a new dress. The life of Grace is a typical one of needless suffering endured. She was born into a poor home in a rural area

Giving Tuesday

 GivingTuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for favourite causes. In the same way that retailers take part

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