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Founder of pro-life doctors’ group dying of cancer, requests prayers

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland, May 26, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — The founder of a pro-life international organization of Catholic health professionals dedicated to the care of mothers and babies has been diagnosed with a terminal illness and is asking for prayers.  Dr. Robert Walley, the founder of

Charter of Mothers’ Rights

SECTION 1PREAMBLE: THE NEED FOR A CHARTER FOR MOTHERS’  Mothers and their babies are among the poorest of the poor and are the most vulnerable physically. Hundreds of thousands of mothers die in developing countries giving birth to new life. They suffer the most in

A notice from the MaterCare Board of Directors

(Dr. Walley in Rome. Advent 2019. Photo FIAMC) The Board of Directors for MaterCare International is saddened to advise the public that Dr. Robert Walley, our founder, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Alone at his home in St. John's, Newfoundland for some time since his

MaterCare appoints Professor Bogdan Chazan as Medical Director

MaterCare International (Canada) is pleased to announce Bogdan Chazan, Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics, has been appointed as Medical Director as of January 1, 2020. Professor Bogdan is an obstetrician from Warsaw, former deputy head of the National Research Institute for Mother and Child, former

A message from Mater Care

"As maternal health care providers, we believe it is our responsibility to offer an alternative to a choice-based consumer culture that prizes wealth and power over inherent value and dignity. We acknowledge that people are shaped by their surroundings. Our focus is to surround women

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

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

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

Wither/Whither Catholic Health Care?

Statement of the MaterCare International Conference Rome, 2019 INTRODUCTION: From September 18th to September 22nd, 2019, a group of international participants in the fields of medicine and ethics gathered at the Istituto Maria SS Bambina in Rome to cover matters of interest to the medical

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