The immensity of the nation’s Catholic healthcare system could add clout for Catholic bishops as they advance their opposition to healthcare reform as proposed now.
The Catholic Church demonstrated its legislative influence this year when it threatened to close Catholic hospitals if the Freedom of Choice Act passed
The Catholic health network includes 624 hospitals, 499 long-term nursing facilities, and 41 hospices nationwide, including 11 of the nation’s largest healthcare systems, according to the Catholic Health Association, there are.
Almost 13 percent of the nation’s 4,897 community hospitals are Catholic-run
I will repeat again that Obama better get his head out of the sand and listen to what The American people want in health care. He has lied from the beginning of his campaign to the people in order to gain their vote and now those same people has awaken!