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Posted: May 2, 2012
NY church celebrates healthcare workers 5/01/12
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It’s the one issue that has arguably dominated headlines when it comes to healthcare is contraception. It all started earlier this year, and the announcement of the federal mandate requiring most religious organizations to cover contraception, sterilization and some abortion inducing drugs in their employee health plans.

But the Church is not only at the center of debates like this – it is also providing their own care. Take, as one example, the health care ministry at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Manhattan. Yesterday, on the feast of it’s namesake – who is the patron of bodily illnesses – the parish honored doctors, nurses and other health care workers.

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