Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s Legacy of Eugenics and Racism Can’t Be Ignored

After Bishop Michael Bruce Curry delivered his sermon at today’s wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, many observers around the world wondered, as one headline put it, “Who was the Jesuit priest mentioned during the Royal Wedding sermon?” On Twitter, many of those familiar with the work of that Jesuit priest, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, expressed surprise … Continue reading Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s Legacy of Eugenics and Racism Can’t Be Ignored

Falsifying Health Records

In December, the New York Times reported on the widespread starvation of children in Venezuela due to its economic collapse. The government's response: falsify the records. "Doctors are censored in hospitals, too, often warned not to include malnutrition in children’s medical records. “In some public hospitals, the clinical diagnosis of malnutrition has been prohibited,” Dr. … Continue reading Falsifying Health Records

Mass Medical Society PAS Survey Results

In September, The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) surveyed its 22,500 members regarding physician assisted suicide (PAS).  They say that because of that survey, the MMS decided to “rescinded its longstanding opposition to physician assisted suicide,” and to adopt a position of “neutral engagement.”  But is that consistent with the survey results? The survey itself had … Continue reading Mass Medical Society PAS Survey Results