Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Profile of Sister Carol Keehan

Catholic World News - February 28, 2012

The National Catholic Register profiles Sister Carol Keehan, the head of the Catholic Health Association, who is once again at odds with the leadership of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.

A Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Sister Keehan was named by Modern Healthcare magazine as the “most powerful person in healthcare” in 2007. More recently, in 2010, Time magazine listed her about the “100 Most Influential People” in the world.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our September expenses ($20,491 to go):
$35,000.00 $14,508.73
59% 41%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 4 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: unum - Feb. 29, 2012 8:56 AM ET USA

    The U.S. Catholic bishops are spreading moral confusion by their failure to act to quell the pronouncements of dissident figures who advertise their Catholicity while taking moral stands that directly oppose Church teaching. The loss of obedience as a principle of Church governance in the U.S. is destroying the credibility of the Church. In the case of Sister Carol, Cardinal Donald Wuerl continues to act as politician, rather than bishop, to the detriment of DC Catholics.

  • Posted by: mamato085337 - Feb. 29, 2012 8:25 AM ET USA

    I can only repeat: Who is her superior?"

  • Posted by: lauriem5377 - Feb. 29, 2012 3:35 AM ET USA

    More important is the fact that she is seriously at odds with our Lord's teaching. Can someone explain to me how she remains a 'Catholic' religious? Who is her superior?

  • Posted by: tasha1996 - Feb. 28, 2012 9:34 PM ET USA

    Charles de Gaulle,"The cemeteries of the world are full of indispensable men." The cemeteries of the world are full of powerful and influential people. Stalin, "How many divisions does the Pope of Rome have?" Pope Pius XII,"You can tell my son Joseph that he will meet my divisions in heaven."

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Targeting the Pope? 8 hours ago
Gregory the Great, Christ, the Church and the Soul in the Song of Songs 10 hours ago
New Ebook on Renewal and Evangelization September 15
More evidence that you can't trust the Pill September 15
Did Cardinal McCarrick compare Allah to the Trinity? September 15

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days