Bishop Tobin's withdrawal of hospital from CHA draws reactions
April 29, 2010
Secular reporters in Rhode Island are reporting the decision by Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence to withdraw a local Catholic hospital from membership in the Catholic Health Association (CHA). The bishop's decision-- prompted by the CHA support for President Obama's health-care reform bill, in contrast to the US bishops' opposition-- was reported here two weeks ago.
- Providence bishop stirs new fracas over health care (Providence Journal)
- Rhode Island bishop raps CHA stand on health care, withdraws hospital membership (CWN, 4/13)