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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.


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  • Posted by: mmbarto - Apr. 30, 2010 2:35 PM ET USA

    good for Bishop's about time...!! We can only hope and pray that the rest of our US Bishops will follow Tobin's example.