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ICHA is a voluntary association of Catholic health and social service organizations, along with their religious sponsors and health systems. Currently over 95% of the Catholic hospitals, nursing homes, and social service agencies belong to ICHA.

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2013 People of Life Award given to Franciscan Sister Jane Marie Klein

Cardinal O'Malley presented the 2013 People of Life Award for lifetime commitment to the pro-life movement to three women leaders on August 4, in Boston.  Franciscan Sister Jane Marie Klein was honored as an advocate for Catholic health care and conscience rights. 

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Fortnight For Freedom: June 21 to July 4, 2012

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On April 12, the Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued a document, "Our First, Most Cherished Liberty,” outlining the bishops’ concerns over threats to religious freedom, both at home and abroad. The bishops called for a “Fortnight for Freedom,” a 14-day period of prayer, education and action in support of religious freedom, from June 21-July 4.

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Fortnight for Freedom: YouTube Video

See attached video.

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Fortnight For Freedom: Op-Ed

The Op-Ed Statement may be found under "ICHA News". 

 

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As a collective witness to the mission of Jesus, the Illinois Catholic Health Association works to enhance Catholic presence and strengthen Catholic health and social service ministries primarily by fostering greater understanding, communication and collaboration among bishops, sponsoring congregations and leaders of ministry organizations in the state.

     

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The Illinois Catholic Health Association serves as the preferred organization for convening  Catholic health and social service resources in Illinois, essential to building community among Catholic health and social service organizations and their leaders in the areas of mission, ministry, ethics, public policy, and areas affecting Catholic identity.

     

    
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