Observers say Judge Amy Coney Barrett conveyed a deep knowledge of judicial procedures, along with a fierce commitment to the rule of law during Senate confirmation hearings last week.
Catholic bioethicists express concern about developing COVID-19 vaccines or therapeutics using cell lines created from fetuses aborted nearly five decades ago. One such drug was praised recently by President Donald Trump, who said it cured him from his recent bout with COVID-19.
The treatment that President Donald Trump has received to fight COVID-19 has turned the focus on an experimental drug that shows promise in combating the coronavirus but is raising ethical questions about the cell line that helped researchers develop the medicine.
President Donald Trump went on social media to assure he’d soon be back on the campaign trail. However, Trump’s doctor and campaign officials described a “wait-and-see” posture regarding how and when he might return to in-person events.
One of the president’s doctors said he “may not entirely be out of the woods yet,” but there was consensus that he could return to the White House, “where he’ll be surrounded by world-class medical care.”
Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said he was praying for President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, adding, “May God grant them full healing and may he keep their family safe and healthy.”
Less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump revealed to the world that he had tested positive for COVID-19, he was transported to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland to undergo additional tests.
A day after President Trump announced that he and his wife, Melania, had tested positive for COVID-19, an infectious disease specialist with the Catholic Medical Association weighed-in on what the president might face in the upcoming weeks.
In a Twitter message posted early Friday morning, President Trump announced that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for coronavirus.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, has drawn scrutiny for her Catholic faith by those who worry she would be open to overturning Roe vs. Wade. Barrett has said judges must rule according to what the law says, not what their hearts tell them.