A leading Catholic lawmaker and religious freedom advocate has called on the Biden administration to support the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services in a dispute over a long-running Catholic pastoral care contract that a leading U.S. military medical center awarded to a secular defense contractor.
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Walter Reed Medical Center: We’ll Still Provide Catholic Services
In response to accusations from the Archdiocese of the Military Services that it has committed a “glaring violation” of hospitalized Catholics’ rights by terminating its contract with a community of Franciscan priests, Walter Reed National Medical Center maintained that Catholic services will still be provided.
Walter Reed Medical Center Terminates Contract with Catholic Ministry; Hires Secular Firm
The Archdiocese for the Military Services has accused Walter Reed National Medical Center of committing a “glaring violation” of hospitalized Catholics’ rights after the medical center terminated its contract with a community of Franciscan priests, and ordered them to stop their hospital ministry ahead of Holy Week.
Trump Departs Hospital With Face Mask and a ‘Thumbs Up’
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.”
President Trump Transported to Hospital
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.