Vatican orders Arkansas hospital to stop sterilizations

Halter, Deborah
October 1999
National Catholic Reporter;10/15/99, Vol. 35 Issue 44, p10
Reports that the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith has instructed Bishop Andrew J. McDonald of Little Rock, Arkansas to withdraw his approval of sterilizations performed at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center. Details on the sterilizations; Message of Pope John Paul II to McDonald; Criticism from Catholics.


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