Living the vision: health care, social justice and institutional identity
Language: 
English
Short Title: 
Living the vision
Abstract: 

This paper will examine the topic of identity in Roman Catholicism from the perspective of topics contained in or absent from mission statements of 25 Catholic health care institutions. In particular, I will look at these from the perspective of social justice as well as how this and other topics such as human dignity, sanctity of life, stewardship, pastoral care and the likelihood of mergers with other institutions will affect the healing ministry of Catholic health care providers. The article will conclude that there are three key dimensions to Catholic health care: leadership in advocating reform of the current health care system, care for the marginalized and under-insured, and the provision of pastoral care in all institutions.

Author(s): 
Shannon, T. A.
Item Type: 
Journal Article
Publication Title: 
Christian Bioethics
Journal Abbreviation: 
Christ Bioeth
Publication Date: 
2001-04
Publication Year: 
2001
Pages: 
49-65
Volume: 
7
Issue: 
1
ISSN: 
1380-3603
DOI: 
10.1076/chbi.7.1.49.3771
Library Catalog: 
PubMed
Extra: 
PMID: 11899992

Turabian/Chicago Citation

T. A. Shannon. 2001-04. "Living the vision: health care, social justice and institutional identity." Christian Bioethics 7: 1: 49-65. 10.1076/chbi.7.1.49.3771.

Wikipedia Citation

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