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Caritas ends joint venture

Was at odds with insurer on abortion

By Michael Paulson and Kay Lazar
Globe Staff / June 27, 2009

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Caritas Christi Health Care, the financially challenged Catholic hospital system founded by the Archdiocese of Boston, is abruptly ending its joint venture with a Missouri-based health insurer at the insistence of Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, who has decided that the relationship represented too much of an entanglement between Catholic hospitals and abortion providers. (Full article: 1015 words)

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