Charles C. Camosy
Charlie Camosy, a native of rural Wisconsin, is a professor of medical humanities at the Creighton University School of Medicine and holds the Monsignor Curran Fellowship in Moral Theology at St. Joseph Seminary in New York. He is the author of five books, including, most recently, "Resisting Throwaway Culture." He is the father of four children, three of whom were adopted from the Philippines.
All Stories by Charles C. Camosy
Faith, science and the abortion debate
By Charles C. Camosy — June 1, 2023
(RNS) — Do abortion rights advocates follow the facts, wherever they lead?
Lent’s over, but Catholics still need to pay attention to the meat they eat
By Charles C. Camosy — April 26, 2023
(RNS) — A Catholic view of integral ecology, cheap meat and child labor.
Who will take Pope Francis seriously on gender ideology?
By Charles C. Camosy — March 31, 2023
(RNS) — How to reduce the cynical atmosphere that has greeted the upcoming synod.
Is the consumerist West headed toward killing those with dementia?
By Charles C. Camosy — February 28, 2023
(RNS) — We imagine anyone who needs help to thrive as a ‘burden,’ and thus the compassionate thing to do is end their lives. This is terribly ableist.
Planning for our post-Roe world
By Charles C. Camosy — February 9, 2023
(RNS) — Everyone in the pro-life movement sees this as a moment for doing something new.
Reasons for despair — and hope — for traditional religious views’ place on campus
By Charles C. Camosy — December 28, 2022
(RNS) — Examples of toleration by secular orthodox institutions create room for optimism.
How to be one church in divisive times
By Charles C. Camosy — November 29, 2022
(RNS) — Remember the great gift of the exhortation, 'Be the first to love.'
A doctor decides mother and child are both his patients
By Charles C. Camosy — November 15, 2022
(RNS) — An OB/GYN who once provided abortions has a conversion.
What are pigs for?
By Charles C. Camosy — September 14, 2022
(RNS) — The answer can be found in the Bible.
Erasing pro-life Christians of color
By Charles C. Camosy — August 30, 2022
(RNS) — A post-Dobbs narrative breezily associates all anti-abortion activism and policies with racism.
The pro-life movement must move beyond Donald Trump — and we just got our game plan
By Charles C. Camosy — July 29, 2022
(RNS) — It is time for pro-lifers to abandon the nose-holding, smash the MAGA idol and find a different way.
Pro-lifer 3.0 to abortion-rights supporters: Let’s talk
By Charles C. Camosy — June 27, 2022
(RNS) — Let’s put on our big-boy and big-girl boots and have an exchange that matters.
Why believe better family policies will reduce abortions? Well, there’s the data.
By Charles C. Camosy — June 7, 2022
(RNS) — There is plenty of evidence to suggest that increased social support will result in fewer abortions.
Advocate for abortion if you must. But don’t say poor people made you do it.
By Charles C. Camosy — May 19, 2022
(RNS) — Economically vulnerable people of color are significantly more anti-abortion than rich white folks are.
Don’t let a Supreme Court leak threaten what consensus we have on abortion
By Charles C. Camosy — May 3, 2022
(RNS) — Religious institutions are uniquely positioned to help dial down the temperature on this issue.
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