Parish community coordinator Diane Williams said Jan. 4 that the request was intended to protect members of the community from infection and hospitalization.
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After Catholic Football Coach Was Fired for Refusing COVID-19 Vaccine, Lawyer Alleges Anti-Religious Animus
Nick Rolovich intends to sue Washington State University after he was refused a religious exemption to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate and was subsequently fired for not getting vaccinated.
In an Aug. 17 statement, the National Catholic Bioethics Center noted “with great sadness the increasingly heated rhetoric and even violence associated with the vaccine mandate debates.”
A range of other Catholic institutions are also considering vaccine requirements.
Vatican residents and employees and their families are receiving their doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine in the atrium of the Paul VI Hall.
While demand for a vaccine is urgent, questions have been raised by some pro-life advocates about the Moderna candidate, and its ethical development - specifically, whether it has been tested using a fetal cell line taken from an aborted baby.
Moderna, Johnson Johnson, and Merck — front-runners in the COVID-19 race for a cure — are all manufacturing treatments tainted by abortion, but there are more ethical alternatives.