A group of 17 medical professionals claim the mandate violates the free exercise clause of the First Amendment.
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The Register has learned that since the Spring, the Vatican has been holding seminars to “indoctrinate” the guardsmen to take the anti-Covid vaccine.
Under the new rules, Catholics going to Mass or confession in St. Peter’s Basilica, or in other churches on Vatican territory, will not need to have the COVID-19 pass.
Many dioceses have left the decision to be vaccinated to their employees, but Chicago, Lexington and El Paso have already moved to mandate COVID-19 vaccines.
The National Catholic Bioethics Center has opposed COVID-19 vaccine mandates without exemptions for conscience.
The mandate covers staff at hospitals and long-term care facilities such as nursing homes, adult care facilities, and other care settings, and did not include a religious exemption.
Louis Brown, executive director of the Christ Medicus Foundation and former acting deputy director of the Civil Rights Division of the HHS Office for Civil Rights, said, “Coercing individuals into making a medical intervention is unjust.”
Administration and students alike face many issues this fall, with COVID-19 vaccination pros and cons figuring prominently.
Lawyers representing the Bay State have backed the official’s stance that Catholics can’t claim conscience exemptions, based on his own ‘holistic’ assessment of Church teaching on the issue.
Spokane Bishop Asks Catholic Schools to Follow State Vaccine Mandate, Affirms Exercise of Religious Exemption
Bishop Thomas Daly encouraged priests to speak with employees and parishioners who are uncomfortable with the vaccination for religious or moral reasons while clarifying exemptions under state law and how Catholic schools will acknowledge the exemptions.