The Brazilian bishops’ conference is urging an impartial investigation of government COVID-19 vaccine purchases.
They have home countries but live literally adrift, becoming strangers to all nations. Now, because of the coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of thousands of these itinerant workers also are trapped.
The Biden administration’s May 5 announcement that it supports waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines — as a means to expand the vaccine’s production and distribution — is a move the Vatican has been suggesting.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infections disease specialist, has predicted that children of all ages will be able to receive a vaccine by the beginning of 2022.
As the coronavirus pandemic enters its second year, the increasing number of vaccinations may qualify as an authentic sign of hope as the Easter season begins.
The Vatican is providing vaccinations against COVID-19 to the poor and refugees and is expected to serve 1,200 people.
“It is morally permissible to receive any of the three vaccines — Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson — currently being shipped around the country.”
A group of prominent Catholic scholars said they believe it is morally acceptable for anyone to receive any of the COVID-19 vaccines currently available in the United States.