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Connecticut Bishops Release Joint Statement on Vaccines

Posted on March 18, 2021 in: News

Connecticut Bishops Release Joint Statement on Vaccines





Statement from Connecticut Catholic Bishops Regarding COVID-19 Vaccines


People should feel free in good conscience to receive any of the vaccines currently available (Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson) for the sake of their own health and the common good, which requires the prompt vaccination of as many people as possible. This guidance is in accord with what has been stated by both the U.S. Conference of Bishops and the Holy See in Rome. At the same time, the Church continues to advocate for the creation of vaccines that do not rely on cell lines derived, even remotely, from abortion.

For more info on this topic visit these sites

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Note on the morality of using some anti-Covid-19 vaccines

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (www.usccb.org/prolife/biomedical-research)

National Catholic Bioethics Center (www.ncbcenter.org)

Charlotte Lozier Institute (www.lozierinstitute.org/category/genetics)

For a sample copy of a letter that you can send to pharmaceutical companies manufacturing these vaccines, stating that you object to any use of abortion-derived cell lines in the manufacturing of vaccines for COVID-19 -


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