- Aug 4, 2021
Two Catholic organizations issued statements in July urging against imposing a coronavirus vaccine mandate without conscience, religious or medical exemptions.
Catholic leaders in the busiest part of Texas for U.S.-Mexico border crossings fear a new executive order from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that bars non-government vehicles from transporting migrants to reduce the spread of COVID-19 could have the opposite effect.
In place since March 2020 because of COVID-19, the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass in person in the Philadelphia Archdiocese is being lifted, effective Aug. 15.
Catholics and non-believers alike are waiting for Pope Francis’ September 12-15 visit to Slovakia.
The Catholic Church is lending a hand to people affected by the coronavirus in Myanmar as the country’s health system struggles to cope with a record wave of COVID-19 infections.
With a national emergency declared in Australia’s most populous state, Catholic not-for-profit hospitals called on the Australian government to make vaccinations compulsory for all hospital staff across the country.
The French bishops have condemned the comparison by anti-vaccination protestors of COVID vaccine requirements to the persecution of Jews by the Nazis during the Holocaust.
As college students start to pack for the new school year, some will need to include proof of their COVID-19 vaccinations along with their extra-long twin bedsheets and posters.