Posts Tagged ‘Coronavirius’

US archbishop told – follow science, don’t risk lives Comments 0

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi encourages San Francisco’s Catholic archbishop to follow science instead of pushing for fuller in-person gatherings for Mass and worship. Pelosi, a practising Catholic, says Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone should not be putting people’s lives at risk. “With all due respect to my archbishop, I think we should follow science on Read more

Most British Catholics will return to church, says survey Comments 0

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Most British Catholics – 96 percent – will return to worship in a church once the coronavirus (COVID-29) pandemic is over. Results from a new survey say just 4 percent of Catholics in Britain won’t be going back to worship in church. The poll of 2,500 people was conducted by Catholic Voices, a group set Read more

Ethical quandary in coronavirus vaccine development Comments 0

Thursday, August 27th, 2020
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Human foetal tissue used in a potential coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is posing an ethical quandry for Australia’s Greek Orthodox, Catholic and Anglican leaders. The Oxford University vaccine has been developed from a kidney cell line (HEK-293) taken from a foetus aborted in 1973. The Australian government has ordered 25 million doses of the vaccine. If Read more

Diocese launches virtual school Comments 0

Monday, August 17th, 2020

The US Diocese of Arlington is launching an virtual school for families who want a Catholic education but are worried about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The online-only St. Isidore of Seville Virtual School – named after the patron saint of the internet – aims to be fully operational on 8 September. It will teach the Read more