Posts Tagged ‘Covid-19 Australia’

Bishop mandates jab for Townsville Diocese workers

Thursday, November 25th, 2021

Townsville Bishop Tim Harris has mandated all Townsville Diocese agency employees and volunteers, excluding staff of Townsville Catholic Education schools and colleges, be vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 17. “The safety and protection of our parishioners, employees and volunteers continues to be a high priority. We’ve seen witness to this over the past 18 months Read more

Vaccine mandates creating an “underclass of the unvaccinated” in Victoria

Thursday, November 4th, 2021
vaccine underclass

Australian religious leaders are broadly supportive of Covid-19 vaccinations, however they are concerned a vaccine mandate could create an underclass of the unvaccinated. While turning the unvaccinated away is a public health imperative, it is theologically very difficult for many religions. Father Peter Nguyen of St Dominic’s Catholic Church in Camberwell is grateful for an Read more