Posts Tagged ‘Covid-19 clergy’

Unvaccinated Archbishop criticised for spreading Covid misinformation

Monday, December 6th, 2021

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has been sharply criticised for revealing he is unvaccinated and for spreading Covid-19 misinformation. In an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle’s “It’s All Political” podcast, Cordileone said he learned from his primary health physician that he has “a good immune system”. He confided his personal physician had told him, Read more

Archdiocese of Toronto requires regular testing for unvaccinated clergy, employees

Thursday, September 30th, 2021

Clergy in the Archdiocese of Toronto who have not received a COVID-19 vaccination must show proof of a recent negative coronavirus test to their pastor “prior to or immediately upon entering parish offices, or presiding at religious services,” according to new rules that Thomas Cardinal Collins outlined last week. “Beginning on October 8, 2021, we Read more

Intensive rehabilitation for Cardinal Burke

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

Cardinal Raymond Burke thanked health care workers as well as people who have been praying for him as he continues his recovery from COVID-19. In an Aug 28 letter posted on his website, he said he would remain hospitalized as he begins what he described as “intensive rehabilitation.” The cardinal did not disclose his location. Read more

Cardinal Burke off COVID-19 ventilator and back in hospital room

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke has been removed from a ventilator and will move from the ICU to a hospital room as he continues to battle COVID-19. According to an Aug 21 update on the cardinal’s health, Burke was able to speak by phone with his sister on Saturday morning and “expressed his deep gratitude for Read more

Cardinal Burke ‘in serious, but stable condition’

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

The condition of Cardinal Raymond Burke, who was recently hospitalized with Covid-19, has reportedly deteriorated, while a recent statement said he is stable and has received the sacraments. A source who had spoken to someone close to the cardinal told CNA on Tuesday that his condition had deteriorated, and the next 48 hours were crucial. Read more

Cardinal Burke COVID sceptic on ventilator

Monday, August 16th, 2021
Cardinal Burke Covid-19

Cardinal Raymond Burke has been placed on a ventilator as he battles COVID-19, according to a tweet on the cardinal’s Twitter account Saturday evening. The tweet reported: “Cardinal Burke has been admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 and is being assisted by a ventilator. “Doctors are encouraged by his progress. ” His Eminence faithfully prayed Read more

COVID-19 takes toll on Catholic clergy in hard-hit countries

Monday, July 19th, 2021

The coronavirus has taken a heavy toll among Catholic priests and nuns worldwide, killing hundreds of them in a handful of the hardest-hit countries. The dead include an Italian parish priest who brought the cinema to his small town in the 1950s; a beloved New York pastor who ministered to teens and the homeless; and Read more