Posts Tagged ‘Covid-19 vaccinations’

Colorado woman who won’t get vaccinated denied transplant

Monday, October 11th, 2021

When a Colorado woman found out her hospital wouldn’t approve her kidney transplant surgery until she got the COVID-19 vaccine, she was left with a difficult decision pitting her health needs against her religious beliefs. Leilani Lutali, a born-again Christian, went with her faith. Even though she has stage 5 kidney disease that puts her Read more

Covid-19: Church leaders’ plea for people to get vaccine after death of ‘loving father’

Monday, October 11th, 2021

Church leaders are urging everyone to get vaccinated after the death of one of their members, a “loving father of five”. The 55-year-old man died in Middlemore Hospital on Wednesday morning from Covid-19. He was part of The Assembly of God Church of Samoa in south Auckland. Rebekah Toleafoa, the church minister’s wife, said on Read more

Vatican children’s hospital offers COVID booster to fragile patients

Monday, October 11th, 2021

New research conducted by the Vatican-owned Bambino Gesù children’s hospital in Rome has found anti-COVID vaccines to be effective in building immunity in young, immunocompromised patients, who are now being advised to get booster shots. An Oct. 4 hospital news bulletin offered fresh data on the efficacy of anti-COVID vaccines on young patients, particularly those Read more

Three Swiss Guards quit over refusal to take COVID vaccine

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

Despite an oath to give their lives defending the pope, three members of the Vatican’s fabled Swiss Guard have abandoned the small force due to refusal to comply with a recent mandate to possess either a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or the results of a negative COVID test within the past 48 hours in order to Read more

Vatican says: no vaxx, no green pass – no entry

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
Wanted in Rome

Anyone wanting to go to the Vatican State will need a green pass before they’re allowed in. A green pass shows proof of COVID-19 vaccination, recovery from the virus or a negative COVID-19 test. The Vatican’s new entry rules, which take effect from 1 October, aim to keep the virus out of the independent city Read more

Church members at centre of outbreak get vaccinated

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

More members of the Māngere church, which is New Zealand’s largest sub-cluster of the Covid-19 Delta outbreak, have come forward to get vaccinated, most of whom recently came out of managed isolation. On Tuesday, members came with families to get jabbed at the South Seas Vaccination Centre in Ōtara. A lot of them were young Read more

Archdiocese of Chicago requires priests and all staff to be vaccinated

Thursday, August 26th, 2021
Chicago Archdiocese staff vaccinated

The Archdiocese of Chicago announced all staff and clergy (including Catholic Charities and Misericordia) would be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the delta variant surges. The archdiocese’s vaccination policy will take effect on 4 Oct, giving unvaccinated employees six weeks from FDA approval to get their vaccination. This is an additional week to the Read more

Pope starring in major COVID vax advert

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

A major new international ad campaign stars Pope Francis going hard promoting the COVID vax. The vaccination is “an act of love,” he says. “Thanks to God’s grace and to the work of many, we now have vaccines to protect us from COVID-19! They bring hope to end the pandemic, but only if they are Read more