Month: December 2020 (Page 1 of 3)

Fiqh Council of North America: Statement about COVID vaccines

There are many rumors and myths circulating about COVID 19 vaccine. Some of them relate to medical issues and others to religious ones. The Fiqh Council of North America likes to lend its voice to clarifying the situation. We recognize and affirm the following:

1: Vaccines of different types and mechanisms have helped to save millions of lives over the recent decades and have successfully reduced disease transmission at times with a success rate of over 90%.… Read the rest

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (Vatican): Note on the morality of using some anti-Covid-19 vaccines

The question of the use of vaccines, in general, is often at the center of controversy in the forum of public opinion. In recent months, this Congregation has received several requests for guidance regarding the use of vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19, which, in the course of research and production, employed cell lines drawn from tissue obtained from two abortions that occurred in the last century.… Read the rest

National Muslim Task Force on COVID-19 and National Black Muslim COVID Coalition Statement Regarding COVID-19 Vaccines


The National Muslim Task Force on COVID-19 and the National Black Muslim COVID Coalition (i.e., Taskforce and Coalition) recognize the need for guidance to help the American Muslim community make informed decisions about the new COVID-19 vaccines. This joint recommendation is based on consultations with public health experts and religious leaders.Read the rest

Archdiocese of Denver: A letter to the faithful from the Colorado bishops on COVID-19 vaccines

The bishops of Colorado affirm that the use of some COVID-19 vaccines is morally acceptable under certain circumstances. The development and utilization of vaccines to eradicate certain infectious diseases is a remarkable advancement in medical technology. The Catholic Church supports the morally legitimate development of vaccines to eliminate suffering and to promote human dignity and the common good.… Read the rest

Islamic Religious Council of Singapore: Religious Position on COVID-19 Vaccine

1. The COVID-19 global pandemic has caused critical health, economic, as well as social challenges to countries and societies around the world. Many countries have had to introduce tough laws and restrictions on movements and activities to limit the spread and transmission of the virus, and these, in turn, have caused major economic upheavals, with sharp downturns in trade and economic activity and increasing unemployment.… Read the rest

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