Author: Abigail Carson (Page 1 of 10)

Archdiocese of New Orleans: A statement regarding the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

There has been much discussion of late over the COVID-19 vaccines becoming available to the public as a means of bringing the pandemic under control. For Catholics in particular there has been much discussion and debate about moral and ethical questions around the development of the vaccines in regards to their use of morally compromised cell lines created from two abortions that occurred, one in the 1970s and one in the 1980s.… Read the rest

Imam Mohamed Magid: Faith and the COVID-19 vaccine: ‘Muslims were among the first to believe in vaccines’

Originally published by Religion News Service

(RNS) — Millions have already received the COVID-19 vaccination, and President Joe Biden has promised 100 million vaccinations in his administration’s first 100 days. Already, however, fears that resistance to taking the shot would become an obstacle to the vaccines’ effectiveness are coming true.… Read the rest

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

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

« Older posts