Holy See (Vatican)

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: Note on the morality of using some anti-Covid-19 vaccines (Dec. 21, 2020)

Decree in time of COVID-19 (II) (March 25, 2020)

Message of the Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development in the time of coronavirus (March 11, 2020)


united states

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: Moral considerations regarding the new COVID-19 vaccines (December 11, 2020)

Diocese of Albany: 2020 Christmas Mass guidelines (October 7, 2020)

Diocese of Buffalo: Guidance for returning to parish life (June 5, 2020)

Archdiocese of Boston: Vaccine exemptions (August 27, 2021)

Archdiocese of Denver: A letter to the faithful from the Colorado bishops on COVID-19 vaccines (December 14, 2020)

Diocese of Detroit: Directives for resumption of public Masses (May 12, 2020)

Diocese of Fresno (Calif.): A pastoral guide to COVID vaccines (December 9, 2020)

Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux (La.): Bishop Fabre dispenses faithful from Friday abstinence (March 24, 2020)

Archdiocese of New Orleans: A statement regarding the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine (February 26, 2021)

Archdiocese of New York

Diocese of Orange (Calif.): Limited public Masses can begin on Sunday, June 14, in phased approach (May 22, 2020)

Diocese of Portland (Maine): Bishop Deeley: Resounding Support of COVID-19 Vaccines, Implores all People to Get the Vaccine When Available (December 2020)

Diocese of Syracuse (N.Y.): The Church’s liturgical response to coronavirus (March 12, 2020)

Diocese of Vermont: Statement from Bishop Christopher J. Coyne on COVID-19 (March 13, 2020)

Statement from Archdiocese of Washington on Coronavirus (February 28, 2020)


Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia:

Singapore: FAQs on the suspension of Mass  (undated, probably February 2020)

Local parishes

St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Albany, Ga. (undated, probably around April 1, 2020)

Roman Catholic Church of St. Peter and Our Lady of the Rosary, N.Y.: Returning to public worship (May 21, 2020)

Other Catholic organizations

California Catholic Conference: Catholic moral teaching and tradition on COVID-19 vaccines (September 16, 2021)

Catholic Medical Association opposes vaccine mandates without conscience and religious exemptions (July 28, 2021)

National Catholic Bioethics Center:

Culture of Life Foundation:

National Catholic Partnership on Disability: Rights for persons with disabilities to medical treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic (undated, after March 28, 2020)

The Pastoral Center: A faith response to coronavirus (April 2020)

Thomistic Institute:

Catholic Individuals

Rev. Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco: Moral guidance on using COVID-19 vaccines (May 26, 2020)

Brendan Gottschall, S.J.: Should you go to Mass in a pandemic? (July 13, 2020)

Rev. James Martin, S.J.: Faith over fear during COVID-19 (April 15, 2020, updated April 30)

Mary Catherine Redmond: Catholics should love their neighbor by getting vaccinated (January 5, 2021)

R.R. Reno: Keep the churches open! (March 17, 2020)

Bishop Athanasius Schneider: Covid vaccines: The ends cannot justify the means (December 11, 2020)