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by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 10, 2021 / 08:04 am President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate for many private employers, drawing criticism from the head of one Catholic health care ministry. “Coercing individuals into making a medical intervention is unjust,” said Louis Brown, executive

by Shannon Mullen Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 28, 2021 / 21:38 pm Raymond Cardinal Burke issued a personal statement via Twitter Saturday night, thanking his doctors, all those who have offered prayers on his behalf, and especially God “who has brought me to this point of healing and recovery.” Coming

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Aug 4, 2021 / 13:01 pm As workplaces have begun to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, some Catholic institutions insist that conscience exemptions are necessary. In addition, priests should be allowed to support Catholics who conscientiously refuse COVID-19 vaccines, says one bioethicist. “It is Catholic

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Aug 2, 2021 / 13:30 pm The Archdiocese of New York has instructed priests not to grant religious exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines, saying that do so would contradict the pope. “There is no basis for a priest to issue a religious exemption to the vaccine,”

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Jul 29, 2021 / 18:29 pm The Catholic health care network Ascension will mandate coronavirus vaccination for its employees, physicians, volunteers, and vendors. It cited a need for more action to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic and promised some exemptions to the mandate for people

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Apr 29, 2021 / 07:00 am America/Denver (CNA). With concerns that suicide rates are rising in communities of color during the pandemic, Catholic mental health workers say the Church can play a key role in response. Claire Shynett, coordinator of the Houston chapter of the

CNA Staff, Apr 28, 2021 / 12:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The president of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland on Wednesday deplored the Irish government’s “disturbing” public worship ban. In an April 28 statement on behalf of the Scottish bishops, Bishop Hugh Gilbert criticized new regulations on public worship, approved April

Steubenville, Ohio, Apr 24, 2021 / 15:01 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Franciscan University of Steubenville is conducting a research study to better understand COVID-19 and herd immunity. Through its School of Natural Applied Sciences, the university plans to evaluate 500 students and faculty by the end of April. The study

On April 12, Archbishop Schnurr sent the following letter to priests and deacons of the archdiocese. April 12, 2021 Dear Brothers in Holy Orders, On December 3, 2020, I wrote to you outlining some of the most importanModerna Vacct principles regarding the application of the Church’s moral teaching to the

by CNA Staff New York City, N.Y., Mar 26, 2021 / 05:16 pm MT (CNA).- In a recent pastoral letter, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York encouraged Catholics to foster a culture of life through charity and prayer. The cardinal issued the letter on March 19, the Feast of St.