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by Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 13, 2022 / 13:20 pm The Supreme Court has blocked President Joe Biden’s sweeping vaccine-or-test mandate for private sector businesses, while allowing a new federal rule to go forward that requires millions of U.S. health care workers to be fully vaccinated against

by Katie Yoder, Shannon Mullen Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 7, 2022 / 16:34 pm Conservative Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical during oral arguments Friday challenging two Biden administration COVID-19 mandates meant to prod millions of additional Americans to be vaccinated against the virus. Hanging in the balance are the working lives

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Dec 22, 2021 / 04:00 am A Catholic psychiatrist and medical ethicist who is suing the University of California for denying him a natural immunity exemption from its COVID-19 vaccination mandate has been fired for refusing to be vaccinated. Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, a psychiatry professor

by Joe Bukuras New York City, N.Y., Dec 8, 2021 / 17:05 pm The Archdiocese of New York is awaiting formal notification of the city’s mandate that private school teachers be vaccinated against COVID-19 before determining its response to the directive. “We are aware of Mayor de Blasio’s announcement regarding

by Christine Rousselle South Bend, Ind., Dec 8, 2021 / 15:01 pm The University of Notre Dame will require all its students to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster in order to attend classes on or off campus, the school announced on Monday, Dec. 6. Students received an email announcing the

by Christine Rousselle San Diego, Calif., Nov 8, 2021 / 14:47 pm Catholic schools in the Diocese of San Diego will accept “any” personal belief exemption for the coronavirus vaccine once California’s mandate for schoolchildren goes into effect. “In implementing any legal mandate for Covid vaccinations that includes a personal

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 20, 2021 / 15:00 pm The former Washington State University football coach, a Catholic, intends to sue the school after he was refused a religious exemption to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate and was subsequently fired for not getting vaccinated. Nick Rolovich had previously

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 13, 2021 / 10:20 am Service members should not be forced to receive a COVID-19 vaccine against their conscience, the archbishop of the U.S. military archdiocese said on Tuesday. In a Oct. 12 statement “on Coronavirus Vaccines and the Sanctity of Conscience,” Archbishop Timothy

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 6, 2021 / 10:40 am New guidance on issuing COVID-19 vaccine religious exemptions for federal employees insufficiently treats the matter of conscience, one Catholic bioethicist told CNA. Federal employees are now required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 22, 2021. Guidance for

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Oct 5, 2021 / 08:00 am Three Swiss Guards have quit after refusing to comply with the Vatican’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement and three other guards have been suspended until they are fully vaccinated. The Pontifical Swiss Guard, charged with protecting the pope, has required all