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by Joe Bukuras Paterson, N.J., Sep 15, 2021 / 17:32 pm Bishop Kevin Sweeney of Paterson wrote to clerics of his diocese Tuesday to ‘strongly encourage’ their vaccination against COVID-19. Non-medical exemptions, he said, will be minimal, and there may be discussion of whether non-vaccinated priests ‘can remain in active

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 Christine Rousselle Chicago, Ill., Aug 25, 2021 / 15:26 pm The Archdiocese of Chicago will require all archdiocesan employees and clergy to receive the vaccine for COVID-19 within the next six weeks, and will only allow exemptions for medical reasons. “We have made this decision convinced that this is

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, Aug 20, 2021 / 10:34 am Proof of coronavirus vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is now required for tourists who wish to visit the Duomo in Florence, St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, and many of Italy’s most famous Catholic cathedrals. Italy implemented earlier this