Whoever welcomes one of these children welcomes me. Mark 9.30-37
Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
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Update: August 25, 2021.
Bishop Lucia has stated in his August 21st column:
A reminder that although the leadership of the Catholic Church has voiced its concern over the potential use of cells from aborted fetuses, both Pope Francis and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, along with other Bishops' Conferences, have maintained that it is, "morally permissible" to be vaccinated due to the severe public health risk and as a means to protect the vulnerable, i.e, children and adults with pre-existing health conditions.
With this in mind, as Diocesan Bishop, I will not give a religious exemption to vaccination. However, I do hold the personal freedom of the individual to determine whether they receive or do not receive the immunization.