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Catholic Troops Can Refuse COVID Vaccine, Archbishop Declares

By HatetheSwamp
October 14, 2021 4:47 am
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Catholic U.S. troops should be allowed to refuse the COVID-19 vaccine based solely on conscientious objection and regardless of whether abortion-related tissue was used in its creation or testing, the archbishop for the military declared in a new statement supporting service members who are seeking religious exemptions.

“No one should be forced to receive a COVID-19 vaccine if it would violate the sanctity of his or her conscience,” said Archbishop for the Military Services Timothy P. Broglio...


Amen.

Right, conscience. The vax hesitant and the antivax are actually people, as much as Swampcult Blue MAGA progressives deny it.


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  1. by islander on October 14, 2021 4:58 am

    Of course they can “follow their conscience” and choose to deny the vaccine (that’s Catholic Doctrine). But they also have to accept the consequences of their choices. Their religion, however, does not teach that getting vaccinated is wrong so they can’t use that excuse.

    ”VATICAN CITY, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Pope Francis issued an appeal on Wednesday urging people to get inoculated against COVID-19, saying the vaccines could bring an end to the pandemic, but needed to be taken by everyone.

    "Thanks to God's grace and to the work of many, we now have vaccines to protect us from COVID-19," the pope said in a video message made on behalf of the nonprofit U.S. group the Ad Council and the public health coalition COVID Collaborative.


    reuters.com


  2. by HatetheSwamp on October 14, 2021 5:09 am

    So, what do you see as the consequence? Purgatory? Hell?


  3. by islander on October 14, 2021 6:01 am

    The consequences could result in being discharged from the military.

    I don't know where you get hell or purgatory out of any of this.


  4. by HatetheSwamp on October 14, 2021 6:04 am

    It's a Catholic thing. Going against the Pope?


  5. by islander on October 14, 2021 6:15 am

    You really don't understand what the Catholic position is on fidelity to one's conscience, do you Hate.


  6. by HatetheSwamp on October 14, 2021 6:20 am

    Virtually everything in institutionalized Christianity is beyond my understanding. That's why I left.


  7. by islander on October 14, 2021 6:37 am

    For me, there are just too many contradictions in all the different definitions and explanations of what Christianity is, what it teaches, and what it means to be a Christian…institutionalized or not.




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