Supreme Court blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate for businesses, allows mandate for health workers

Supreme Court blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate for businesses, allows mandate for health workers

Christian Post—The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates for large businesses that took effect this week while allowing another mandate for healthcare workers to proceed. In a pair of per curiam decisions released Thursday, the high court offered a mixed message on President Joe Biden’s efforts to mandate vaccination against…

Government Vaccine Mandates versus the Right to Privacy

Government Vaccine Mandates versus the Right to Privacy

I never thought I would say this, but maybe Roe v. Wade got just one thing right. After all, even the biggest lies generally contain just a grain of truth to make the lie seem more plausible. Roe was decided in 1973 based on an implied “right to privacy” under the U.S. Constitution that cannot…

Let’s get out of the labyrinth: Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano’s Letter #132

Let’s get out of the labyrinth: Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano’s Letter #132

On October 9, 2021, Archbishop Viganò spoke to thousands of Italians protesting in Rome’s Piazza del Popolo against the introduction of a “green pass” throughout Italy. His talk was broadcast on large video screens in the Piazza. October 9 is the Feast of Our Lady of the Pillar (considered the first apparition of Mary, to…

Vaccine Mandates Must Allow Religious Exemptions

Vaccine Mandates Must Allow Religious Exemptions

Many of us as Christians have moral and religious objections to the Covid vaccine based on the fact that aborted baby tissue was used in its development and testing. There may be other religious objections as well based on beliefs about God’s design for the human body and bodily autonomy. When employers, public schools or…

Canadian diocese requires COVID-19 vaccination to attend Mass

Canadian diocese requires COVID-19 vaccination to attend Mass

CNA—A Catholic diocese in Canada will be requiring proof of vaccination and identity verification for anyone age 12 or older to attend Mass or other events held at parishes. “Effective October 22, 2021, it will be mandatory for all persons 12 and older wishing to attend Masses or Services in our churches to demonstrate proof…

Make Room for the Future

Make Room for the Future

We are all wondering where we are going to go from here. New President, new administration, Covid response apparently working somewhat. We do have that sense that finally, even with the terrible projections, we may actually be “going” somewhere. And I have been thinking of that. Wondering what it is going to require of me.…

IS THE VACCINE MORAL?

IS THE VACCINE MORAL?

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have seen time and again just how much the so-called “experts” don’t know. There have been ongoing disagreements among medical researchers and the public health community with their ever-changing predictions. The experts say… For the first few months, we were told to stay home, avoid beaches and…

Vancouver archbishop criticizes pandemic restrictions on Masses

Vancouver archbishop criticizes pandemic restrictions on Masses

Archbishop Michael Miller of Vancouver expressed disappointment with the government’s decision to ban religious services as part of a plan to curb the pandemic in British Columbia. During Sunday Mass at Holy Rosary Cathedral in Vancouver, Miller said religious institutions are not being treated fairly compared to the other establishments. “As I mentioned in the…

The Great Reset:  You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet, and It Should Terrify You, say those who know

The Great Reset: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet, and It Should Terrify You, say those who know

A close  friend of mine who grew up in Poland under Communism called me on the phone in March of this year.  She told me to sit down. She was going to tell me something I would not believe. OK. I sat down and listened. She was voting for Trump.  WHAT?!!! Even she couldn’t believe…

Americans’ Right to Worship Is Being Denied

Americans’ Right to Worship Is Being Denied

Op.Ed, Washington Post—Sept 16, 2020—I never expected that the most basic religious freedom, the right to worship — protected so robustly in our Constitution’s First Amendment — would be unjustly repressed by an American government. But that is exactly what is happening in San Francisco. For months now, the city has limited worship services to…