Pope takes morality of Covid-19 vaccination seriously — Action News Now

Catholic Church chief reiterates his support for Covid jab in Vatican ambassador’s annual speech


The Pope has given his strongest support yet for a coronavirus vaccine, backing the Vatican’s coronavirus advisory committee, calling it a “moral duty” and urging people to “respect the health of others.”

On Monday, Pope Francis used his annual speech to address representatives from 183 countries sent to the Holy See to address international issues he considers important and outline the Vatican’s position.


The 85-year-old head of the Catholic Church has previously used milder language, describing vaccination as “The Act of Love” And insist they are safe and effective. However, he used the event to take a firmer stance, backing that of the Vatican’s Covid advisory body.

Discussing a Covid vaccine, Pope claimed that everyone has a responsibility to care for their own well-being and the safety of those around them, noting that “It means respecting the health of those around us. Healthcare is a moral obligation.”


“Vaccines are not a magic cure, but they certainly represent the most plausible solution to preventing disease, in addition to other treatments that need to be developed,” Pope Francis said.

This supports previous statements by the Vatican’s Covid Advisory Committee, which claimed that Catholics have “moral responsibility” Get a jab.it says yes “morally acceptable” Get people access to jabs originally developed using cells from aborted fetuses.

Pope leader denounces anti-vaccine spreaders as he calls on individuals to get vaccinated “Unsubstantiated information or poorly documented facts,” express concern that people may “Influence” By misleading claims.

admit it “Ideological Divide” Today’s world has emerged as Pope Francis raises concerns that misinformation could wreak havoc “The connection between human reason and the objective reality of things.”


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