For the last year, the main two COVID vaccines in the USA have been Pfizer and Moderna. Now, Bharat Biotech and Ocugen have applied for approval of their Covaxin vaccine by the FDA. Covaxin got emergency use authorization from the […]Read more
Were Moderna & Pfizer’s HEK-293 Tests Immoral?
Much of the Catholic discussion around the ethics of vaccines has focused on the remote connection with abortion. There has been an implicit assumption that all testing on HEK-293 is unethical. But as not all remote cooperation with evil is […]Read more
Imprudence & Imprecision on Vaccines & Mandates
I addressed this issue over on Patheos. On August 5, the Bishops of Colorado issued a statement that although not technically wrong, was imprecise in ways that can easily mislead an average reader. I think these wordings are imprudent. Although it is […]Read more
Scientific Errors Lead to Moral Errors Re: Vaccines (3/3 on Fr. Ripperger)
The third post on Fr. Ripperger’s errors. This is the third and final post on Fr. Ripperger and vaccines in his podcast interview. The first focused on his problem with failing to identify the object of most vaccination as immunization. The second focused on his […]Read more