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Covid lockdown may be ‘extraordinary means,’ Bishop Paprocki argues

September 21, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, has suggested that new Covid restrictions might be unnecessary, as judged by classical Catholic moral principles. He said that a lockdown could be judged an “extraordinary means” of preserving health, and “perhaps we don’t have to take such draconian measures, but more ordinary measures to protect life.”

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