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Vaccine acceptance particularly high among Catholics, survey finds

July 30, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: 67% of Americans surveyed by the Public Religion Research Institute have received at least one dose of the Covid vaccine. 15% of Americans are “vaccine hesitant,” and 14% are “vaccine refusers.”

Vaccine acceptance is highest among Jews (85%), Hispanic Catholics (80%), and white Catholics (79%). It is lowest among Hispanic Protestants (56%), white evangelical Protestants (56%), and Mormons (65%).

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Jul. 30, 2021 10:18 AM ET USA

    These results clearly demonstrate Catholic opposition to medical cooperation with the evil of abortion. Not. "Remote, passive, and material" are adjectives intended to excuse from obligation. With statistics like these, does anyone foresee a morally-neutral vaccine anywhere on the horizon? A country that can tolerate a pro-abortion Administration is a country not serious about Catholic morality. The Covid panic and coercion stand alongside sexual sins as further evidence of Catholic decline.