Wisconsin bishops encourage vaccination, oppose vaccine mandates
August 23, 2021
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CWN Editor's Note: “It is the responsibility of the individual to raise moral or ethical objections to vaccination based on the dictates of his or her conscience,” Wisconsin’s bishops said in their August 20 statement. “Pastors should not feel compelled to issue documentation recognizing this conscientious objection and are recommended not to do so.”
The bishops added, “The person claiming a religious or ethical exemption should be ready to properly assume other scientifically recommended means of avoiding infection and contagion: face-coverings, social distancing, hand sanitizing, periodic testing, and quarantine.”
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