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Leading EU cardinal backs Covid passports at churches

January 05, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg, the president of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the EU (COMECE), said that “During this phase when the pandemic is resurgent, we must save lives, and this green pass should welcome people to Mass.”

“Since Christmas, a law has been in force in Luxembourg allowing only those vaccinated to participate in liturgies, except in the case of celebrations with fewer than 20 faithful,” he added. “Some priests have objected, and this isn’t helping the search for a solution.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Jan. 05, 2022 6:57 PM ET USA

    If he is not part of the solution, then he is part of the problem. The problem being the nearly 5-decade rush to infuse aborted fetal cells into many (if not most) pharmaceutical procedures and into many pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical products. When will it be time to make a stand, not a wimpy "please, mister, hear my prayer" stand, but a substantial stand where the world will take notice. When will the Church, and its hierarchy, put its life on the line for the unborn? If not now, when?