Here are a few resources related to COVID-19 vaccines. We hope you find these useful. If you have additional resources you would like to suggest, or you have any other comments, please don’t hesitate to contact us!
NCBC’s Vaccine Exemption Resource for Individuals
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith – Note on the morality of using some anti-COVID-19 vaccines.
USCCB’s December 2020 Statement – MORAL CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING THE NEW COVID-19 VACCINES
Charlotte Lozier Institute’s resource – Update: COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates and Abortion-Derived Cell Lines
Fr. Tad Pacholczyk – Covid-19 Vaccine “Ethical Profiles”
USCCB – J&J vs Pfizer and Moderna vaccines
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith – INSTRUCTION DIGNITAS PERSONAE, ON CERTAIN BIOETHICAL QUESTIONS (see esp paragraph 34)
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith – MORAL REFLECTIONS ON VACCINES PREPARED FROM CELLS DERIVED FROM ABORTED HUMAN FOETUSES
USCCB – Conscience Exemption for Vaccines based on Fetal Tissue from Abortions
Ethics & Medics – January 2021 edition does a nice job discussing moral issues related to vaccines.
Ethics & Public Policy Center – Statement regarding moral acceptability of COVID vaccines from a pro-life perspective
Bishop Athanasius Schneider (et al.) – Covid Vaccines: ‘The Ends Cannot Justify the Means’ [We include this to represent a variety of viewpoints. While we respect Bishop Schneider and his co-signatories, the Guild fully supports the USCCB’s position above in favor of accepting either of the available vaccines (Moderna and Pfizer) under the current circumstances.]