According to a new Pew Research Center poll, most regular churchgoers in the U.S. say they would trust their pastor in providing guidance about the COVID-19 vaccine, but a majority also say their own minister has been silent on the issue.
On Tuesday, a federal judge ruled in favor of New York healthcare workers seeking religious exemptions from the state's COVID-19 vaccine mandate by issuing a preliminary injunction barring employers from forcing their employees to get vaccinated.
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, head of the Archdiocese for Military Services in the U.S., issued a statement Tuesday supporting service members who have refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19 on religious grounds.
Thomas Schreiner, one of America’s leading evangelical scholars, took to social media recently to reject speculation that the COVID-19 vaccine could be the “mark of the beast” as mentioned in Revelation.
All four employees sought a religious exemption from taking the COVID-19 vaccine because it utilizes fetal cell tissues in research and development. In response, they argued that taking the shot would be committing a “grave sin” against their Catholic faith.