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By Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture, March 12, 2021

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. …


Yes, you can make a plausible moral argument to justify the acceptance of an abortion-tainted Covid vaccine. But why would you want to?

My colleague Jeff Mirus has argued that the most recent such justification, issued by pro-life Catholics under the auspices of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, fails to emphasize a crucial point: Those who accept the vaccine have a moral obligation to protest the use of tissues derived from aborted children in the development of the vaccines. While I agree on that point, I would also fault the pro-life scholars’ statement for another serious failure: the inability to see the big picture.  ….

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