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Bp. Strickland calls Catholics to fight immoral vaccines
TYLER, Texas (ChurchMilitant.com) – The bishop of Tyler, Texas has issued a pastoral letter rousing Catholics to understand the mortal danger of any coronavirus vaccine developed using stem cells from aborted babies and is urging them to fight.
Announcing his April 23 letter, Bp. Joseph Strickland encouraged “all who believe in the Sanctity of Life in the womb” to reflect on his message, as “it is critical for the whole human family.”
In the letter, Strickland explained that the pandemic has opened his eyes to the dangerous reality of the “use of in line stem cells from aborted babies in developing vaccines.”
“I urge you to join me, NOW, in passionately but prayerfully speaking out against this practice,” he urged.
“We must insist that legislators create legislation which establishes the illegal and immoral nature of any use of the remains of aborted babies for research,” said Strickland. “Further, we must insist that pharmaceutical companies comply with such legislation.” he said. ….