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By John Clark, Crisis Magazine, Sept. 28 2021

John Clark is an online-homeschool course developer, a speechwriter, and the author of two books. …


Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich recently mandated that all priests and employees of his diocese receive vaccinations against COVID-19. While medical exemptions to his mandate will be granted, religious exemptions will be refused.

You read that correctly.

With a broad appeal to the “common good,” the cardinal is refusing to recognize individual objections of conscience. Perhaps someone who has the cardinal’s ear can ask him what he means by a “common good” wherein freedom of conscience does not exist? …