Geneviève De Vriendt says that 'by defending the lives of the unborn, by defending the right to life, by fighting for the Faith and moral standards, we will be able to prevent Quebec’s capital from slowly dying out and dragging the rest of the province—and country—with it.'
COVID-19, a respiratory illness, can cause severe breathing problems, especially in old people. And common side effects of the drugs the COVID patients at one Quebec nursing home were given are slowed or stopped breathing.
Cdl. Gérald Lacroix's strongly worded letter appears to have been mainly aimed at reassuring the many Catholics who have been 'questioning the commitment of the Bishops of Quebec throughout this pandemic.'