The altar has traditionally been reserved for the Pope alone, and unauthorized use formerly incurred excommunication. Liturgist Dr. Kwasniewski described the decision as an attempt to ‘destroy any vestige of the sacred, the set-apart, the privileged, the untouchable, the elevated, the off-limits.’
‘This is medical tyranny. It is overriding all of the legal and medical ethical principles that have been operative for my entire career, or my knowledge of the history of medicine in this country,’ said Dr. Vliet
As the mandates unfold, I have been struck with the similarities of the coercion to take the shot and the coercion I experienced prior to having an abortion I did not want. I was kicked out of the house by my father as a teenager with no money, no job, and nowhere to live. When it was over, society called it my 'free choice,' but it was anything but.
Two hospitals have backtracked on hundreds rejected religious exemption requests for COVID vaccination requirements, in the wake of lawsuit threats and a recent legal victory for New York health care workers.