Tag: Vaccination

Amid Church concerns, Kenya rolls out vaccination against cervical cancer

Amid Church concerns, Kenya rolls out vaccination against cervical cancer

| Fredrick Nzwili | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Teresa Mandere, 42, remains hesitant about having her teenage daughter participate in the government-sponsored vaccination program against cervical cancer.

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Manila bishop urges Filipinos to have children vaccinated against polio

Manila bishop urges Filipinos to have children vaccinated against polio

| September 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo called on Filipinos to have their children vaccinated against the poliovirus immediately after the nation’s health officials declared a polio outbreak.

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Vaccines preserve ‘moral health’ of communities, say Church experts

Vaccines preserve ‘moral health’ of communities, say Church experts

| Emily Benson | June 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Measles, chicken pox and other diseases are making a comeback as more parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children out of the fear of side effects, especially with regard to the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine. Skeptics are concerned it leads to sickness autism or death.

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Measles, mumps, rubella, oh my

Measles, mumps, rubella, oh my

| March 11, 2015 | 6 Comments

Within the vaccination controversy are Catholics who oppose the practice on moral grounds. When it comes to inoculations, what does the Church say about health, bioethics and the public good?

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