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Covid 19 – The Vatican publishes a text in favor of vaccination for all

This text pleads for equitable access to the vaccine with irreproachable ethics and distributed without any commercial aim. It is the fruit of the joint work of the Vatican Covid-19 Commission and the Pontifical Academy for Life.

Read the text.

In the video accompanying the launch of this text, Cardinal Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for Integral Human Development Service states: “We are grateful to the scientific community for having developed the vaccine in record time. It is now up to us to ensure that it is accessible to all, especially the most vulnerable. It is a question of justice. Now is the time to show that we are one human family. ”

In an interview available on Vatican news, Cardinal Turkson also underlined the commitment to “Local Churches to save lives and help the poorest” and announced the creation of five working groups to face the emergency and think about the future. Read more on Vatican News.