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Cardinal Cupich Reportedly ‘Leaning Hard’ on
Bioethics Center to Retract Stance on
COVID Vaccine Exemptions

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Posted By: GustoGrabber, 8/12/2021 8:03:25 AM

Amid disagreement among Catholic leaders over whether there is a moral obligation to receive a coronavirus vaccine, board members at the National Catholic Bioethics Center have told CNA that Blase Cardinal Cupich has urged that the center retract its guidance against mandated immunization. One board member told CNA that Cardinal Cupich has been “leaning hard” on the bishops and some prominent lay board members, but did not elaborate on specific names.The NCBC board members spoke with CNA on the condition they not be identified by name. The Archdiocese of Chicago did not respond to CNA’s request for comment.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Paintman 8/12/2021 8:26:46 AM (No. 876171)
I live in the Chicago media market and seeing Cardinal Cupich on TV so often gets really demoralizing for me and my fellow Catholics. He is a dyed-in-the-wool lefty handpicked by Pope Plastic Straws. Play this hypothetical game. You are getting married soon and have to choose who performs the ceremony. A. Cardinal Cupich at Holy Name Cathedral - with the greatest choir and all the smells and bells. B. Tacky Las Vegas Wedding Chapel with a mail-order pastor wearing an Elvis outfit ? I feel sorry for so many great priests that have to work for this guy. Liberals have a real tyrannical streak in them.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: mc squared 8/12/2021 8:39:34 AM (No. 876182)
I don't live in Chicago but Wifey left her particular Catholic parish because it became so liberal. I gave up on them after 12 years of Catholic School, and that was 'a while' ago!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: seamusm 8/12/2021 8:52:16 AM (No. 876200)
Tragically, Cardinal Cupidity wields enormous influence. Fr. Altman was fired by a neighboring Bishop disciple of Cupich.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: NYBruin 8/12/2021 9:02:13 AM (No. 876207)
#2 - the Church hadn’t given up on you - and never will. Hope to see you Sunday!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: dovestar 8/12/2021 9:12:05 AM (No. 876216)
The entire city of Chicago and its archdiocese needs to be exorcised following the reign of predator and Satanic Bernardin. Cupich is an evil man. Fellow Catholics, find a Traditional Latin Mass. If Pope Francis the Destroyer hates it, you know it has Power.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 8/12/2021 9:12:46 AM (No. 876219)
Uh... people who molest children, indulge in perversions, steal from the poor to fund their lavish and lascivious life styles and condone abortion are not creatures who dictate to me about what to do with my body. Never mind the sliver in my eye you creep, look to the plank in your own. How long Lord Jesus, oh how much longer must we wait for your return? Your people cry out to you!!!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: udanja99 8/12/2021 9:17:34 AM (No. 876226)
I left the church last year when they canceled Easter, but that was just the last straw. The communist pope is the main reason and that started when he decide to wash the feet of Muslims on Holy Thursday. He’s lucky that one of them didn’t behead him while he was giving them a foot massage. If they could blow up the Vatican they would. If the next pope (if there is one) is more conservative, I might go back. And I will not receive any jab which was developed with the tissue of murdered babies.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: MickTurn 8/12/2021 9:42:14 AM (No. 876278)
Hey Red Bird, why don't you tell us about what you have done to rid the world of Pedo Priests?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/12/2021 10:01:36 AM (No. 876321)
Hey Cardinal, call up Joel Osteen for some advice. He's got a church too. Your has more money though. How about a rename. The International Church of Immoral Redundancy and Blatant Hypocrisy.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: pensom2 8/12/2021 10:04:03 AM (No. 876325)
If the cardinal wants to promote the jab, he should just have the news record him receiving it, while speaking for himself in favor of it. No need to get tyrannical and force the bishops to vote in favor of some kind of ethics decision on the matter. The Catholics' ethical purity is in freefall anyhow--see Nancy Pelosi and Joey Biden calling themselves faithful Catholics and receiving the eucharist.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Illinois Mom 8/12/2021 11:57:43 AM (No. 876464)
This is simply wrong. I will not receive the vaccine because ALL of these "vaccine's" are tainted by abortion, whether the fetal cells are actually in the shot or were used in testing, there is no way that I can rationalize that it is okay. I will not "save" myself at the expense of the innocent. To read things like this, coming from a Cardinal, is appalling. I know Cupich is one of the bad ones, as was Bernadin before him. Pope Francis has offered his "opinion" that we can call these shots licit but they KNOW that is an abomination before God. We, as Catholic's, are not obliged to follow a Pope's personal opinion's. The religious exemption for Catholics and the shot is a legitimate one. All a person needs is a letter confirming that (If an employer or school insists on one) can be granted after your pastor writes a letter confirming that you decision is based on Catholic teaching, an a no-brainer for even the most irreligious. However...I read yesterday that the Archdiocese of New York has FORBIDDEN all priests and pastors from writing such a letter. I'm assuming that this come from Cardinal Dolan although he was not mentioned by name in the article...he is the boss. Two blows for me on that one, betrayed by a Cardinal and an Irishman.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Illinois Mom 8/12/2021 12:10:09 PM (No. 876482)
Sorry for the second post but...for anyone longing for the traditional Latin Mass as well as beautiful Music and Holy Day liturgies visit St. John Cantius Parish in Chicago. IF...that is not possible (I know it's Chicago) look at the link below. They stream Masses and other events. It will take you back to the Church and tradition's that we loved and help to restore your Faith the the Catholic Church is so much bigger than the flawed men in charge right now. They have a huge number of young parishioner's too. I dare any faithful Catholic to keep from breaking down in tears over what they have tossed away and what so many will never know.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: GustoGrabber 8/12/2021 1:34:45 PM (No. 876578)
III. The Bishop to whom Altman owes a vow of obedience is absolutely no disciple of Cupich. Shame on places like Church Militant which have done such a poor job of knowing the major players in these issues and oversimplifying the controversy to get some clicks and donations for their website. You can draw a line between those Bishops appointed by JPII and BXVI, and where they received their spiritual formation and those who were part of the McCarrick, Weurhl Bernadine, Weakland ( and what does these Bishops have in common?) The US Catholic Bishops were heading in the right direction before the manipulations of Obama and Soros and Hillary to install the Pope leftists have dreamed of. Obama "leaned hard" to make sure Chicago didn't get a Cardinal like Cardinal George. There are a lot of excellent conservative and traditional Bishops. They are blocked from ascendency by the McCarricks and Cupichs and OMalleys.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: stablemoney 8/12/2021 3:00:19 PM (No. 876664)
The Catholics are not obeying our immigration laws.
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