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Is The Vatican accepting the use of Vaccines?

Someone send a letter to The Vatican about "tainted" vaccines. Vaccines that are made of aborted human fetuses. Do you thin that this letter tell us that tainted vaccines exist?
I will post parts of the letter to the Vatican or you could read the entire letter...click on the link

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:39 PM on Aug. 28, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (7)
  • Did you read the Vatican study too?

    To summarize, it must be confirmed that:

    -there is a grave responsibility to use alternative vaccines and to make a conscientious objection with regard to those which have moral problems;

    - as regards the vaccines without an alternative, the need to contest so that others may be prepared must be reaffirmed, as should be the lawfulness of using the former in the meantime insomuch as is necessary in order to avoid a serious risk not only for one's own children but also, and perhaps more specifically, for the health conditions of the population as a whole - especially for pregnant women;

    (to be continued...)
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:51 PM on Aug. 28, 2009

  • Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:40 PM on Aug. 28, 2009

  • transcript of the letter

    PONTIFICIA ACADEMIA
    PRO VITA
    __________
    Il Presidente
    Prot.n.P/3431



    Mrs Debra L.Vinnedge Vatican City, June 9 2005

    Executive Director, Children of God for Life

    943 Deville Drive East

    Largo, Florida

    33771

    Stati Uniti


    Dear Mrs Debra L.Vinnedge,
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:41 PM on Aug. 28, 2009

  • cont

    "On June 4, 2003, you wrote to His Eminence Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, with a copy of this letter forwarded to me, asking to the Sacred Congregation of the Doctrine of Faith a clarification about the liceity of vaccinating children with vaccines prepared using cell lines derived from aborted human fetuses. Your question regarded in particular the right of the parents of these children to oppose such a vaccination when made at school, mandated by law. As there were no formal guidelines by the magisterium concerning that topic, you said that catholic parents were often challenged by State Courts, Health Officials and School Administrators when they filled religious exemptions for their children to this type of vaccination"
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:42 PM on Aug. 28, 2009

  • cont
    "This Pontifical Academy for Life, carrying out the commission entrusted to us by the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith, in answer to your request, has proceeded to a careful examination of the question of these "tainted" vaccines, and has produced as a result a study (in Italian) that has been realized with the help of a group of experts. This study has been approved as such by the Congregation and we send you, there enclosed, an English translation of a synthesis of this study. This synthesis can be brought to the knowledge of the interested officials and organisms."
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:42 PM on Aug. 28, 2009

  • cont
    A documented paper on the topic will be published in the journal "Medicina e Morale", edited by the Centra di Bioetica della Universita Cattolica in Rome.

    The study, its synthesis, and the translation of this material took some time. We apologize for the delay.

    With my best regards,

    Sincerely yours,


    +E.Sgreccia

    00193 Roma - Via della Conciliazione, 1 - Tel. 06 698.82423 - 06 698.81693 - Fax 06 698.8201

    END
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:43 PM on Aug. 28, 2009

  • - such cooperation occurs in a context of moral coercion of the conscience of parents, who are forced to choose to act against their conscience or otherwise, to put the health of their children and of the population as a whole at risk. This is an unjust alternative choice, which must be eliminated as soon as possible.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:52 PM on Aug. 28, 2009