Congratulations Douglas, for a cogent response to the unconscionable 'excommunication' of those who reserve judgment on whether an experimental medication is a boon or a bane to human health. I wrote on similar lines to our bishop, and so far he has joined the wisdom of the archbishop of Vancouver, who announced that if worse comes to worst, he would provide Masses for the unvaxxed and those multiply-vaxxed who, trusting in already outmoded science, do not feel unnecessarily 'at risk' in the presence of the healthy unvaxxed. Other than such stalwart bishops (and please God, may they hold fort), the times seem to have passed when a Belgian priest would be lauded for mingling with lepers to ensure they have the sacraments.

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