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Here's why some Catholic bishops discourage use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

1 month ago   |   By KMBC

Each vaccine uses abortion-derived cells in testing, but the Johnson & Johnson vaccine uses the cells, DNA in production
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Church Leaders Say Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Should Be Avoided, If Possible

Church Leaders Say Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Should Be Avoided, If Possible

1 month ago   |   By NPR

U.S. Catholic bishops say the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines did not use abortion-derived fetal cell lines, but that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is acceptable, if it's the only available option. (Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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Diocese of Allentown opposes Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for using abortion-derived cell lines

Diocese of Allentown opposes Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for using abortion-derived cell lines

1 month ago   |   By The Morning Call

The Diocese of Allentown has joined Catholic leaders nationwide in opposing Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine for using abortion-derived cell lines in vaccine testing and production.
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NASA's Mars helicopter is set to take history-making flight Monday. Here's...

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Red Sox drop both games of doubleheader to White Sox

Red Sox drop both games of doubleheader to White Sox

This marks the first time Boston has lost two games in a row since the season opening series against Baltimore. Read more ...

NASA Mars Helicopter's Flight: Livestream, Date and Time

The experimental Ingenuity vehicle is expected to complete a short but historic up-and-down flight on Monday morning. Read more ...