Health care must be available to absolutely everyone, not just a privileged few- Pope Francis

 Health care must be available to absolutely everyone, not just a privileged few- Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY — According to Pope Francis, access to medical treatment is a basic human right that should not be considered a luxury reserved only for the wealthy, who should not be allowed to discriminate against those who are unable to afford it. He said that when countries did not have a public health care…

Vatican updates COVID-19 guidelines, as well as relaxations of the vaccination requirement and the masking restrictions

Vatican updates COVID-19 guidelines, as well as relaxations of the vaccination requirement and the masking restrictions

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has modified its COVID-19 rules, which means that most workers and tourists now entering Vatican City State,  do not have to provide a vaccination record or other evidence that they have recovered from their illness. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican’s secretary, issued a decree on June 2 that was printed by…

The Vatican eases regulations around masking and mandatory vaccination

The Vatican eases regulations around masking and mandatory vaccination

The Vatican has eased some of its regulations around masking and the mandatory use of vaccines. Following an update to its COVID-19 rules, the Vatican has made it possible for the vast majority of workers and tourists to enter Vatican City State with no need for a vaccination certificate or other confirmation that they have…