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Catholic schools to accept personal belief exemptions from Covid-19 vaccine

Catholic schools will accept personal belief exemptions from any students who do not want to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

According to the Voice of San Diego, the Catholic Diocese of San Diego sent a memo to local Catholic schools clarifying that personal exemptions are accepted for the Covid-19 vaccine.

“The question of Covid mandates divides our parent communities as it divides our societies. We hope that this course of action by the diocese balances the need to protect the health of our students, teachers and staffs with the rights of parents to decide issues vital to their children,” reads the memo.

Although schools cannot accept personal belief exemptions for other vaccines, the Covid-19 vaccine is an exception so far.