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Bishop Ugorji receives the covid-19 vaccine at Mater Dei Secretariat

Bishop Ugorji has said that it is licit and ethically acceptable to receive all the vaccines the government recognized as clinically genuine, safe and effective.

Bishop Lucius Ugorji receiving the covid-19 vaccine in his office at Mater Dei Secretariat Umuahia

Bishop Lucius Ugorji receiving the covid-19 vaccine in his office at Mater Dei Secretariat Umuahia

He made this assertion after receiving the covid-19 Vaccine on 30th March, 2021 in his office at the Mater Dei Secretariat, Umuahia.

“In absence of other means to stop or even prevent the COVID-19 pandemic, the common good calls for vaccination, primarily to protect the weakest and most exposed.

Bishop Lucius Ugorji receiving the covid-19 vaccine in his office at Mater Dei Secretariat Umuahia

Bishop Lucius Ugorji receiving the covid-19 vaccine in his office at Mater Dei Secretariat Umuahia

In this regard, receiving the available COVID-19 vaccines ought to be understood as an act of charity toward other community members,” said Bishop Ugorji.

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