Roman Catholic 
Diocese of Ogdensburg

Respect Life

USCCB Statement on use of new Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

If one can choose...the vaccine with the least connection to abortion-derived cell lines should be chosen...Pfizer or Moderna’s vaccines should be chosen over Johnson & Johnson’s.

 

https://www.usccb.org/news/2021/us-bishop-chairmen-doctrine-and-pro-life-address-use-johnson-johnson-covid-19-vaccine?fbclid=IwAR1O16iiORG1JiSeII_wdWARaKAZhu1GefMysJWo-WgZXCBbnbnGUhCslew

New York State Vital Statistics

The New York State Vital Statistics (2018) are available at the link below.

The 2019 statistics will be released sometime in 2021.

 

https://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/vital_statistics/2018/

Legal Analysis of Assisted Suicide Bill

The bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide has been introduced in the Assembly, not the Senate but may be any day. The new fact sheet from the NYS Catholic Conference is available for educational purposes.

 

Fatal Flaws in Assisted Suicide Legislation Fact Sheet