Robert LeLaurin
article - April 16, 2021
This is a sampling of sacred texts and statements, listed in alphabetical order by religion, that religious communities have used to engage in the work of public health amidst this global pandemic.
Nour Akhras
article - April 9, 2021
"In the Qur’an, God – Exalted Be He – proclaims that we should ask the people endowed with knowledge…All the experts are saying the same thing: please get vaccinated and do it now."
Adelle M. Banks Share Tweet
article - April 8, 2021
Biden said the partnership between the seminary and a community health center is one of many that are happening between religious and medical organizations across the nation.
Monique Deal Barlow
article - April 2, 2021
Some evangelicals have even linked coronavirus vaccinations to the “mark of the beast” – a symbol of submission to the Antichrist found in biblical prophecies, Revelation 13:18.
Rabbi Sandra Lawson
article - March 31, 2021
"In my mind, COVID represents Mitzrayim, the narrow place, our place of enslavement, the place of trauma and pain. As more of us are vaccinated and we move toward freedom, we find ourselves at the edge of the sea thinking about our past, our pain..."
Julie Schonfeld
article - March 24, 2021
It’s well-known faith leaders can change minds about public health measures.
Danica Kirka
article - March 23, 2021
In Luton, the Sikh community decided the best way to celebrate the upcoming holy festival of Vaisakhi was with a vaccination clinic, which embodies the faith's principles of equality, justice and service.
Jack Jenkins and Adelle M. Banks
article - March 23, 2021
It was a joyous scene organizers said would repeat throughout the day on Thursday (March 18) at Union Temple, where Wilson was one of roughly 100 people scheduled to be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
Adelle M. Banks
article - March 18, 2021
Melissa Rogers, executive director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, spoke about the Biden administration's support of alliances of government and faith groups to expand public information about the vaccines.
Melissa Rogers
article - March 17, 2021
Many clergy are emphasizing that receiving the COVID-19 vaccination is a way of loving your neighbor, a common theological principle.
Hannah Minks
- March 12, 2021
Four national religious leaders joined Eboo Patel to discuss the crucial role that faith communities are playing in fostering far reaching and equitable vaccinations against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Silma Suba
- March 8, 2021
"Our role is to ensure that we provide all the necessary information so they can make an informed decision about their choice," said Rucha Kaur, Sikh Coalition Community Development Director.
Silma Suba
article - March 3, 2021
According to The Washington Post, hundreds and thousands of vaccine-questioning posts by social media users are targeting Christians with misinformation.
Jack Jenkins
article - March 2, 2021
Several COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers used cells originally derived from tissue from an aborted fetus in the 1970s, but the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines used the cell lines only to test their vaccine.
Brigid Flaherty
article - March 1, 2021
Besides any role models we find in our beautiful faith traditions, we serve as inspirations to one another. I firmly believe we can support our neighbors by stepping up to do our part in the fight against Covid-19.
Brady McCombs
article - February 26, 2021
Ghana received 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Wednesday and the Ivory Coast took delivery of 504,000 on Friday.
Ashraf Khalil and Hilary Powell
article - February 22, 2021
"Black residents make up a little under half of Washington’s population, but constitute nearly three-fourths of the city's COVID-19 deaths."
Yonat Shimron and Adelle M. Banks
article - February 19, 2021
Across the state, nearly every major health care system has partnered with Black and Hispanic houses of worship to expand vaccine access, setting up mobile clinics in their parking lots and fellowship halls.
Alexandra Jaffe
- February 14, 2021
Thes team will work with "leaders of different faiths and backgrounds who are the front lines of their communities in crisis and who can help us heal, unite and rebuild."
Julie Schonfeld
article - February 10, 2021
This week Schonfeld talks with Rabbi Elliot Dorff, rector and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles. Dorff is a theologian and ethicist specializing in medical ethics.
Isabel Debre
article - February 10, 2021
Kandhari said many front-line medical workers who failed to get vaccinated elsewhere due to shortages and new age restrictions were lining up for shots Monday in the temple’s parking garage.
This page functions as a consistently updated resource containing vaccine information, faith-based vaccine updates, and stories of leaders at the forefront of vaccine education and access.
Monique Deal Barlow
article - April 2, 2021
Some evangelicals have even linked coronavirus vaccinations to the “mark of the beast” – a symbol of submission to the Antichrist found in biblical prophecies, Revelation 13:18.
David Crary and Mariam Fam
- March 31, 2021
"A lot of people are really excited," said Sheikh Adam Jamal, assistant imam. "There's people, seniors, who probably have been doing taraweeh (at a mosque) every year since they were young... They've missed it for a year—that was just devastating."
Julie Schonfeld
article - March 24, 2021
It’s well-known faith leaders can change minds about public health measures.
Danica Kirka
article - March 23, 2021
In Luton, the Sikh community decided the best way to celebrate the upcoming holy festival of Vaisakhi was with a vaccination clinic, which embodies the faith's principles of equality, justice and service.
Jack Jenkins and Adelle M. Banks
article - March 23, 2021
It was a joyous scene organizers said would repeat throughout the day on Thursday (March 18) at Union Temple, where Wilson was one of roughly 100 people scheduled to be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
Adelle M. Banks
article - March 18, 2021
Melissa Rogers, executive director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, spoke about the Biden administration's support of alliances of government and faith groups to expand public information about the vaccines.
Melissa Rogers
article - March 17, 2021
Many clergy are emphasizing that receiving the COVID-19 vaccination is a way of loving your neighbor, a common theological principle.
Silma Suba
article - March 3, 2021
According to The Washington Post, hundreds and thousands of vaccine-questioning posts by social media users are targeting Christians with misinformation.
Jack Jenkins
article - March 2, 2021
Several COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers used cells originally derived from tissue from an aborted fetus in the 1970s, but the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines used the cell lines only to test their vaccine.
Brady McCombs
article - February 26, 2021
Ghana received 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Wednesday and the Ivory Coast took delivery of 504,000 on Friday.
Ashraf Khalil and Hilary Powell
article - February 22, 2021
"Black residents make up a little under half of Washington’s population, but constitute nearly three-fourths of the city's COVID-19 deaths."
Alexandra Jaffe
- February 14, 2021
Thes team will work with "leaders of different faiths and backgrounds who are the front lines of their communities in crisis and who can help us heal, unite and rebuild."
Julie Schonfeld
article - January 28, 2021
To explore what American clergy are doing to support the vaccine effort, Rabbi Julie Schonfeld is interviewing a series of faith leaders about their tradition’s views on public health and vaccination, and this vaccination effort.
Eboo Patel & Paul Raushenbush
article - December 23, 2020
In this terrible moment, the vaccines that have been developed are nothing less than a modern miracle. America's diverse faith communities can play a central role.
Jack Jenkins
article - December 11, 2020
Asked about his participation in the Moderna vaccine trial, Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld replied, ‘It’s the most important sermon I’ve ever given — by far.’
Julie Schonfeld
article - December 1, 2020
The promise of vaccines has recently been challenged by fear, mistrust and discord. Some surveys show that vaccine hesitancy may lead as few as 50% of Americans, far short of the estimated minimum 70% threshold needed, to accept a vaccine.
Nour Akhras
article - April 9, 2021
"In the Qur’an, God – Exalted Be He – proclaims that we should ask the people endowed with knowledge…All the experts are saying the same thing: please get vaccinated and do it now."
Luis Andres Henao, David Crary, and Mariam Fam
- March 15, 2021
The pandemic, Johnson said, "has called us to rethink and re-imagine what our philosophy of ministering really is in the age of COVID." 
Brigid Flaherty
article - March 1, 2021
Besides any role models we find in our beautiful faith traditions, we serve as inspirations to one another. I firmly believe we can support our neighbors by stepping up to do our part in the fight against Covid-19.
Julie Schonfeld
article - February 10, 2021
This week Schonfeld talks with Rabbi Elliot Dorff, rector and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles. Dorff is a theologian and ethicist specializing in medical ethics.
Isabel Debre
article - February 10, 2021
Kandhari said many front-line medical workers who failed to get vaccinated elsewhere due to shortages and new age restrictions were lining up for shots Monday in the temple’s parking garage.
Robert LeLaurin
article - April 16, 2021
This is a sampling of sacred texts and statements, listed in alphabetical order by religion, that religious communities have used to engage in the work of public health amidst this global pandemic.
Hannah Minks
- March 12, 2021
Four national religious leaders joined Eboo Patel to discuss the crucial role that faith communities are playing in fostering far reaching and equitable vaccinations against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Silma Suba
- March 8, 2021
"Our role is to ensure that we provide all the necessary information so they can make an informed decision about their choice," said Rucha Kaur, Sikh Coalition Community Development Director.
Langston Ward
article - February 8, 2021
This page functions as a consistently updated resource containing vaccine information, faith-based vaccine updates, and stories of leaders at the forefront of vaccine education and access.
Debbie Kaminer
article - February 3, 2021
But can a company mandate its staff to be vaccinated? And what happens if an employee refuses to take the shot, citing their religious beliefs?
Adelle M. Banks
article - February 1, 2021
Across the country, Black faith leaders and other clergy of color are engaging in educational forums, videotaping themselves getting vaccinated and offering their church properties for vaccine distribution.
Jack Jenkins
article - January 28, 2021
The effort is part of a larger movement among faith groups to aid others during the pandemic and assist with vaccination rollout.