Updated January 5, 2020...
Please read Fr. Copenhagen's testimony opposing NJ S2173 at the NJ Senate Hearing on December 12, 2019.
2019 V.I.E Event, National Mall, Washington, DC
Photo by Kari Bundy
On Thursday November 14th, I attended the 2019 Vaccine Injury Epidemic (V.I.E.) Event on the National Mall in Washington DC. About 3000 of us gathered to raise awareness of vaccine injury and to remember the victims and families who live with vaccine injury and those who did not survive their vaccine injury. It was a powerful event with excellent speakers including doctors, scientists, lawmakers, attorneys, advocates, parents of vaccine injured and deceased children and members of the clergy, one of whom was Fr. Michael Copenhagen, a Catholic priest from Rochester, New York. I had recently read Restore Ye to Its Owners: on the immorality of receiving vaccines derived from abortion by Fr. Copenhagen; so I was thrilled when I heard him introduced. Listen below and please share the video and above document with others, including and especially with clergy and members of your church; and with those who believe there is no justification for a religious exemption to vaccines.
"There are many here who make compelling scientific and personal cases, I'm here to make a religious and moral case for Catholics and for all to hear."
“Most people are misinformed about actual church teaching on the issue of immorally produced fetal cell lines; those obtained through the taking of innocent human life and the stolen DNA present in many mandated vaccines…The result is that Catholics are unrepresented in a moral fight that is ours by right and by duty. Everywhere I see faithful Catholics numbingly going against the instincts of conscience because they are convinced that the Church has given an unconditional green light to the use of these cell lines. Let’s set the record straight...”
Click here for a complete transcript of Fr. Copenhagen's V.I.E. speech.
Click here to read the 2005 Vatican document to which Fr. Copenhagen refers.
Also read the Children of God for Life document, "Aborted Fetal Material Used in Vaccines and Medicines", which answers the question "How many abortions were involved in vaccines?" This document gives the facts – the direct link to the abortions involved, the cell lines created and footnote hyperlinks directly to the science documents describing their work.
“No one is bound to participate in one sin in order to avoid another. It is never permissible to do evil for a good purpose.”
From Restore Ye to Its Owners: on the immorality of receiving vaccines derived from abortion
by Fr. Michael Copenhagen
Fr. Michael Copenhagen is a teacher at Chesterton Academy of Rochester since 2014 and has taught high school, middle school, and fourth grade, at St. John Bosco Schools since 2012. He is the Pastor of St. Nicholas the Wonder Worker Melkite Greek Catholic Church in Rochester NY. Father Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Scranton and Bachelor of Sacred Theology in Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Hear all the 2019 V.I.E. Event speakers in the video below.
Video starts at the 8 minute mark.
List of Speakers