What’s is vaccine equity? Vaccine equity is the effort to make sure that all people, across the world, have equal access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Shockingly, in much of Africa, fewer than 40% of populations have received the vaccine and, in some instances, this falls below 10%. In Burundi vaccinations have not yet begun. In stark contrast, 77% of the British population has been vaccinated.
If we want the pandemic to end, we need vaccine equity. To read the full story about this please click here, where you will also find the official petition calling on the UK government to act. You will also find details of how to engage your MP on this important issue.
To find out more about the work of Jesuit Missions UK, please click here.
Ash Wednesday, March 2 to be international day of fasting and prayer for peace.
From May 2021 until July 2022, Jesuits will celebrate five hundred years of spiritual conversion.
The Jesuit-run chaplaincy serves three large academic institutions, including Manchester University.
On Saturday 13th May at 2.00pm (GMT), eight Jesuits will be ordained deacons in Paris