Day: May 11, 2021

With Pope Francis’ blessing, Catholics pressed Biden White House to waive vaccine patents

By Claire Giangravé, Jack JenkinsShareTweet (RNS) — When U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced Wednesday (May 5) that the White House would back efforts to suspend intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, it was a victory for Vatican officials and U.S. Catholic groups that had long supported loosening vaccine patents to help expand production of […]