The topic is so important to the Pope, is on the Website of the Vatican Mint: That is why they have now issued their own 20-euro coin with vaccination embossing, on which a young person can be seen receiving the Covid shot. After all, this type of health care is a “moral obligation”.
The vaccination coin costs a slim 180 euros; but there are said to be none in stock at the moment. Is the rush that big? The description of the coin is as follows:
The €20 silver coin, designed by Chiara Principe, is dedicated to a topical issue dear to Pope Francis: treatments to fight the pandemic and the need to get vaccinated. The coin features a doctor, a nurse and a young person ready to receive the vaccine. The Holy Father has repeatedly stressed the importance of vaccination, recalling that health care is “a moral obligation” and that it is important “to continue efforts to vaccinate even the poorest peoples”.
In fact, Pope Francis is now well known for his repeated calls for vaccination. At the same time, the number of people leaving the church in Germany is still at a record high. “It’s a historical turning point because, viewed as a whole, for the first time in centuries it’s no longer “normal” in Germany to be a church member,” social scientist Carsten Frerk from the Weltanschauungen research group in Germany (fowid) said in April WDR quoted. But as we all know, nothing has anything to do with anything. In fact, the response to the Vatican’s latest coup is not particularly positive…