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The latest on Sister Dede: D.C. has given her a religious exemption from vaccination mandate

The latest on Sister Dede: D.C. has given her a religious exemption from vaccination mandate

Sister Deirdre Byrne, perhaps better known as “Sister Dede,” says that Washington, D.C. officials have accepted her religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health care workers, allowing her to resume her work as a physician and surgeon until 2023.  The Catholic sister learned

Sister Dede’s Medical License Restored, After Temporary Religious Exemption From Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers

Sister Dede’s Medical License Restored, After Temporary Religious Exemption From Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers

The religious sister who sued Washington, D.C., for denying her a religious exemption to its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health care workers has received a temporary reprieve. Sister Dierdre Byrne, a nun who is also a physician-surgeon and a retired U.S. Army colonel, told the Register the