- Apr 13, 2021
Bernadette Scholars are students at Marian High School in Mishawaka, Ind., who have mild intellectual disabilities. This is the first year for the program, in which the “Bernies” spend some time in classes just for them and other times are in typical classrooms with others.
At nearly a month since his passing, the legacy of Jean Vanier is far from forgotten, but continues to live on in friends and colleagues who say the Canadian theologian not only impacted their lives personally, but he changed theology and the way the Church views the human person.
Melanie Paul gives back to her community.
For the second time in his case, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed an inmate’s death penalty sentence because of his intellectual disability.
Sister Kathleen Schipani found many existing apps for learning American Sign Language, but there were none dedicated to religious terms, daily devotions or prayers. So she created one, an app called Religious Signs for Families.
Critics have seen the idea of a ‘Consistent Ethic of Life’ as code for ignoring or playing down abortion, and in some cases they may have a point, but that’s not how the vast majority of Church leaders such as Pope Francis see it.