- May 10, 2021
A federal appeals court April 13 upheld a 2017 Ohio law that prohibits doctors from knowingly participating performing an abortion because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
At the Easter Vigil April 3, Jessica Rutherford became a full member of the Catholic Church, receiving the sacraments in the same school where she first began learning about Catholicism.
Mark Hublar has Down Syndrome, and is a motivational speaker advocating for employment of those with disabilities.
Politicians in Northern Ireland voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill to prevent the late-term abortions of babies with disabilities.
Medical orders against attempting to resuscitate patients with learning disabilities during the latest COVID-19 lockdown in the UK are “wholly unacceptable and immoral,” said the bishops of England and Wales.
The French doctor who discovered the genetic basis of Down syndrome but spent his career advocating against abortion as a result of prenatal diagnosis has taken his first major step to possible sainthood.
Archbishop Rowan Williams offered the example of Malcolm Muggeridge, a celebrated British journalist and satirist who was attracted to Communism in his youth and later converted to Christianity under the influence of St. Teresa of Calcutta.
Brian Brock is Professor of Moral and Practical Theology at the University of Aberdeen. He is also a husband and father of three children, including Adam, who is 16, who has Down Syndrome and autism.