- Jul 10, 2020
In a set of updated guidelines for catechesis released Thursday, the Vatican weighed in on what has long been a debate among theologians, insisting that the Church’s sacraments are a gift, and as such, they cannot be denied to disabled people.
If there is anything to be learned from the coronavirus pandemic, it is that “God is in control,” said the executive director of the National Catholic Partnership on Disability.
Much has been made of how businesses are grinding to a halt in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Not so with the National Catholic Partnership on Disability, according to its new executive director, Charleen Katra.
Living as a quadriplegic for over 40 years, Therese M. Williams has endured physical limitations but gained spiritual liberation by drawing closer to God.
A woman with Down syndrome will take the British government to court in an attempt to change a law that permits abortions up to birth of children considered to be “seriously handicapped.”
For the adults with disabilities who are the core members of L’Arche, news that Jean Vanier sexually abused six women over a 35-year period hit particularly hard.