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NEWS BRIEF: Seton Catholic Celebrates Catholic Schools Week by Organizing Unified Field Day for...

Seton Catholic Preparatory will host ten schools from the local area for its annual Unified Field Day event on Friday, February 3, 2023.

Treasures’ Mass for Families with members with disabilities

This is a sensory friendly Mass for those families who have a member with a disability and going to Mass is challenging. The lights...

Being ‘inclusive’ of those with disabilities means valuing them, pope says

Making churches accessible and services understandable is important, but having wheelchair ramps and sign-language interpreters is not enough for a parish to call itself "inclusive," Pope Francis said.

Making room: Catholics with disabilities hope synod will hear their voices

The Gospel of St. John tells the story of Jesus' encounter with a man who was born blind. Upon seeing him, the disciples asked Jesus if the man's blindness was due to his sins or that of his parents.

Emmaus Retreat for Adults with Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities

"Wonders of God's Love" is a weekend retreat in Prescott, AZ for adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities. Sponsored through Blessed Sacrament Parish in Scottsdale, this...

Pope: Discrimination against people with disabilities must end

The Catholic Church must be a home for all, especially for people with disabilities who continue to face discrimination in the world and in the church, Pope Francis said.

People with disabilities faced more barriers during pandemic, academy says

People with disabilities were often overlooked and faced discrimination in various health care policies and practices during the COVID-19 pandemic, said the Pontifical Academy for Life.

To foster inclusiveness, Nigerian nuns mainstream pupils with disabilities

On a sunny afternoon, the Rev. Gideon Oyabugbe, a minister at a local Baptist church, walked into St. Vincent's Centre for Inclusive Education to pick up James, his 8-year-old son. James has autism spectrum disorder, a condition that impairs communication and social interaction.

Bishop: Blanket DNR orders for Britons with learning disabilities ‘immoral’

Medical orders against attempting to resuscitate patients with learning disabilities during the latest COVID-19 lockdown in the U.K. are "wholly unacceptable and immoral," said the bishops of England and Wales.

Blind faith, literally, puts Catholic schools and disabilities in national spotlight

Behind the scenes, groups like the Exceptional Learners Advisory Board are helping ensure students with one or more learning or physical disabilities can thrive at a Catholic school in the Diocese of Phoenix.