Washington D.C., Aug 9, 2013 / 16:51 pm
A young Catholic blogger known for his defense of the faith in the public square is thankful for prayers and support as he begins the long process of recovery following a severe accident.
"Rehabilitation will not be easy and there are no answers for how much Thomas will be able to rehabilitate," said Natalie Peters in a statement collaborated with Thomas, her husband.
However, she told CNA that she and Thomas "have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of prayers" and encouragement coming from family, friends and supporters in the weeks since his accident.
A leader in the Catholic community, Thomas Peters starting the award-winning blog "The American Papist" in 2006 before joining the group Catholic Vote in 2010. The 27-year-old became one of a few American bloggers invited to the Vatican's first blogger meeting in Rome. Peters also works as communications director and blog manager for the National Organization for Marriage.