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Pope Francis meets on April 29, 2023, with children and adults who are visually impaired and have other disabilities at a Catholic institute in Budapest, Hungary, dedicated to Blessed László Batthyány-Strattmann.

Catholic organizations host seminars on disability and inclusion in the Catholic Church 

Mar 13, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The University of Notre Dame’s McGrath Institute for Church Life and the National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD) are hosting... Read more

Bishop Thomas Paprocki consecrates the host during Mass.

Bishop Paprocki pens essay imagining ‘heretical’ cardinals, quoting San Diego’s McElroy

Mar 1, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

In a Feb. 28 essay published in First Things, Bishop Thomas Paprocki criticized the words of McElroy pertaining to worthiness... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates the International Day of Disabled Persons at the Vatican on Dec. 3, 2022.

Pope Francis: The Church has a duty to welcome people with disabilities

Dec 3, 2022

By Courtney Mares

“There is no inclusion if it only remains a slogan, a formula to be used in politically correct speeches,” Pope... Read more

U.S. President Joe Biden

Biden administration financing drag queen shows for minors in Ecuador

Oct 24, 2022

By Diego López Marina

The U.S. State Department has contributed $20,600 to finance workshops and “drag queen” performances at the Abraham Lincoln North American... Read more

Pope Francis celebrated Mass for Rome’s Congolese community in St. Peter's Basilica on July 3, 2022.

Pope Francis warns of toxicity in social media, calls for inclusion in digital space

Jul 18, 2022

By AC Wimmer

Pope Francis has called on Catholics to counter toxicity in social media, and to engage in dialogue and education to... Read more

Pope Francis met with the Italian Autism Foundation in the Vatican's Clementine Hall on April 1, 2022.

Pope Francis advocates for inclusion of people with disabilities in society

Apr 1, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope underlined that the Church in particular is called to help those with disabilities to “make their voices heard.” Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York at a Mass of diaconal ordination said at St. Peter's Basilica, Oct. 1, 2015.

Are those who strive for virtue the new minority? Cardinal Dolan thinks so

Oct 13, 2015

Married couples who endure hardships together; gay men and women trying to live chastely; engaged couples who choose not to... Read more