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How Paralympics prime time coverage can help ‘normalize’ persons with disabilities

Aug 30, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

A Catholic disability advocate praised an increase of television and media coverage for this year’s Paralympic Games, saying it will... Read more

Brian Siemann competes in the 2016 paralympic trials in Charlotte, North Carolina. Credit: Maria Siemann.

Brian Siemann, a paralympian raised with Catholic faith

Aug 26, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

After praying to St. Gerard about fertility problems, Teresa Siemann got more than she bargained for with quadruplets, one of... Read more

Alex Zanardi competes in the Rome Marathon with his handcycle April 2, 2017.

Pope Francis thanks Paralympian Alex Zanardi for offering 'lesson in humanity'

Jun 24, 2020

Pope Francis has written a letter of encouragement to Alex Zanardi, a Formula One driver turned Paralympic champion who is... Read more


Italian Paralympics athlete values rosary more than medal

Sep 17, 2012

Among the moving personal stories of athletes at the Paralympic Games in London, few surprised reporters more than that of... Read more