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

Pope Francis Advocates for Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Society

Apr 1, 2022

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

Pope Francis waves to a child at an audience with representatives of the Ambulatorium Sonnenschein in St. Pölten, Austria. Credit: Vatican Media.

Everyone is Beautiful in God’s Eyes, Pope Francis Tells children with Autism

Sep 21, 2020

Pope Francis told children with autism spectrum disorder Monday that everyone is beautiful in God’s eyes.