disability rights

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

Pope Francis: The Church has a Duty to Welcome People with Disabilities

Dec 3, 2022

Pope Francis celebrated the International Day of Disabled Persons on Saturday at the Vatican with a group of children with disabilities and their families.

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.”