Posts Tagged ‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’

Vatican launches two Sign Language programs on YouTube

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

Deaf and hearing impaired Catholics will now be able to follow Pope Francis’ Masses, prayers and speeches as the Vatican launches two new Sign Language channels on YouTube. “I reiterate the need to make available suitable and accessible means for handing on the faith,” Pope Francis said in 2020 in his message on International Day Read more

Pope says disabled Catholics have a right to the sacraments

Monday, December 7th, 2020
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Pope Francis marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities by insisting all disabled Catholics have a right to receive the sacraments. Francis also suggested that Catholic parishes make real efforts to welcome and train persons with disabilities to serve as catechists. “Creating a fully accessible parish requires not only the removal of architectural barriers, but Read more