A sudden shift of up to 8,000 autistic children from government-funded therapy to full-time attendance at school could put the children, teachers and other students at risk, said the chair of the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association.

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VATICAN – In the technology support department at the Vatican Museums, Villanova University student Justin Myers is spending a semester creating virtual tours of galleries, part of a larger project to make the museums accessible to everyone.
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EDMONTON – Standing at the entrance to St. Angela’s Church with a smile on his face, Real Bouchard was one of the first people who welcomed John Shores and his family to the deaf Catholic community in Edmonton many years ago. 

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BEIRUT – Jean Vanier, founder of L'Arche, is the recipient of the Spiritual Solidarity Award from Adyan, a foundation for interreligious studies and spiritual solidarity based in Lebanon.
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VANCOUVER – A community built around love for people with developmental disabilities is undergoing ground-breaking changes.

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He was exhausted, lonely, in pain and occasionally maligned. But he carried a vision in his head and a love in his heart that kept him going despite the circumstances.

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Deacon Kevin Brockerville was 25 years old when he attended his first sign language Mass. 

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AROUCA, Trinidad – More than four years ago, Saira Joseph-La Foucade stopped attending Mass.
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VATICAN – In a speech to a family association Saturday, Pope Francis again stressed that God's vision of the family is between a man and a woman, and compared the abortion of children who are sick or disabled to a Nazi mentality.
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Eunice Gichuhi is half a world away from her native country, but that has never stopped her from reaching out to help. 

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Correction: A previous version of the story stated Matt Pascuzzo said the attestation came as a result of anti-abortion campaigners who used the jobs funding to aggressively campaign for criminal code sanctions on abortion. Pascuzzo did not make the statement. 


Agencies rejected for Canada Summer Jobs grants because they won’t tick the pro-abortion attestation box are scrambling to come up with private funds to cover the summertime services they provide to the poor.

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UNITED NATIONS – Aborting a child with a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome is a gross violation of human rights and anti-discriminatory commitments, and can be considered genocide, according to speakers at a March 20 panel at the United Nations.
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OTTAWA – Suzanne Le earned two degrees during her years in university — a bachelor’s in comparative religion and a master’s in conflict studies.

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Places of worship should be more accessible for people with all types of disabilities, said David Pereyra, a project coordinator at OCAD University’s Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC). 
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Planning for the orderly distribution of estate assets can be daunting at the best of times. Estate planning to provide for loved ones with a serious disability can present special challenges.

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