Faith-Worthy Updates From Around The Globe

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Catholic non-profit highlights dignity of people with disabilities amid coronavirus
Apr 8, 2020 - 07:19 pm
  • Amid limited medical supplies, the National Catholic Partnership on Disability released a statement on the sanctity of life, emphasizing that treatment priority is not based on ableism.
Alabama removes disability triage guidelines after HHS complaint
Apr 8, 2020 - 06:00 pm
  • The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has resolved a disability rights case with Alabama after the state removed controversial triage guidelines recommending that people with severe intellectual disabilities be denied ventilators in the event of shortages at medical facilities.
After criminal acquittal, Cardinal Pell likely to face several civil suits
Apr 8, 2020 - 05:13 pm
  • The High Court of Australia this week overturned Cardinal George Pell’s conviction for five alleged counts of sexual abuse, and despite his release from prison, Pell is likely to face several civil lawsuits from alleged abuse victims and their families.
Team of young Chicago priests answer the call to anoint COVID-19 patients
Apr 8, 2020 - 04:33 pm
  • The Archdiocese of Chicago has assembled a team of 24 priest volunteers— all under age 60, and without pre-existing medical conditions— to administer sacramental anointing of the sick to Catholics with COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic.
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