WASHINGTON — An 80% abortion rate of those with disabilities shows the need to restore a fundamental respect for human dignity in America, said Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia.
He underscored that the plight of disabled babies highlights “a struggle within the American soul” that will shape the future of the nation.
“These children with disabilities are not a burden; they’re a priceless gift to all of us,” the archbishop said. “They’re a doorway to the real meaning of our humanity.”
Archbishop Chaput delivered the keynote address at the 13th annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life on Jan. 22.
Cardinal John O’Connor, who was archbishop of New York from 1984-2000, is...READ MORE