Jean Vanier, the founder of L'Arche International, a network of communities where people with and without disabilities live together, died at 90. He was the subject of the 2017 film "Jean Vanier, the Sacrament of Tenderness."
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — One day scanning her children’s bookshelf Becker realized nearly all the characters in those books were white, like herself, her husband and her three children.
(RNS) — Anti-abortion groups are particularly worried about the high proportion of women choosing to terminate fetuses with Down syndrome after prenatal testing, which has become increasingly sophisticated and accurate.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — With the music blaring and the disco ball glittering, the honored guests — ranging in age from 14 to 74 — were shocked to see Tim Tebow himself show up for the prom at Putnam City Baptist Church.
North Dakota is the only U.S. state that prohibits abortions based on fetal anomalies.
Why does Richard Dawkins, an experienced communicator who once served as Oxford's Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science, say that he feels misunderstood and muzzled?
(RNS) October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. It presents an opportunity for families to choose friendship. Such friendship will only happen if we believe people with Down syndrome have something to offer.
(RNS) The good news is that some churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples are already welcoming people with disabilities and preparing for the coming influx of wounded vets and creaky boomers. The bad news is that some congregations still resist making themselves welcoming, accessible and inclusive. By Mark Pinksy.