The Best Thing We’ve Read All Day: @Pontifex and Disabilities

From the great Elizabeth Bruenig via the Millenial Blog comes a bit of Augustine, a bit of Pope Francis, a plug for healthcare, and some poignant thoughts on what it means to be a human:

It may at first seem curious, given the specific and often unique needs of people with disabilities, that Pope Francis has not addressed this population directly with any regularity; yet by repeatedly addressing the exclusive nature of economies that produce inequality and poverty, he has nonetheless addressed the structural weaknesses that result in the ongoing suffering and isolation of many people with disabilities.

Read it all here.


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