A Theological Engagement on Disability
 
This symposium will provide an introduction to the distinctively Catholic approach to disability. Hear from speakers Dr. Miguel Romero, who spoke at the Vatican about disability in 2017; Dr. Dave Byers, the principal author of the Pastoral Statement of U.S. Catholic Bishops on Persons with Disabilities, (Pastoral Statement); and Dr. Marie Hilliard, a canon lawyer and the Senior Fellow of the National Catholic Bioethics Center.

 

If you wish to read the Pastoral Statement ahead of time it can be found at the link below.
https://ncpd.org/resources_and_toolkits/pastoral-statement-us-catholic-bishops-persons-disabilities

 

You may also wish to read the Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities, Revised Edition, 2017, which will be addressed in the afternoon of the Symposium.

http://www.usccb.org/about/divine-worship/policies/guidelines-sacraments...