“The real choice in accepting or rejecting a child with special needs is between love and unlove”

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Editor’s note. Tuesday was World Down Syndrome Day. As we promised, we’ve run new posts and old posts all week in celebration of this important annual event. Charles J. Chaput is Archbishop of the Diocese of Philadelphia. This was a column he wrote for CatholicPhilly. Archbishop Chaput references …

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Adopting Faith Hill, the Girl They Always Wanted

By Christy Brunke In 1967, six years before Roe v. Wade would legalize abortion, an unmarried girl named Paula got pregnant. When the baby was only three days old, a Christian couple named Ted and Edna Perry adopted her. But unlike Paul and Clara Jobs—the adoptive parents of Steve Jobs—the Perrys already had two biological …

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Church couple eager to adopt Baby left in nativity scene’s manger

By Tamara El-Rahi Last Tuesday in New York, a church custodian set up the nativity scene inside Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens. He went to lunch and returned to the sounds of a baby crying, only to discover a newborn, with umbilical cord still attached, lying in the manger. Surveillance footage revealed a young …

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