#ShortNews: Pope Francis: ‘God has special place in heart for disabled people’

Pope Francis made a special stop in the air-conditioned Paul VI Hall on Wednesday to greet several sick and disabled people, before lauding the Special Olympics organization on its 50th anniversary.

He gave a warm welcome to the “Deaf Catholic Youth Initiative of the Americas” group and prayed for the spiritual outcome of their pilgrimage to Rome.

“The Lord reserves a special place in His heart for whoever has a disability, and so does the Successor of Peter,” the Pope said.

Read full article: https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2018-06/pope-francis-disabled-greetings-audience.html

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