First video “The Church is Our Home”: Sharing responsibility – Vatican News

(Vatican News Network)The Congregation of the Laity, the Family and Life has produced a series of videos #TheChurchIsOurHome (#TheChurchIsOurHome) on the theme of the participation of people with disabilities in the life of the Church. The first video, called “Shared Responsibility”, was published on December 6 on the social channels of the Congregation for the Laity, the Family and Life, the Synod Secretariat and Vatican News.

The five main characters in the video start from the experience of some disabled people. The topics they mentioned include the inability to receive the sacraments, what happened during the new corona epidemic, etc. establish more friendly groups.

What needs to be done is not only to provide accessible places and equipment for lay people with disabilities, but also to enable them to participate fully and promote their collective responsibility. In his message on the International Day of People with Disabilities, Pope Francis wrote, “The Synod especially invites people to walk together and to listen to each other. This helps us to understand that in the Church there is , including in terms of disabilities, anyone. difference between us and them.” There is no difference, but there is only one of us, centered on Jesus Christ, each with his own graces and limitations.”

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