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This is the first laundry with Down syndrome workers in Latin America

Concepci√≥n, Chile, May 28, 2017 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Three years ago the Church in Chile launched “Lavandería 21,” a new work inclusion project for people with Downs syndrome, whose results today far exceed what was hoped. It all began in 2012 when the Archbishop Fernando […]

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Memorial fund honors father who gave life for child with Down syndrome

Philadelphia, Pa., Mar 24, 2015 / 09:31 pm (CNA).- When his son fell eight feet into a septic tank while working on their family farm in Virginia, Thomas S. Vander Woude didn't think twice about trying to save him. A former Vietnam fighter pilot and retired commercial […]

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Educate, legislate, fund: three responses to Down syndrome

Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In order to halt the abortion of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome, much must be done for education, research, and legislation to help parents choose life, a panel of experts has said. “In a sense, Down syndrome […]

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Koreans infected with ‘Francis syndrome’ after papal visit

Koreans infected with 'Francis syndrome' after papal visit

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 29, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A former Korean ambassador to the Holy See spoke of the effects of Pope Francis' recent visit to South Korea, saying that all of Asia now feels a long-term challenge to imitate his humble ways. “All […]

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Dawkins misses joy of those with Down syndrome, critics say

Dawkins misses joy of those with Down syndrome, critics say

Denver, Colo., Aug 23, 2014 / 05:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Advocates of those with Down syndrome have strongly criticized prominent atheist Richard Dawkins’ suggestions that it would be immoral not to abort a child diagnosed with the condition. “People with Down syndrome should not be treated like […]

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Disbelief, horror follow desertion of baby with Down syndrome

Disbelief, horror follow desertion of baby with Down syndrome

Washington D.C., Aug 7, 2014 / 05:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Advocates for those with Down syndrome are appalled and grieved by the reported abandonment of a baby who had been diagnosed with the genetic condition. “It is such a bizarre and sad case,” said Michelle Sie Whitten, […]

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