A quote from Pope Francis:
"Human nature, wounded by sin, is marked by limitations. We are familiar with the objections raised, especially nowadays, to a life characterised by serious physical limitations. It is thought that sick or disabled persons cannot be happy, since they cannot live the lifestyle held up by the culture of pleasure and entertainment. In an age when care for one’s body has become an obsession and a big business, anything imperfect has to be hidden away, since it threatens the happiness and serenity of the privileged few and endangers the dominant model.”
-- Jubilee for the sick and disabled, June 12, 2016
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