In recognition of the fifth annual World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2012, Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, president of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care at the Vatican, issued "An Appeal for Sensitivity and Supportive Solidarity Towards Autistic People and their Families." The full text of the message appears below.
Message of Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski
President of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers
for the Fifth World Autism Day
(2 April 2012)