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Catholic Church Attempts To Prevent One of Its Priests From Suing for Child Abuse

Over the past two decades, tens of thousands of survivors have come forward with their stories of sexual abuse at the hands of Catholic clergymen. Though the pervasiveness of the problem suggests that it is intricately a ...

Category: Morality Christianity

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Witchcraft and Possession Belief Linked to Child Abuse and Death in the UK

Hollywood may not necessarily idolize witchcraft, but it certainly fanaticizes it. From “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” to “The Wizard of Oz” to “Maleficent,” there are dozens of movies spanning several generatio ...

Category: Religion Superstitions

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The Problem of Elder Abuse

According to the CDC, elder abuse is a “significant public health problem” that affects at least 10% of adults over the age of 60. Some believe that this figure is an underestimate of the problem because many ...

Category: Human Rights Social Justice

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6 Books on Domestic Violence for Younger Children

Children are often the silent victims of domestic violence, whether they live in a home where it’s the norm or just experience it second-hand as they listen to their uncle yell at their aunt at a family dinner. Acc ...

Category: Aid Morality

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#1Thing for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The first Domestic Violence Awareness Month was held 32 years ago in 1987. The concept began in 1981 as a way to connect advocates working together to end domestic violence. What began as a one-day event has turned into ...

Category: Aid Morality

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“Buddha of Oakland” Reduces Crime by 82%

Known for the Oakland Raiders and origination of "The Wave," that ubiquitous fan participation event now seen in stadiums across the country, Oakland, California, likewise is known for its extraordinarily high crime rate ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

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New Lawsuit Accuses Church of Scientology of Human Trafficking

A new lawsuit filed by a former member of the Church of Scientology alleges that the organization engages in abuse, human trafficking, and forced labor. The plaintiff, listed only as Jane Doe, claims she grew up inside t ...

Category: Freedom Human Rights Religion

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What People of Faith Should Know About Hate Crimes

When a gunman killed 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue, it wasn’t just the Jewish community that was shook. Americans across the country, regardless of faith, were dismayed at the horror. The hate crime was obvio ...

Category: Politics Religion

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Books To Help You Heal From Abuse and Domestic Violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but the Senate Judiciary Committee has probably brought more awareness about sexual violence than any other event this year. It’s been a difficult time for vic ...

Category: Aid

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Culturally Sensitive Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. There are hundreds of resources available for victims of domestic violence. Online, you can go to Thehotline.org. Locally, practically every community has a crisis c ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances

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