Child Abuse

Thumbnail the irish flag credit michael car e andersen cc by nc 20 cna ireland catholic news 5 6 13 AP issues massive correction on Ireland child burial story

The Associated Press has retracted key claims from its reports of an Irish Catholic home for unwed mothers supposedly burying hundreds of...

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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia had found two local priests to be unsuitable for ministry following separate, substantiated...

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Thumbnail child dignity digital world vatican 2017 Child safety summit reflects pope’s ‘extraordinary’ power to convene

Ever since the collapse of the Papal States in 1870, the Vatican has had to make its way in the world as a “soft power,” relying on moral authority...

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Thumbnail computer credit unsplash 3 cna First-of-its-kind congress leads global conversation on digital sexual child abuse

A global congress to be held in Rome next week will focus on how to protect children in the digital age, bringing together various experts from...

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Thumbnail sad child credit supparsom via shutterstock cna For global 'peripheries,' poverty can lead to online exploitation

While the challenge of protecting children online is one faced throughout the world, Church leaders from Asia and Africa said that the developing...

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Thumbnail shutterstock stocksnapper Legal counsel: Religious freedom never justifies abuse

Indianapolis, Ind., Sep 2, 2016 / 04:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An Indiana woman who allegedly beat her 7-year-old with a coat hanger is citing...

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Thumbnail shutterstock church pew cna size Legal expert: Religious freedom does not justify child abuse

Minneapolis, Minn., Jan 5, 2017 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two Minnesota parents are facing charges of child neglect after they prayed over their...

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The arrest of nearly 300 suspected pimps and rescue of 168 children in a national bust of child sex trafficking rings across the country has drawn...

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Thumbnail st peters basilica dome credit luxerendering shutterstock cna Microsoft rep calls Catholic Church a key ally in protecting kids online

The head of Microsoft's office for online safety has said the Catholic Church is a key ally in the ongoing effort to protect children from sexual...

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Thumbnail st peters basilica front view credit pramio garson shutterstock cna Vatican abuse prevention event 'extremely important' for Church

Vatican City, Mar 23, 2017 / 02:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday a Vatican event on the prevention of child abuse narrowed in on the importance...

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Thumbnail blake lively credit denis makarenko cna Watch Blake Lively's powerful speech against child pornography

New York City, N.Y., May 1, 2017 / 10:59 am (CNA).- Editor’s note: Some readers may find the content of this article and video disturbing. In a...

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