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Thumbnail sr. mary sean hodges High praise for research — and researcher’s passion

“I think being locked up for a long time produces PTSD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder,” says Sister Mary Sean Hodges. The Dominican Sister of...

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Thumbnail lls marco contreras Latest exoneration by Project for the Innocent

March 28, 2017: Seventh floor of Criminal Courts building on Temple, just across the street, down from Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, outside...

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Thumbnail getonthebus prison Moms in prison

After getting to St. Dennis Church in Diamond Bar by 3 a.m. on an early Friday morning in May, riding almost five hours on a bumpy tour bus and...

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Thumbnail pope francis at the general audience in st peters square june 14 2017 credit daniel ibanez cna Pope Francis sends message of encouragement to imprisoned youth

Pope Francis on Thursday sent a video message to youth in a prison in Argentina who are part of a program helping them attend university while in...

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Thumbnail communications aysen cna Pope Francis wrote a letter to this young mother in prison

Santiago, Chile, Aug 2, 2016 / 04:03 pm (CNA).- A prison inmate in Chile was surprised when she received a letter last week from Pope Francis, whom...

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Thumbnail pope meets with migrants marco mancini Pope tells people from all walks of life to give witness to the Gospel

On Sunday, Pope Francis made a pastoral visit to the cities of Cesena and Bologna, meeting with people from every area of society and encouraging...

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Thumbnail jail prison credit freebirdphotos shutterstock cna Prisoners in Colombia unite in prayer for Pope Francis' visit

Prison inmates from jails around Colombia prepared themselves spiritually for the Pope's visit to their country through prayers, letters, messages,...

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Thumbnail david prison story Prison on parole- Juvenile halls, mental illness, harsh sentences: A closer look at overcrowded penitentiaries in California

Man, it was cold in this stinking holding tank, right off a yard. Barely 9 a.m., and it already reeked of urine. Goosebumps were popping up through...

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Thumbnail scapegoat ‘Scapegoats’

“Any society, any family, which cannot share or take seriously the pain of its children and views that pain as something normal or to be expected...

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Thumbnail prison credit offstock shutterstock cna We're more likely to jail the mentally ill than get them help

Washington D.C., Feb 21, 2017 / 03:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- People with severe mental illness are much more likely to be incarcerated than treated...

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Thumbnail woman imprisoned credit kaspars grinvalds shutterstock cna Why we should care about the spike in women prisoners

Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While there is talk of criminal justice reform in the U.S., something must also be done...

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