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Vatican COVID-19 commission: Church can help combat rising violence against women

The Vatican COVID-19 Commission called on Monday for the Catholic Church and governments to increase support for women suffering from... Read more

Pro-life group in Mexico offers aid to domestic violence victims

With reports of domestic violence on the rise during the coronavirus lockdown in Mexico, one pro-life platform is offering women... Read more

Bishops ask parishes to help domestic abuse victims amid lockdown

The bishops of England and Wales have urged parishes to help domestic abuse victims after a surge in requests for... Read more

How parishes can help address the epidemic of domestic abuse

Domestic violence is a hidden epidemic that many clergy and laypersons are not properly trained to fight, says one priest... Read more

How the Church can better respond to the problem of domestic violence

This Sunday, in Catholic parishes across the country, one in four women sitting in the pews will have experienced severe... Read more

Indiana Catholic priest charged with domestic violence against wife

A married Catholic priest in the Indianapolis archdiocese faces several criminal domestic violence charges after he allegedly assaulted his wife... Read more

Catholic University of America releases toolkit to fight domestic violence

Marking the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Catholic University of America has released a toolkit to help connect... Read more

Violent marriages: A woman's quest to help synod bishops grasp the issue

Christauria Welland is a clinical psychologist who's worked with both victims and perpetrators of domestic violence – and with one... Read more

Domestic violence increasingly on the Vatican's radar

A Catholic psychologist who recently met with the Pontifical Council for the Laity says violence between partners is still a... Read more