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Catholic bishops ask Supreme Court to uphold gun bans in domestic violence cases

Aug 23, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The Supreme Court will hear the case U.S. v. Rahimi in its upcoming session. Read more

A screenshot of the program "Pope Francis and the Invisible People," which aired on the Italian TV channel TG5 on Dec. 19, 2021.

Pope Francis calls domestic abuse ‘satanic’ during new television special

Dec 20, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis spoke to four people who have faced difficult circumstances in life, including a woman who was a victim... Read more

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

Jun 23, 2019

By Mary Farrow

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

You probably know someone who's been domestically abused.

Dec 23, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Every minute, 20 people in the United States alone are victims of intimate partner violence.  Read more

A women's shelter or a graveyard – how '50 Shades of Grey' ends in real life

Feb 11, 2015

By Mary Farrow

Valentine’s Day plans do not typically include domestic abuse.  Read more