A bankruptcy filing by New Orleans’ Roman Catholic archdiocese freezes sexual abuse lawsuits and could help bury the details of alleged cover-ups of predator priests and thousands of internal emails.
By Jim Mustian, Michael Rezendes, Associated Press
Its sponsor says the 85-year-old law has failed to root out the practice and instead made people afraid of going to police when abuse happens.
By Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press
This year saw more appalling revelations about the Catholic Church and the behavior of many priests, exposing just how long some dioceses knew of and concealed sexual abuse. Judy Woodruff has the story, followed by a frank conversation with two…
The best estimates likely under-represent the true scope and scale of intimate partner violence because victims often are afraid to disclose what has happened to them.
By Laura Santhanam
A young boy pushes a girl off a swing because he likes her. “Boys will be boys,” a teacher explains. Years later, a boy drinks a bit too much and hits his girlfriend. The same words echo in the girl’s…
By Dr. Nadine Burke Harris
More than 34 million American children have had at least one adverse childhood experience like abuse or neglect. We need every medical professional in this country to be equipped with the right tools for universal screening.
By Joshua Barajas
A Swedish non-profit hopes a new set of emojis they released will help children and teenagers signal instances of abuse or communicate their stressful situations to adults when words aren’t enough.
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