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  • Shelter in Bolivia empowers young female victims of abuse

    Shelter in Bolivia empowers young female victims of abuse

    • Jan 4, 2020

    Our Home shelter, supported by organizations such as the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, was founded in 2005 by a group of laywomen and Jesuit Father Arturo Moscoso to respond to a growing problem in Bolivia of violence against women, especially girls and adolescents.

  • New chapter opens in Pennsylvania in fight over suing Church

    New chapter opens in Pennsylvania in fight over suing Church

    • Sep 28, 2019

    When post offices close Monday, the last victim compensation funds at Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses will also close, hours before lawmakers plunge back into a years-old fight over whether to let long-ago victims of child sexual abuse sue perpetrators and institutions that may have covered it up.

  • Peruvian cardinal calls recent scandals a ‘wound’ in the Church

    Peruvian cardinal calls recent scandals a ‘wound’ in the Church

    • May 25, 2019

    Peruvian Cardinal Ricardo Barreto Jimeno has said recent scandals upsetting the local church, including revelations of sexual abuse within a prominent lay group and a very public case of an archbishop launching criminal complaints against two journalists, have been harmful to Catholics.

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