- Mar 4, 2021
Dr. Catherine Ruth Pakaluk is the Director of the American Family and Fertility Project, a multi-year, multi-phase project examining the contours of American childbearing and family formation. She has looked into why some women choose to have many children.
Women’s rights activist Reggie Littlejohn has criticized China for hypocrisy in encouraging Chinese families to have more children while punishing Uighur Muslims for doing the same.
A new report calling for the phasing out of institutionalized care for children confirms what Catholic Relief Services and its partners have been saying for many years, said a CRS director.
Catholic charities in England have praised the work of soccer star Marcus Rashford to reverse a decision to end food vouchers for low income children during the summer holidays.
After months of quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Vatican will open its gardens and several buildings to the children of its lay employees for summer camps in July.
When considering whether to expose a preschool-age child to screens, “the first thing we need to think about is the child,” said one longtime children’s advocate, “and you as the parent know more about your child than anybody else.”
Children across the world are out of school due to the COVID-19 coronavirus lockdown, and for those suffering from anxiety and other mental health issues, the experience can be traumatic.
“We’re preoccupied for our own things, and we forget the children who are hungry, we forget the poor people at the borders who are seeking freedom, these forced migrants fleeing hunger and war who find only walls – walls made of iron, of barbed wire, but walls that don’t let them pass,” Pope Francis said.