- Jan 18, 2020
Amid changing immigration laws and deportation threats, advocates and lawyers have seen a decrease in immigrants who are victims of domestic violence seeking help and reporting abuse to law enforcement.
Ireland’s bishops are calling on the island’s parishes, schools and Catholic communities to help those suffering from domestic abuse.
Lullabies have been sung by parents to their children for time immemorial.
Every week in England, two women are killed by a partner or ex-partner, a “shocking statistic” the nation’s bishops are highlighting during the annual Day of Life, observed on June 16.
The morning after a man gunned down his estranged wife and critically wounded their daughter, visitors and parishioners gathered Jan. 18 for a Mass inside the Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, just yards away from the parish parking lot, where the shooting took place.
In 2016, more than 93,000 people – 79 percent of them women — reported domestic abuse to police, according to Statistics Canada.