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The Knights of Columbus have made it their mission to protect all minors and vulnerable adults. They provide a model for other Catholic organizations. Two child protection programs lead the market: Virtus and Praesidium. These two providers meet the demand of the largest portion of child-protection training for the...

Heartfelt Healing

  • By admin
  • April 22, 2020

Healing Amidst Coronavirus Crisis 3/22/2020  Michael D. Hoffman, Founder Healing from my wounds of childhood sexual abuse, I take comfort in regular and predictable routines at home, work, socially and at Church. With the Coronavirus, the shelter-in-place order, the near-constant disruption of regular life patterns, and what seems as...

Novena

  • By admin
  • April 17, 2020

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is offering a novena for healing among clergy-abuse survivors, starting April 18, 2020. Its invitation was posted online, and has a webpage that will feature each day’s prayer at a different site in the archdiocese. Please consider joining and offering something similar in your...

The Plague

By Teresa Pitt Green, Co-Founder Sometimes it’s great going back to college for a class discussion reminiscent of the time before life becomes conscious of the experience of abuse – before one is left to face its lifelong aftermath. In this case, a class was discussing, just before COVID-19...

Child Protection 2020

  • By admin
  • April 8, 2020

The Healing Voices Child Protection Issue: Five Years Strong Michael D. Hoffman, Founder No other child should suffer the abuse which was imposed upon me and many other children – no matter who commits the crime. Often discussions about abuse in the Church are divisive and contentious, but this...

A collaborative approach to preventing child sexual abuse Char Rivette, MSW, LCSW, Executive Director, ChicagoCAC We have the power to eliminate child sexual abuse. At Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center (ChicagoCAC), we work toward this vision by uniting public, private and community partners to ensure the safety, health and well-being...

A Shelter for Victims of Sexual Abuse Nelson Giovanelli Rosendo dos Santos, Co-founder Especially in recent years the Catholic Church has openly and courageously faced the problem of sexual abuse and power within it. Recently, the Fazenda da Esperança[1] has been appointed as an entity that has made an...

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