Northern Alaska

The Diocese of Fairbanks in northern Alaska includes many Catholics from different Native American tribes, who suffered the the scourge of child sexual abuse following generations of suppression by the government. Without minimizing the grief born by the indigenous, the faith among the people in this diocese is resilient,...

The Catholic Herald published a strong assessment of “How McCarricks Happen” (Stephen Bullivant and Giovanni Radhitio Putra Sadewo, April 18, 2021), which opens with: McCarricks are the malign by-products of a system ostensibly designed to create something else entirely: bishops who are, as per Canon 378, ‘outstanding in solid...

Pinwheels Prayer Service

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • May 31, 2020

Mike Hoffman sent me a wonderful email this week. Actually, it’s an email for every single one of our readers. We both hope you’ll spare time for a brief prayer service for healing and hope for all victims of abuse and for all our families and for the whole...

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...

Signature Bank Supports Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention and Many Other Charities Through Jeans Day Fundraiser Once a month, Signature Bank selects a charity to support that is near and dear to the hearts of its customers or employees. Each employee who contributes to the selected charity can wear...