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Preventing and combating domestic abuse is a shared responsibility of all

'The verbal, physical and sexual violence that women endure in some marriages contradicts the very nature of the conjugal union,' says new booklet


Pope Francis apologises after striking wrist of woman who grabbed his arm

“Love makes us patient,” says Pope. “So many times we lose patience, even me, and I apologise for yesterday’s bad example.”


Domestic abuse to be the focus of Day For Life 2019

“For those who are experiencing domestic abuse, the home is far from being a place of security and self-fulfilment. Too often it is a place of suffering, fear, degradation and isolation.”


President speaks out against domestic violence and gender discrimination

Violence against women is endemic, according to the charity Christian Aid.


Barnardos warns of ‘hidden’ homeless children

In addition to children who are homeless, thousands more are living in overcrowded, unsuitable and unsafe sub-standard accommodation.


‘Ireland is still marked by a very strong family culture’

Archbishop suggests it is too simplistic to infer that an authentic Christian culture of marriage has disappeared on the basis of the referendum.


Flac calls for binding laws to protect people in debt

2014 was the Free Legal Advice Centre's busiest year since its foundation in 1969 with telephone calls up by 10.3% to 15,005.


Spot the danger signs of dating abuse and stalking

Women's Aid, which works to combat domestic violence, appeals to young women to know the difference between 'safe' and 'sinister' on Valentine's Day.


‘Fifty Shades’ linked to eating disorders & violence

Domestic violence campaigners call on people to spend their money on women’s shelters rather than a trip to see the film of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.


Archbishop reveals some Vatican survey findings

Little attempt made to explain Church's teachings on marriage and the family.

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