'The verbal, physical and sexual violence that women endure in some marriages contradicts the very nature of the conjugal union,' says new booklet
“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.”
Archbishop suggests it is too simplistic to infer that an authentic Christian culture of marriage has disappeared on the basis of the referendum.
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.
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'.