“Violence against women, inside or outside the home, is never justified. Violence in any form—physical, sexual, psychological, or verbal—is sinful; often, it is a crime as well” U.S. Catholic Bishops, When I Call for Help, 2002.
Ecclesial Documents (Bishop/ Vatican):
“When I Call for Help: A Pastoral Response to Domestic Violence Against Women,” US Conference of Catholic Bishops (Nov. 12, 2002)
“Cuando Pido Ayuda” Full text in Spanish
Dates to Note:
October is often considered Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
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