Enduring Legacies: The Causes and Consequences of Intergenerational Trauma

Enduring Legacies: The Causes and Consequences of Intergenerational Trauma

Trauma has the power to derail lives. People who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying or life-threatening event may experience chronic struggles with relationships, jobs, and physical and emotional health. And...
Speak No Evil: Catholic Priests Remain Silent on Confessions of Sexual Abuse

Speak No Evil: Catholic Priests Remain Silent on Confessions of Sexual Abuse

The Catholic confessional: site of anguish, embarrassment, moral reckoning, redemption and relief. The Sacrament of Confession offers congregants around the world the opportunity to unburden their consciousness and experience forgiveness. Parishioners relay their sins...
Catholic Church Mandates Reporting of Sexual Abuse

Catholic Church Mandates Reporting of Sexual Abuse

Victims assert law does not offer adequate protections Accusations of sexual abuse against Catholic clergy have been growing louder in recent years. Critics contend that the church has been largely unresponsive to these claims, leaving victims without recourse and...