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Carol was happily married, until she became pregnant with her first child. She then started getting hit for a variety of reasons such as now being ugly, or not doing things quickly enough. At first she was too embarrassed to say anything to her family, but eventually the bruises became …

Vatican City, Mar 8, 2021 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Vatican COVID-19 Commission called on Monday for the Catholic Church and governments to increase support for women suffering from violence amid the coronavirus crisis. In a seven-page document released March 8, International Women’s Day, the commission said that the …

Gloria was 4 when her father first started physically abusing her. As a young child she often hid in her closet, afraid she might die, feeling like she was a bad person. She learned not to fight back or cry or scream too much, knowing if she did, the beatings …