Last weekend, I attended the Women of Color Beyond Belief Conference. I learned so much listening to empowered, passionate, wise secular women of color talk about issues that touch all our lives. The mission of the conference was to highlight the social justice work of women of color within the secular
Too many children in Idaho are dying from “faith healing” medical neglect.It’s time the state did something to stop it.The Child-Friendly Faith Project doesn’t get involved in politics too often—except when it comes to Idaho. Why? Because Idaho’s laws fail to protect the health of children who are raised in
The Child-Friendly Faith Project is excited about the new year!
Looking back, we accomplished a lot in 2014. We completed development of our Charter Member designation program, a curriculum designed exclusively for faith communities. We held our first raffle giveaway. And our conference presented more than twice as many
Meet Peter Singer and David Pittman, two advocates who are serving the needs of child victims of maltreatment and survivors of sexual abuse. The Child-Friendly Faith Project is honored to have each give an important presentation at this year’s conference on Dec. 4th and 5th in Austin, Texas.
Professor Marci A. Hamilton holds the Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. One of the country’s leading scholars in church/state law, she represented the City of Boerne, Texas, in a successful challenge to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a
This article originally appeared in the Courier-Journal: A Gannett Company.
Evangelical churches need to confront sexual abuse and coverup within their own ranks, according to a statement signed by more than 1,500 people worldwide and promoted by a former sex-crimes prosecutor.
The “Public Statement Concerning Sexual Abuse in the Church of
This article originally appeared in LaCrosseTribune.com.
Child sexual abuse takes an often-unrecognized spiritual toll because many predators use religion to hush their victims, says Victor Vieth.
Churches and children’s advocates need to acknowledge that influence to thwart abuse and help victims heal, said Vieth, executive director of the National Child Protection