RESOURCES

CRISIS SUPPORT

National (US) Domestic Violence

Hotline

Thehotline.org

(800) 799-7233 

 

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)

Rainn.org

(800) 656-HOPE

(800-656-4673)

Partners with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country.

EDUCATION AND SUPPORT

FaithTrust Institute
www.faithtrustinstitute.org

The Role of Churches in Preventing Domestic Violence: Can Churches Really Do Anything about Domestic Violence?  http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org/resources/articles/Role-of-Churches.pdf

Catholics for Family Peace Education and Research Initiative
www.catholicsforfamilypeace.org

Catholic Women Speak
catholicwomenspeak.com

SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests)
snapnetwork.org
(877) SNAP-HEALS (1-877-762-7432)

STATEMENTS PUBLISHED BY CATHOLIC LEADERSHIP ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

USCCB (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)
“When I Call for Help: A Pastoral Response to Domestic Violence Against Women.” (revised tenth version, 2002)
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/marriage-and-family/marriage/domestic-violence/when-i-call-for-help.cfm

Bishop Ricardo Ramirez, CSB, Speaking the Unspeakable: A Pastoral Letter on Domestic Violence (2001). http://www.latinodv.org/docs/SpeakingTheUnspeakable.pdf

Statement by Msgr. Janusz Urbańczyk, permanent representative of the Holy See, at the 1092 Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe).  March 2015
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2016/03/11/holy_see_world_seeing_new_forms_of_violence_against_women/1214604

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