Sunday, August 19, 2018
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Pope Francis asks victims for forgiveness

http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/news/2018/01/16/pope-francis-asks-forgiveness-from-victims-of-clerical-sex-abuse/ Pope Francis, in his first formal speech in Chile, asked forgiveness from those who were sexually abused by priests. Addressing government authorities and members of the country’s diplomatic corps January 16, the Pope expressed his “pain and shame at the irreparable damage caused to children by some ministers of the Church.” “I

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Sexual assaults on children rising in the Bay

Sexual assaults on children rising in the Bay http://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11702228 Almost 100 children under the age of 12 report being sexually assaulted in the Bay of Plenty every year - and experts say this is only a fraction of the problem. New figures revealed to The Bay of Plenty Times showed in the year

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High consumption of sugar as damaging as childhood trauma

http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/76927041/sugar-may-be-as-damaging-to-the-brain-as-extreme-stress-or-abuse--study We found that chronic consumption of sugar in rats who were not stressed produced similar changes in the hippocampus as seen in the rats who were stressed but not drinking sugar. Early life stress exposure or sugar drinking led to lower expression of the receptor that binds the major stress

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Kids who don’t know a world before the Chch quakes

Kids who don't know a world before the chch quakes are starting school, their needs are high says @SalvationArmyNZ https://t.co/sGR4jhmVgf— RNZ - Nine To Noon (@ninetonoon) February 15, 2016 Tuesday 16 February 2016, with Kathryn Ryan 09:05 Funding concerns for mental health services in Canterbury The Ministry of Social Development has slashed funding

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Abuse inquiry to probe British VIPs, churches and schools

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/europe/74517946/Child-sex-abuse-inquiry-to-probe-British-VIPs-churches-and-schools?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter A major British inquiry into decades of institutional child sex abuse will investigate allegations involving "people of prominence" and politicians as well as the Catholic and Anglican Churches, councils and schools, its head said on Friday. The inquiry, which will last at least five years and cost about £18 million (NZ$41.5

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South Auckland UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt reveals childhood abuse

http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2015/9/30/9428225/ufc-news-interview-mark-hunt-opens-up-on-childhood-trauma-abuse-and-rape "That meant no school for three weeks, so that was okay," he laughs. "My old man was ruthless. He terrorised us. He'd start with the mental games before he even found the implements to hit us with. He once tied me up in the garage with my hands above my

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