It is true that God made everything for us to enjoy, but not to abuse.
A pastor and theology student analyses in a research paper the health of Spanish evangelical churches and their leadership regarding spiritual abuse.
The book I don't like that secret! by Christian police officer Salvador Martí, seeks to prevent child abuse.
The taste for adventure, wrongly applied, leads to rebellion and disobedience.
An independent commission documented cases since the 1950s. Eight in ten abusers were priests and most of the victims were boys aged 10-14.
“The ‘loverboy’ method is used to manipulate future victims”, says Anca Luhas. She works in Romania with eLiberare to raise awareness among young people and train frontline workers in detecting sex trafficking situations.
This Mexican activist turned politician has fought sex trafficking in Mexico for almost 20 years. “The known as black brothels are strategic points to take over a city”, she says.
Around 60 professional and church groups commit to implement standards for staff, prevention programmes and crisis intervention teams.
A pastor in Orleans got a 12-month suspended prison sentence. He reported the crime too late, the court says. There is no secrecy of confession for evangelical pastors.
A report shows that Australians have a good perception of Christians and are willing to have spiritual conversations, but also see Christianity as a bad influence in some areas.
Stop abus aims to “make our churches more welcoming and safer”, says the CNEF. Evangelicals had already released a guide of good practices to fight sexual abuse.
The Public Prosecutor’s Office blames unrestricted access to pornography for “highly sexualised behaviour at very early ages” and “incestuous sexual offences”.
A report shows that forced labour and forced marriage have risen significantly in the last five years, specially among women and children.
Spanish evangelicals launch a campaign to raise awareness about a practice that offers young women “easy money” but leads to situations of coercion and abuse.
The AEI federal assembly presented its annual report and its upcoming projects of a humanitarian corridor for Afghan refugees and a protocol to fight abuse.
Despite receiving requests from victims for 15 years, and a secret list of 700 accused pastors, the SBC Executive Committee refused to act on it.
The Congress approved the declaration of 19 November as National Day for the fight against child abuse. In Peru 80% of those cases take place in the household.
Women of Hope is focusing on specific regions where women are commonly abused and exploited and where many have never heard God’s message of redemption.
In January, Brian Houston had already taken a leave to prepare his defence in a trial for allegedly covering up a sexual assault case involving his father.
Christian organisation European Freedom Network shared practical tips for refugees and churches helping them, to ensure they are cared for and protected from human traffickers.
Two million people have already fled Ukraine. Many are unaccompanied children who will suffer “a detrimental psychological impact”, Christian NGOs warn.
Evangelical groups seek to show the roots of equality between women and men in the Bible. Abuse in society and a lack of voice in churches are still visible obstacles, says the World Evangelical Alliance.
A new law will allow those involved in the so-called sex industry to have employment rights. Advertising and inciting prostitution remains illegal.
His wife has also been sentenced to two years in prison. The Evangelical Federation ratifies its policy of “zero tolerance” for any hint of abuse in church contexts.
The Winter Olympics begin this week amid complaints about the Chinese regime's “massive abuses” of minorities and the strict surveillance of its citizens.
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