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Misc: Sexting, Shame and Suicide

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Teenage Girls and Suicide

Nina Burleigh writes in Rolling Stone about how sexual assault in the digital age is particularly heinous. Photographs of an assault victim passed around on social media often lead to that victim taking their own life.  A must-read for parents and educators and people who care about teenagersSexting, Shame and Suicide

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Misc: Rape Victim Consoled by Surprise Call from Pope Francis

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950221-argentina-vatican-pope-francis A rape victim wrote to Pope Francis and the Pope responded by calling her on the phone and telling her, “You are not alone.” Though the leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics receives thousands of letters a day, he tries to respond personally to many of them. Personalism in action. Read the story in National Catholic Register here: Rape Victim Consoled by Surprise Call from Pope Francis

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