Two Cents Worth
Posted By Linda Hoffman
I didn’t hear who made the statement but a newscaster on TV reported this was the strongest language used to date in regards to the child sex abuse scandal plaguing the Catholic Church. Now there’s a good idea.
Child abuse is not a new phenomenon. The practice of exploiting children for the benefit of adults, in a wide variety of forms, has been going on forever. In all of history, all over the world, children have been used for work, for testing and experimentation, for sex, for profit, for recreation, as currency, for just about anything you can think of and then some.
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
Educate Yourself -- Learn the Facts
It May Just Save a Child's Life!!