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Tag: Catholic Church

Catholic doesn’t mean non-toxic

When the culture keeps you from coming forward… Just because your school is Catholic doesn’t mean it’s free from fostering a toxic culture when it comes to sexual violence. Like different strains of bacteria, it is simply at risk of a different strain of toxicity, fueled by distorted theology and purity culture. Alumni and students…
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Purity Culture & Christian Colleges

You have probably heard the phrase “purity culture” at some point, usually alongside criticism of its psychological effects, and with regard to its inequalities. Maybe the concept of purity culture is something you associate with fundamentalists, purity rings, teenage promise pledges and “purity balls”. But purity culture is not limited to cults and fundamentalist sects.…
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What does the Catholic Church teach about rape?

The Catholic Church teaches that rape is always an intrinsically evil act. There is a note about rape in the Catechism. It reads: 2356 Rape is the forcible violation of the sexual intimacy of another person. It does injury to justice and charity. Rape deeply wounds the respect, freedom, and physical and moral integrity to which every…
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