June Monthly Reflection on the Protection of Children

Sister Michele Morek, OSU posted a blog on the US Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking page, re-posted below. It is a lovely reflection on protecting children. Did you know, in June there are two international days for Children? Find out when they are and how you can participate in them.

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The care for children is literally in our DNA. The physical features/characteristics of a baby (or a kitten, or a puppy), like a proportionally large head, large eyes, or a toddling gait, are designed to turn on “care-giving” behavior in us and in many other mammals. In some groups of social animals like wolves or great apes, the appearance of a new baby in the group is the occasion for great interest and excitement. This is not surprising…probably the (biologically) most important thing that a generation does is to raise the next generation.

That is just one reason that it’s so hard for us to understand the abuse of children. Read more…

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