Pope Francis’ Motu proprio, establishes new procedures for reporting abuse and violence. The document covers not only violence and abuse against children, but also abuse of authority. This includes cases of violence against religious by clerics, as well as abuse committed against adult seminarians or novices. One way to protect people is to provide good them with training in being assertive, so that they can challenge unacceptable behaviours, or to feel confident to report them to authorities. This article discusses assertiveness and what it involves.
Category: Conflict & Confrontation
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Strategies for De-escalating Conflict
“You must understand this, my beloved: let everyone be quick to listen, slow to anger; for your anger does not produce God’s righteousness.” James 1:19-20 Emotions and tempers flare quickly in our busy, high-stress world, and even well-intentioned efforts to defuse Read More …