NZ born advisor criticises Pope’s support of smacking

A New Zealander who advises Pope Francis on combating sexual abuse has criticised the pontiff’s support of smacking children.

Dr Krysten Winter-Green, who is based in Boston and works with abused young people, said there was no type of corporal punishment for children that was acceptable.

Dr Winter-Green has served in dioceses around the world with homeless persons and those living with Aids.

She specialises in areas of child abuse that include forensics, assessment and treatment of priest/clergy offenders. Continue reading

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