Tag Archives: warning signs

Protect Your Kids, Whether from Ph.D., Pauper or Priest

As the Catholic Church abuse crisis has entered a new international phase, it is clear that the church’s response has been, in the words of Ireland’s top Catholic cardinal, “hopelessly inadequate”.  In one case, a priest was convicted of abusing three boys and yet was allowed to resume work in the church and with children, …

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Tech Fueling “Culture of Callousness”?

With the news last week out of Deerfield Beach, Florida of another brutal beating triggered by a text message, authorities like Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti are calling on the community and parents to address what he calls a “culture of callousness”.  In this latest incident, a 15-year-old girl was left in a comma after …

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Alicia’s Story

Last week we launched our national Internet Safety 101SM Program. The press event (which you can watch in full on Ustream) featured footage from the DVD teaching series and compelling testimony from some of those included throughout our program. Today, I am posting an excerpt from Alicia Kozakiewicz, a survivor of a sexual predator. At …

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The Threat is Real

Earlier this month, many of us read the story about how two determined parents posed as their daughter, Sarah, on social networking site Facebook to track down Internet predator, Thomas Gibbs, 52, who was attempting to arrange an offline hookup with the 11 year-old.  Gibbs, who is married with two kids of his own, was posing …

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