CHICAGO (CBS) — October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and on Sunday morning, the Archdiocese of Chicago celebrated its fifth annual mass for victims.
The in-person mass at Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. Wabash Ave., was live-streamed.READ MORE: Police Board Orders Firing Of CPD Officer Patrick Kelly, Accused Of Shooting Friend In Head While Off-Duty And Lying About It
The church said the violence can happen in any community, and the pain has been made even worse by pressures at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Storms Headed Our Way After Midnight; Damaging Winds And Heavy Rain Possible
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports around one in four women and nearly one in every 10 men suffer physical violence, sexual violence, or stalking — many times before the age of 18.
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