Note: It is important to realize that although the following studies appear to
demonstrate a strong correlation between spanking in childhood and problems in
adulthood, no cause-and-effect relationship has been conclusively proven.
Results of studies reported upon during: 1985 & 1986
1987 to 1995 , including one remarkable comparison and a longitudinal study of major importance
1996 & 1997 , including another study of major importance
Correlations between childhood spanking & adult sexual behavior
Print a form to ask that your child be exempted from corporal punishment at school
Spanking /child abuse in Canada: Background
Events: 1980 to 1999
Events: 2000 to 2006
Decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, 2004
Events: 2007 to 2012
Events: 2013 to now
If surpluses are used in charity, or in cooperatives for human purposes such as home-building for the less affluent, life necessarily becomes simpler and the ideal of voluntary poverty cannot be far behind. The Christian doctrine of property becomes a reality, namely the retaining of a sufficiency of goods for an adequate life and the sharing of the remainder with the needy. In point of fact, millions of Christians, working for wages, actually live out this teaching on property. How else do we explain the world-wide network of the works of mercy supported by the small gifts of the many, Though there are Catholic millionaires, the masses of Catholics are rather the victims than the beneficiaries of corporations as they roam about the world seeking profits.