Kiley Crossland

Kiley is a WORLD Digital assistant editor and reports on marriage, family, and sexuality.

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Vatican to bishops: Meet with victims

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 12/18/18, 11:23 am

A Vatican committee sent a letter on Tuesday warning that the credibility of the Catholic Church is in jeopardy over the global sexual abuse scandal. The letter went to the presidents of bishops’ conferences around the world who will gather in February for a Vatican summit on sexual abuse prevention. The organizing committee urged attendees to meet personally with victims beforehand “to learn firsthand the suffering they have endured.”

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A call for clarity

Sexuality | Doctors, scientists, academics, and legal professionals call for a scientific, binary definition of sex
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 12/14/18, 02:50 pm

Four major medical organizations representing more than 30,000 health professionals sent a letter to the Trump administration last week urging it to continue to uphold the scientific definition of sex in federal law and policy—a definition that aligns with God’s design as expressed in the Bible of two distinct and complementary sexes.

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Time honors ‘guardian’ journalists as Person of the Year

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 12/11/18, 10:57 am

Time magazine on Tuesday designated jailed and murdered journalists around the world as its 2018 Person of the Year. The magazine called the group “guardians” in the “war on truth” and selected four journalists to represent them: slain Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi; arrested Filipina reporter Maria Ressa; Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who have been detained in Myanmar, also known as Burma, for nearly a year; and the staff of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., where five people were shot and killed at the newspaper’s offices in June.

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