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Articles tagged as Child-abuse

  • Visitor to Krishna Gathering Arrested for Sex Crime

    Boulder, Colorado – Hare Krishna devotees who host a weekly gathering for those interested in Krishna consciousness were horrified to learn that a semi-regular visitor to the gatherings is alleged to have sexually abused an 8-year-old girl. Joseph S. Cardillo, a 47-year-old resident of the nearby town of Niwot, was arrested in his home at the end of October on suspicion of sexual assault on a child by a person in position of trust.

  • Hare Krishna Society Shocked by Treatment of Children in “The Wolfpack”

    ISKCON Communications Ministry has issued a media release about the film "Wolfpack" that was screened at Sundance Film Festival in the USA on Sunday. The film has received a significant amount of media attention. Wolfpack portrays a true story of a family in New York City where the father locked his children inside their four-bedroom apartment for years--except for occasional supervised visits outside. 

  • New Coordinator to Speed Up Child Protection Response

    With National Child Abuse Prevention Month inspiring child protection efforts from both secular and religious organizations across North America this April, ISKCON North America’s Child Protection Office (NACPO) is welcoming a new member to its team.