Tag Archives: Safeguarding

Safeguarding Children Sunday in Diocese of Clogher

Safeguarding Children Sunday March 11, 2012 On Sunday 11 March at all Masses in each of the 80 churches in the Diocese, trained Safeguarding Children representatives addressed the congregations on the progress of the Diocesan initiative since its inauguration in 2005. The address began with an acknowledgement of the Past. We as a Diocese and […]

Ian Elliott discusses recent diocesan audits

Ian Elliott, CEO of the NBSCCC, comments on the audits released by six dioceses in regard to their safeguarding practices.

Bishop McAreavey welcomes new Vatican guidelines on abuse cases

Bishop McAreavey welcomes new Vatican guidelines on abuse cases

Bishop McAreavey welcomes Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s new guidelines in cases of sexual abuse

Church Response to National Safeguarding Board Report 2010

Church Response to National Safeguarding Board Report 2010

Joint statement by the Irish Bishops’ Conference, the Conference of Religious of Ireland and the Irish Missionary Union in response to the publication of the NBSCCCI Annual Report 2010

Archdiocese of Dublin launches Policy for Child Safeguarding and Protection

Archdiocese of Dublin launches Policy for Child Safeguarding and Protection The Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin, together with the staff of the Child Safeguarding and Protection office (CSPS) today launched the Diocesan Policy for Child Safeguarding and Protecting children. This Policy brings together a series of long established practices and procedures in the Archdiocese to […]

Limerick Diocese announces appointment of first Director of Safeguarding Children

PRESS RELEASE 13 April 2011 Limerick Diocese announces appointment of first Director of Safeguarding Children The Diocese of Limerick has today, Wednesday, 13 April 2011, announced the appointment of its first Director of Safeguarding Children to oversee all aspects of child protection in Church related activities throughout the Diocese. Ger Crowley, a former Head Social […]

Archbishop Michael Neary publishes information update on safeguarding children policy

PRESS RELEASE 21 February 2011 Archbishop Michael Neary publishes information update on safeguarding children policy For almost 10 years now the Archdiocese of Tuam has been putting in place measures to ensure the safety of all children who are involved in the life of the church. The Archdiocese has just published a leaflet which summarizes […]

“Towards Healing” – The Launch of New Counselling and Support Service for Survivors of Clerical and Religious abuse

PRESS RELEASE 4 February 2011 “Towards Healing” – The Launch of New Counselling and Support Service for Survivors of Clerical and Religious abuse “Towards Healing”, the new Counselling and Support Service for Survivors of Clerical and Religious abuse has commenced providing services. The new service replaces the Faoiseamh Counselling Service, which has been in operation […]

Archbishop Clifford appoints Bill Meagher as new safeguarding children Designated Officer for the Diocese of Cloyne

PRESS RELEASE 30 January 2011 Archbishop Clifford appoints Bill Meagher as new safeguarding children Designated Officer for the Diocese of Cloyne Archbishop Dermot Clifford, Archbishop of Cashel and Emly and Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Cloyne, today announced Mr Bill Meagher as the new safeguarding children Designated Officer for the Diocese of Cloyne. Archbishop […]

Statement by Fr Bill Bermingham, Designated Person for Safeguarding Children for the Diocese of Cloyne

PRESS RELEASE25 June 2010 Statement by Fr Bill Bermingham, Designated Person for Safeguarding Children for the Diocese of Cloyne I wish to clarify a serious issue which has been the subject of various national media reports; these reports suggest that I acted improperly in processing a specific complaint of child sexual abuse against a priest […]

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