Tag Archives: Safeguarding

Statement by Cardinal Seán Brady on the publication today of the Annual Report of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland

PRESS RELEASE17 May 2010 Statement by Cardinal Seán Brady on the publication today of the Annual Report of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland I welcome the publication today of the Second Annual Report of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI). I […]

Dublin Archdiocese appoints new Director of Child Protection

PRESS RELEASE 7 May 2010 Dublin Archdiocese appoints new Director of Child Protection The Archdiocese of Dublin has appointed a new Diocesan Director of the Safeguarding and Child Protection Service, Mr. Andrew Fagan.  He replaces Mr. Phil Garland who was director of Child Protection in the Diocese since the service was set up in 2003. […]

Benedict XVI: Abuse is a crime and a sin

Abuse of minors by the clergy is a crime and a grave sin against God and the dignity of the human person. Benedict XVI stated this during the two-day meeting with the Irish bishops, which was held in the Vatican to examine the situation in the Irish church. In the statement issued at the end […]

Statement following meeting between bishops and survivors of institutional abuse

PRESS RELEASE 8 February 2010 Statement following meeting between bishops and survivors of institutional abuse On 7 October last a meeting took place between representatives of four survivors’ groups – Right to Peace, Alliance Support Group, Irish SOCA and Right of Place – and the Irish Bishops’ Conference. At that meeting it was agreed that […]

Bishop Leo O’Reilly to launch Safeguarding Children in the Diocese of Kilmore

PRESS RELEASE 4 June 2009 Bishop Leo O’Reilly to launch Safeguarding Children in the Diocese of Kilmore Bishop Leo O’Reilly, Bishop of Kilmore, will launch this evening the diocesan handbook Safeguarding Children in the Diocese of Kilmore. It contains the child protection policies and procedures that the diocese has developed over the last four years. […]

Statement from the Archdiocese of Dublin on Safeguarding Children procedures

PRESS RELEASE 10 May 2009 Statement from the Archdiocese of Dublin on Safeguarding Children procedures A priest of the Archdiocese of Dublin has voluntarily stood aside from his position in a parish as a result of information giving rise to child protection concerns. This is in accordance with the Church’s Standards and Guidance document on […]

Safeguarding Children

Standards and Guidance Document for the Catholic Church in Ireland 24 February 2009 | National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin statement on first annual report of National Board for Safeguarding Children

PRESS RELEASE 24 February 2009 Statement of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin on the occasion of the Publication of the First Annual Report of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland Archbishop Diarmuid Martin welcomes the publication today of the first Annual Report of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the […]

Cardinal Brady welcomes publication by the National Board for Safeguarding Children

PRESS RELEASE 24 February 2009 Cardinal Brady welcomes publication by the National Board for Safeguarding Children Statement by the Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland: I welcome today’s publication by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church: Safeguarding Children – Standards and Guidance for the Catholic Church […]

Minister Andrews, Cardinal Brady and Archbishop Martin discuss the safeguarding of children in society

PRESS RELEASE24 January 2009 Minister Andrews, Cardinal Brady and Archbishop Martin discuss the safeguarding of children in society On the invitation of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Mr Barry Andrews TD, Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin, met today to discuss the issue of safeguarding children […]

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