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By Fr Joshan Rodrigues. A significant step forward was taken by the Catholic Church in India with regards to the protection of minors and vulnerable persons, with the inauguration of the National Safeguarding Centre on the 8th of September 2021, the Feast of the...
Statement by H.E. Cardinal Seán Patrick O'Malley OFM Cap. President of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, welcoming the publication of Final Report of the Independent Commission on Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church in France (CIASE)...
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TutelaMinorum PRESIDENT Cardinal O’Malley, OPENS HArvard’s Interfaith SYmposium On Preventing Child Sexual Abuse
“We all have a moral and legal obligation to as best possible provide protection and care for the people we serve, especially minors young people, vulnerable adults, in all religious, civic and social groups. And the people we serve rightfully expect that protection.”
The best thinking from psychology, counseling, public health, ethics, and moral theology needs to be brought together to help shape the most effective approaches to healing and to prevention.
The Centre for Safeguarding Minors and Vulnerable Persons to Offer a SeMinar on Trauma In the context of Sexual Abuse
From March 24-27, The Centre for Safeguarding Minors and Vulnerable Persons will offer a seminar studiying the dynamic of trauma, especially in abused persons. This has a deep impact on how to avoid traumatization, how to treat victims in court, and how to provide pastoral care to them. Victims of traumatizing relationships are more vulnerable to abusing contacts. In the light of Christian redemption, a way to healing and reconciliation can be opened.
Prof. Andrea Farina: Today more than ever it is essential to continue talking about boys and girls to direct public attention to and encourage debate on the inequalities that are characterizing the living conditions and developmental opportunities of many minors.
St. Paul University centre for safeguarding hosts webinar on the dynamics of sexual abuse
Sr. Arina Gonsalves: “Prayer makes our communities aware of the reality of sexual abuse of minors and vulnerable adults, which continues in our society, especially in the digital world”.
National Board In Ireland for Safeguarding Children launches video series on Theology of Safeguarding
The National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland has commissioned 9 videos from theologians, scripture scholars and ethicists on the Theology of Safeguarding.
Archbishop Martin: “It’s important for people who have been abused to know that they are part of the body of Christ, they are today and they always have been.”
Under the slogan "Together for a better Internet", the eighteenth edition of Safer Internet Day will be held on 8 and 9 February. This event brings together experts, parents, teachers and children from all over the world with a common mission: To make the web a safer...
Australia's Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) have published a new protocol for responding to sexual abuse. Consultation for new Australian Church protcol included engagement with victims and survivors and their advocates. (ACBC media blog Jan. 2021) A new protocol...
The Nucleo or Lux Mundi Center will coordinate and facilitate the setting up of diocesan commissions for the protection of children, adolescents and vulnerable people in the pastoral structures of the Catholic Church of Brazil
Two new professional supervision awards are now available through @UniDivinity in 2021. Welcoming the new programs Australia Catholic Safeguarding Ltd. (ACSL) tweeted: "Professional supervision for those in ministry working with children and adults at risk is a...