Our Designated Liaison Person is Sister Angelo Roncalli Corbett, email address:
Our Child Safeguarding Policy Statement for Ireland
As a constituent member of the Catholic Church in Ireland, we have adopted for our Irish communities the Child Safeguarding Policy Statement drawn up by the Catholic Church in Ireland in 2016 to underline a “one-Church” approach to child safeguarding.
Our Child Safeguarding Policy Statement for Ireland is available to read here
We have also adopted the Church’s Seven Standards and the guidance provided by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland to ensure good child safeguarding. The guidance can be accessed here: www.safeguarding.ie
Safeguarding Committee Meetings (IRL)
Our Congregational Safeguarding Policy and Procedures for our communities and ministries in the UK*, El Salvador, The Philippines, Uganda and Zambia are available to read here
(*Our community in Northern Ireland is governed by our Child Safeguarding Policy Statement for Ireland.)
The website of the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission for England and Wales can be accessed here: www.catholicsafeguarding.org.uk
Safe Spaces is a service delivered by Victim Support and funded by the Church of England and the Catholic Church of England and Wales.
They provide a confidential service for anyone who has experienced any kind of abuse within, or as a result of, their relationship with the Church of England, the Church in Wales, or the Catholic Church of England and Wales.
Safeguarding Policy Statement for Scotland
Tel. No.: 0141 332 7177
'In God's Image' has been published by the Bishops' Conference of Scotland as an "Instruction on Safeguarding for implementation in all Catholic canonical jurisdictions in Scotland and by all other groups and organisations in Scotland subject to a legitimate canonical authority of the Catholic Church". It is intended to explain and to direct the approach to Safeguarding that is to be practised at every level of the Catholic Church in Scotland.
The Safeguarding Policy for Scotland, In God's Image, is available to read here:-