Catholic Bishops’ Statement on Safeguarding

The Catholic Bishops of England & Wales have made this statement in response to recommendations in both the IICSA Report and an Independent Review of Safeguarding Structures and Arrangements in the Catholic Church in England & Wales.

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Bishops announce safeguarding review at meeting in Rome

At their Ad Limina meeting in Rome, the Catholic Bishops of England & Wales have expressed their sorrow for the recent abuse revelations and announced a review of safeguarding structures. Each bishop will also set aside time to meet survivors of clerical abuse in his diocese.