Tag: Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People

National Review Board chairman seeks fix to address charter ‘loophole’

National Review Board chairman seeks fix to address charter ‘loophole’

| Dennis Sadowski | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The National Review Board chairman called for changes to the “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” to “make it a less ambiguous document” because despite nearly every diocese meeting its standards in third-party audits, some bishops are facing scrutiny about their handling of reports of wayward priests.

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Bishops approve charter changes to widen protection of young people

Bishops approve charter changes to widen protection of young people

| Dennis Sadowski | June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Changes in language to clarify several sections of the “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” were approved during the spring general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Archdiocese’s safe environment program to be audited onsite in 2015

Archdiocese’s safe environment program to be audited onsite in 2015

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

This spring, an external agency will conduct an onsite audit of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ safe environment policies and procedures to determine compliance with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.

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Archdiocese launches SafeCatholicSPM.org

Archdiocese launches SafeCatholicSPM.org

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

SafeCatholicSPM.org is the new home on the Internet for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ efforts to protect children, provide victim outreach and advocacy, and ensure accountability for abusers.

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What is the ‘Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People’?

What is the ‘Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People’?

| December 5, 2013

In his Nov. 7 column in The Catholic Spirit, Archbishop John Nienstedt identified fulfillment of the charter as a top priority of the archdiocese. Included here are answers to some common questions regarding the charter’s scope and provisions.

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Q&A on the disclosure of names

Q&A on the disclosure of names

| December 5, 2013

Questions and answers provided by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis regarding the disclosure of the names of offending priests.

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Archdiocese in compliance with charter requirements

Archdiocese in compliance with charter requirements

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was found to be in compliance with all articles of the “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” for the 2011-2012 audit period, according to a letter from StoneBridge Business Partners of Rochester, N.Y., which conducted the onsite audit.

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How does archdiocese handle reports of sexual misconduct?

How does archdiocese handle reports of sexual misconduct?

| March 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

What happens after an allegation of clergy sexual misconduct is brought to the attention of the archdiocese?

What policies and procedures does the archdiocese follow if the allegation is deemed credible?

Can a clergy member who has committed misconduct that doesn’t involve the abuse of a minor ever be returned to ministry? If so, how is that determination made?

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