Tag: Child protection

Protecting young people, restoring trust  inspire our commitment to concrete actions

Protecting young people, restoring trust inspire our commitment to concrete actions

| November 7, 2013

“The protection of minors must be our top priority, and it must be what animates our every action and decision.”

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My pledge to restore trust

My pledge to restore trust

| October 24, 2013

“Sexual abuse of anyone is absolutely heinous, and it must be opposed with every fiber of our being. And when it is perpetrated by a member of the clergy, it is an egregious betrayal of a sacred trust. These crimes, these sins, are a failure to be stewards of our pastoral care of God’s people. And so, with genuine sorrow, I apologize to all those who have been victimized, whether on my watch or not.”

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Updated policy reaffirms commitment to safe environments

Updated policy reaffirms commitment to safe environments

| September 25, 2013

Greta Sawyer wants victims of ministry-related sexual misconduct in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to know something very important: She is ready to respond to their complaints and concerns and offer a variety of assistance.

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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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Archbishop Dolan blogs about stranger’s anger over abuse

Archbishop Dolan blogs about stranger’s anger over abuse

| Archbishop Timothy Dolan | April 12, 2011 | 5 Comments

What to respond? Yell at him? Cuss him out? Apologize? Deck him? Express understanding? I must admit all such reactions came to mind as I staggered with shame and anger from the damage of the wound he had inflicted with those stinging words.

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