Day of Prayer for Victims of Abuse

  • 28 February 2020

The annual Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Sexual Abuse will take place on Friday 28 February 2020, the first Friday of Lent. 

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Safer Internet Day

  • 11 February 2020

‘Every child’s life is unique, meaningful and precious and every child has a right to dignity and safety. Yet today, global society is failing its children. Millions of children are being abused and exploited in tragic and unspeakable ways, and on an unprecedented scale all over the world.’

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Police uncovering 'epidemic of child abuse' in 1970s and 80s

  • 05 February 2020

PM told to say sorry for remark about ‘spaffing’ money up wall as 4,024 claims lead to guilty verdicts

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Call for Urgent Delivery of Adult Safeguarding Legislation

  • 20 June 2019

Scoping of a Regulatory Framework for Adult Safeguarding Welcomed

Call for Establishment of a National Advocacy Service

Safeguarding Ireland has urged delivery of Adult Safeguarding Legislation to better protect vulnerable adults and reduce abuse.

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Apostolic letter Issued Motu Proprio by the Supreme Pontiff Francis

  • 10 June 2019


“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden” (Mt 5:14). Our Lord Jesus
Christ calls every believer to be a shining example of virtue, integrity and holiness. All of us, in
fact, are called to give concrete witness of faith in Christ in our lives and, in particular, in our
relationship with others.

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Letter and spirit: Using universal law to guide local churches on abuse

  • 24 May 2019

ROME - Pope Francis’s latest effort to help the Catholic Church safeguard its members from abuse and hold its leaders accountable came in the form of a new universal law, Vos estis lux mundi (“You are the light of the world”), which takes effect June 1.

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