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By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY — The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors received temporary approval of its first set of statutes. U.S. Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston — one of the pope’s top cardinal advisers and president of the pontifical commission — had submitted

Press Release Archdiocese of Cincinnati As Catholic school students resume classes, the Partnering to Protect Children child abuse and peer abuse prevention is set to begin its twelfth year of operation in Archdiocese of Cincinnati schools.

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph  Tom Coz’s title seems almost as long as the stormy history of his office. But as the coordinator of the Office of Safe Environment for the Protection of Children and Youth looks back over that history during national “Child Abuse Prevention Month” (April,) he

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — In an effort to better implement the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Holy See has begun to draw up its own safe-environment program for children in Vatican City State and to offer human rights courses for its

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph A planned review of the archdiocesan Decree on Child Protection has brought several changes in definitions and process policies this month. Safe Environment Coordinator for Children and Youth Tom Coz said the definitions were inserted in the decree to clarify what constitutes child pornography and

Retired Pope Benedict XVI talks with Pope Francis during their private meeting at papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo
By Catholic News Service  NEW YORK (CNS) — The International Criminal Court declined a request from victims of clergy sexual abuse to investigate Vatican officials and their responsibility for the abuse of children by Catholic priests around the world.

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis reaffirmed the importance of responding decisively to the problem of the sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy and called on the Vatican office dealing with suspected cases to continue carrying out its mandate. During an