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A safeguarding audit report of the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese published today by Australian Catholic Safeguarding Ltd has found the diocese is meeting key safeguarding requirements.
In cases of a cleric sexually abusing a “vulnerable adult”, the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith only investigates and judges cases involving “persons who habitually have an imperfect use of reason”, the Vatican said in a note published yesterday. Source: OSV News.
A meeting of the National Appeals and Review Panel, facilitated by Australian Catholic Safeguarding Ltd, has resulted in a greater focus on trauma-informed review processes for abuse complaints.
New Australian Catholic University research has identified a complex interplay of child, parental, and contextual factors associated with the maltreatment of children by their families.
Key safeguarding policies are in place within the Maronite Eparchy of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania, according to an audit focusing on the safeguarding of children released by Australian Catholic Safeguarding Ltd today.
A safeguarding audit report of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart published by Australian Catholic Safeguarding Ltd has found safeguarding practices are understood and embedded across the congregation’s members and key activities.
A safeguarding audit report published this week by Australian Catholic Safeguarding Ltd has found an embedded culture of safeguarding evident throughout the Benedictine community of New Norcia.
In response to a complaint from his own anti-abuse panel about “serious problems” in the handling of a case involving Slovenian priest Fr Marko Rupnik, Pope Francis has lifted the statute of limitations in Church law which had previously barred a canonical prosecution. Source: Crux.