Safeguarding Independent Report

Safeguarding

The Second Annual Report of the Independent Review Group (IRG) monitoring the implementation of the recommendations of the McLellan Commission by the Catholic Church in Scotland has been welcomed by the Bishops’ Conference. The report, published on 26 June is available at: here. Commenting on the publication, Bishop Joseph Toal, President of the Commission for Pastoral and Social Care said; …

COVID-19: Reporting abuse at this time

Safeguarding

If you are concerned about the welfare of a child or adult at risk, do not delay in contacting the police if a child or adult is believed to be in immediate danger. It is the policy of the Catholic Church in Scotland to report all allegations of abuse to statutory authorities, regardless of whether the abuse occurred recently or in …

Safeguarding Training Days

Press releases, Safeguarding

Safeguarding Training – 2019 Training is delivered over the course of ONE evenings. FOUR different venues are offered to you. Please select a VENUE and DATE to suit your diary. Please ensure that your selection, either INDUCTION 1 or INDUCTION 2 , is appropriate to your needs. Your parish safeguarding coordinator can advise you. You must BOOK IN ADVANCE – …

Day of Prayer for Parish Safeguarding Coordinators

Safeguarding

Scotland’s National Safeguarding Coordinator, Mrs Tina Campbell, addressed Dunkeld’s parish safeguarding coordinators, and Deacons, at Dunkeld’s Pastoral Centre, in Dundee, on a Day of Prayer in support of their work. The event follows the launch, earlier this year, of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland’s Instruction on Safeguarding, a document for implementation in all Catholic canonical jurisdictions in Scotland and by …