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CCCB Releases New Document to Protect Minors and Vulnerable Adults from Sexual Abuse

Posted : Oct-04-2018

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Ottawa, Ontario – Beginning today, in Catholic dioceses/eparchies across Canada, bishops will issue locally the updated and expanded national guidelines for the protection of minors in Canada. Entitled Protecting Minors from Sexual Abuse: A Call to the Catholic Faithful in Canada for Healing, Reconciliation, and Transformation, this document of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) was unanimously adopted by the Bishops of Canada on September 27 during their 2018 annual Plenary Assembly.

First and foremost, this document focuses on minors and vulnerable adults, whom Canada’s Bishops wish to protect from sexual violence.

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