Tag Archives: Carrie Cooper

What’s up with the diocesan Vision? Part 4: Journey to Bethany

What can be done to help those suffering with interior wounds, including persons harmed by abuse in the Church?

Notice of Credible Allegation of Abuse Dating to 1950s

The diocese recently received an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor

2017 OCYP Annual Report: A 5-year Reflection

As we publish this 5th edition of the work of the OCYP, I asked myself this question

Professionals share knowledge to help survivors heal

Professionals from three Missouri dioceses who have been given the charge to respond to the sexual abuse of children and young people met Sept. 12 in Kansas City to share best practices.

Ombudsman, director focused on protecting children

Reports are up to the diocesan ombudsman and she couldn’t be happier.

Call police, call DFS, then call Jenifer Valenti

Jenifer Valenti said it plainly. As diocesan ombudsman charged with investigating allegations of child sexual abuse committed by clergy and church employees and volunteers, she is not the person to call instead of calling police.

Meetings Present the Diocesan Team for Protecting God’s Children

On Saturday, January 6, I traveled to St. Charles Borromeo Parish to participate in the first of what I anticipate will be a dozen or more sessions introducing the Diocesan Team for the important work of Protecting God’s Children.

Community Education Forums set for Clay County

The Department of Child and Youth Protection of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph has announced information sessions at six locations in Clay County. The forums are one element of an agreement between Clay County Prosecuting Attorney Daniel Lee White and Bishop Robert Finn.

Women lead Department of Protection

All four officials of a newly created diocesan office charged with the protection of children from sexual abuse are women.

November 26, 2020
The Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph