Tag Archives: Office of Child and Youth Protection

Clergy train for ministry to those affected by child sexual abuse

In 2016 at a Service of Lament, Bishop Johnston made five public commitments to enhance the protection of children and vulnerable adults and for the healing of those affected by child sexual abuse.

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

Archbishop apologizes to victims, prays, ‘Never, never again’

There were no ifs, no ands, no buts.

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.

Diocesan employees learn about link between child pornography and sexual abuse

If there is anybody on earth thinking that there isn’t a strong relationship between child pornography and child sexual abuse, Cathy Morrison has a study for you.

New safety manager feels called to protect children

Cathy Morrison knows full well she stands on a solid foundation.

Mary Fran Horton retires as diocesan safety coordinator

This time, she really means it.

Ombudsman, director focused on protecting children

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

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.

December 17, 2018
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph