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Scotland’s Catholic Bishops announce range of safeguarding initiatives

Posted by SCMO on 25th November 2013 in Christianity |

Scotland s Catholic Bishops announce range of safeguarding initiatives.Monday 25 November 2013.Embargo 11.00The Bishops Conference of Scotland has today announced details of three safeguarding initiatives, which will be launched over the next 12 months. In a letter read out at all of Scotland s 500 Catholic parishes yesterday (24 November, the Feast of Christ the King) the President of the Bishops Conference, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia said: We recognise the trauma and pain that survivors of abuse have suffered and we are committed to providing for them both justice and healing. The Archbishop added that 2013 had been a test of faith for Catholics, but the...

Response to McLellan Commission

Posted by SCMO on 18th August 2015 in Christianity | McLellan Commission, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia

... field of safeguarding. The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland should make a public apology to all survivors of abuse within the Church.   2. The “Awareness and Safety” manual should be completely revised or rewritten.   3. There must be some external scrutiny and independence in the safeguarding policies and practices of the Catholic Church in Scotland.   4. Effectiveness and improvement must be measured at every level of safeguarding in the Church.   5. A consistent approach to safeguarding is essential: consistent across    different parts of Scotland and consistent across different parts of the C...

Church responds to critics of safeguarding strategy

Posted by SCMO on 2nd November 2016 in Blogging |

...train new safeguarding trainers was held and led by the NSC whocreated the course. In October the second two day course took place. This has resulted in 17 new Trainers who will now present safeguarding training in parishes across Scotland. A third course is being planned for the Spring of 2017.   PVG Scheme: Currently more than 13,000 PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme) applications have been processed through SCSS (Scottish Catholic safeguarding Service)   Risk:  All allegations whether of current or non-recent (the now preferred term for historical) abuse are reported to the police. All allegations reported come within the Annual A...

Bishops announce new National Coordinator for safeguarding

Posted by SCMO on 3rd September 2013 in Christianity |

...reness of safeguarding matters today and as an organisation active in every part of Scotland we must continue to ensure that we provide a safe and secure environment for everyone who encounters the church in any way and to support those who have been harmed in the past."  Tina concluded;"I look forward to working with the Bishops of Scotland, our clergy and the many dedicated people across the country who both implement and support our National safeguarding policies and procedures in their parish communities. The work of safeguarding is an important ministry in the Church and I am privileged to be appointed to this role"ENDSNote to Editors “ A full biograph...

Catholic Bishops Publish Annual safeguarding Audit

Posted by SCMO on 16th December 2014 in Christianity |

...Catholic Bishops Publish Annual safeguarding Audit In accordance with best practice and in line with a commitment given in 2013, Scotland s Catholic Bishops have today, 16 December 2014 published the Diocesan safeguarding Audit for 2013. The results of this Audit give a statistical breakdown of reported safeguarding allegations during that year. The statistics show how many allegations were reported in 2013, the category of the incident, the category of the reported perpetrator and the outcome of any investigation.   These statistics have been compiled by the safeguarding Offices in each of Scotland s 8 dioceses, signed off by each Diocesan Bishop and collat...

Spiritual Support for safeguarding

Posted by SCMO on 30th January 2014 in Christianity |

...Spiritual Support for safeguardingThursday 30 January 2014A ˜Dedication and Commissioning Service for all those who work in safeguarding in the Diocese of Motherwell will take place on Feb 2nd at Our Lady of Good Aid Cathedral in Motherwell. The service will take place during Solemn Vespers at 5pm.Speaking ahead of the Service, Tina Campbell who is National safeguarding Coordinator for the Catholic Church in Scotland said: Throughout Scotland a considerable amount of the work of safeguarding in each Diocese is dependent on many volunteers who give generously of their time as Parish safeguarding Coordinators, as well as Trainers who deliver the Awareness and S...
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