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Pope Francis listens to presentations and speeches by participants of the 'Child Dignity in the Digital World' Congress at an audience in the Vatican

Pope Francis listens to presentations and speeches by participants of the 'Child Dignity in the Digital World' Congress at an audience in the Vatican

Church congress on child protection in digital world issues call to action

06/10/2017 12:30

‘The Declaration of Rome’, the final document produced by participants at the World Congress hosted by the Pontifical Gregorian University on ‘Child Dignity in the Digital World’, issues an urgent call to action. 

Baroness Joanna Shields

Baroness Joanna Shields, British government special representative on internet crime and founder of WePROTECT, is one of the organisers of the World Congress on 'Child Dignity in the Digital World'

Protecting children on-line: Congress at Gregorian University

03/10/2017 14:08

Hear from one of the protagonists of a four day world congress, which opens at Rome' Gregorian University on Tuesday, entitled ‘Child Dignity in the Digital World’

Pope Francis and members of the PCPM

Pope Francis and members of the PCPM

Fr. Zollner on PCPM achievements, goals and lessons learnt

26/09/2017 15:28

The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors concluded its Plenary Assembly with a renewed commitment to its mandate as an advisory body to the Holy Father for the protection of minors. Commission member Father Hans Zollner speaks of the  key areas of focus during the plenary.

 

Pope Francis meets members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors at the start of their Plenary Aseembly

Pope Francis meets members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors at the start of their Plenary Aseembly

The PCPM concludes Plenary Assembly with renewed commitment

26/09/2017 09:57

The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors concluded its 4-day Plenary Assembly on Sunday,  with a renewed commitment to its mandate as an advisory body to the Holy Father for the protection of minors.

 

Child protection expert Hans Zollner, SJ

Child protection expert Hans Zollner, SJ. Father Zollner spoke with Vatican Radio about a recent report on physical and sexual abuse of members of a prestigious German Catholic boys' choir, the Regensburger Domspatzen.

Child Protection expert responds to German abuse report

19/07/2017 14:10

Father Hans Zollner,President of the Centre for Child Protection of the Pontifical Gregorian University, and a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, says a new report on abuse at a prestigious German musical institution is an “important step forward.” 

 

Anglophone Safeguarding Conference

Organisers of the Anglophone Safeguarding Conference at the Gregorian University on the theme 'Celebrating Hope'

'Celebrating Hope' at Gregorian child protection conference

23/06/2017 13:22

A traumatic tale of five children, sexually abused by their father, formed the centrepiece of the annual Anglophone Safeguarding Conference that concluded at the Pontifical Gregorian University on Thursday.