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Malawi’s Diocesan Child Protection Coordinators (DCPC) and Catholic Secretariat Child Protection Focal persons meet in Lilongwe

Malawi’s Diocesan Child Protection Coordinators (DCPC) and Catholic Secretariat Child Protection Focal persons meet in Lilongwe

ECM: Be pro-active in protecting Children from abuse

08/06/2017 16:13

The Bishops' Conference in Malawi has said that the training of Church personnel in advocating for safe environments of children in schools, Churches and small Christian communities is essential.

 

Children make up over a quarter of the 3.2 billion internet users worldwide.

Children make up over a quarter of the 3.2 billion internet users worldwide.

The Church in action to make the digital world safer for children

02/06/2017 11:01

800 million internet users are children. They are also the most vulnerable to new forms of harm and abuse in the digital world. Prof Hans Zollner of the Gregorian's  Center for Child Protection talks of an upcoming global congress on the fight against online child sexual exploitation and abuse.

Indian children hold placards condemning violence against the young as part of a peace gathering in New Delhi in April

Indian children hold placards condemning violence against the young as part of a peace gathering in New Delhi in April

Religions unite to tackle child violence

10/05/2017 16:56

Religious leaders united in their opposition to violence against children have gathered in Panama for a major international conference.

 

A Teresian Sister, Sr. Agnes Jonas of Malawi

A Teresian Sister, Sr. Agnes Jonas of Malawi

Malawi’s Children Animators told to safeguard minors

21/04/2017 17:24

A Teresian religious woman has told child animators in Malawi that support to children victims of abuse includes cooperating with civil authorities and offering Counselling to victims. 

 

Image shows members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, with former member Marie Collins

Image shows members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, with former member Marie Collins

PCPM meets for Plenary Assembly

27/03/2017 09:14

The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors [PCPM] met for its eighth Plenary Assembly from March 24-26, 2017. The resignation of founding member Marie Collins was a key topic on the agenda. 

 

The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors will hold the seminar at the Pontifical Gregorian University (pictured above)

The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors will hold the seminar at the Pontifical Gregorian University (pictured above)

Vatican to host seminar on safeguarding children at home, schools

13/03/2017 08:18

The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors is to hold a global seminar on safeguarding children at the Pontifical Gregorian University on 23 March, entitled 'Safeguarding in Homes and Schools: Learning from Experience Worldwide'

 

Jesuit Father Hans Zollner

Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, head of the Gregorian University's Centre for Child Protection and member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Vatican Commission will continue to promote child protection worldwide

02/03/2017 16:03

Jesuit Fr Hans Zollner responds to concerns of survivors of sexual abuse, following the news that Irish abuse survivor Marie Collins has resigned as a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Marie Collins

Marie Collins steps down from the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, but says she will continue to work with the Vaticna on training programmes

Marie Collins: Survivors' voices must continue to be heard

01/03/2017 15:40

Irish abuse survivor and member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, Marie Collins has resigned from her position but she says she will continue to work with the Vatican because it's vital for the voice of victims to be heard.