PBC2019

Vatican Meeting on the Protection of Minors – Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly reviews the recent Vatican meeting, how it was reported in the media and the address by veteran Vatican journalist Valentina Alazraki..

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What is needed following PBC2019 – Marie Collins

Marie Collins assesses the recent Vatican Meeting on ‘The Protection of Minors in the Church’ and calls for ‘black and white laws’ to follow.

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PBC2019 – Archbishop Eamon Martin

“The powerful testimony of survivors has really brought all of us to our knees” Archbishop Martin on the Vatican meeting on Protection of Minors in the Church

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Sharing the lessons of bitter experience – Archbishop Eamon Martin

Archbishop Martin says that the Vatican meeting on the ‘Protection of Minors’ is an opportunity to help others to avoid the past mistakes of the Irish Church.

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Current Safeguarding Practice in the Irish Church

After years of work and thanks to a ‘one church’ approach, best safeguarding practice has become part of the culture of the Irish Church.

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The need for zero tolerance and accountability – Marie Collins

“There is an international standard for child safety and that should apply no mater what part of the world the child is in” – Marie Collins

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Why Pope Francis called the ‘Protection of Minors’ meeting

Papal biographer Austen Ivereigh reflects on the troubled background to this meeting and the lessons Pope Francis learned from Chile last year. 

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