Canada archdiocese to stop priests being alone with kids

Priests and other church-connected people will be forbidden from being alone with children and other vulnerable people in Montreal archdiocese.

This is part of a pilot project, which aims to create a “safety net”.

The policy will be introduced in a handful of churches in Montreal, starting in September.

An archdiocese spokesman said the policy doesn’t only apply to priests.

It will apply to all employees of parishes and churches, volunteers and “anyone else in the orbit of the diocese”.

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