Posts Tagged ‘Msgr Robert Oliver’

Vatican’s abuse point man praises media role in NZ interview

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

The priest dubbed the Vatican’s point man for clerical sexual abuse says the media did the Church a service by revealing abuse scandals. In an interview with the Sunday Star Times, American Msgr Robert Oliver praised the media’s role, echoing a tribute he paid early last year. “It’s hard for any group over time to Read more

Pacific dioceses receive child safeguarding training

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

New Zealand’s Catholic Church has been training Pacific Islands church personnel on safeguarding children and dealing with abuse. National Office for Professional Standards director Bill Kilgallon and the Congregation for the Doctine of the Faith’s promoter of justice Msgr Robert Oliver visited American Samoa in July. Accompanied by clinical psychologist Carolyn Cavana, they were there Read more

Safe Church Programme started for NZ Catholic Church

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

A Safe Church Programme is to be introduced to the Catholic Church in New Zealand and a person with education experience has been appointed to run it. Maria Noonan, who will develop and deliver the programme, was introduced at a Safe Church Training Day held in Wellington on July 30. She will work as part Read more