Posts Tagged ‘Vatican guidelines’

Vatican’s updated guidelines for handling abuse cases released

Thursday, June 30th, 2022
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The Vatican has released slightly updated guidelines for bishops, religious superiors and canon lawyers handling cases of alleged clerical abuse. It is two years since the original step-by-step guide was released. Called “Version 2.0”, the updated guidelines provide a new section of the Code of Canon Law dealing with crimes and punishments in the Church. Read more

Vatican guidelines for priests’ children released from secrecy

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Vatican guidelines for the way the Church should treat children of priests have been released after after a meeting with Vincent Doyle, a prominent campaigner on the issue. Doyle, whose father was a priest, is a member of  Coping International, an organisation that campaigns for the rights of priests’ children. Although the guidelines are not Read more