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The Charter calls for annual audits of dioceses/eparchies to
ascertain compliance with the Charter
by the bishop and his diocese/eparchy. Annual Audits have been conducted since
2003. Of the 195 dioceses/eparchies 188 participated in the 2012 audit. Results
of the 2012 audits are being published and a copy will be sent to the Holy See.
Child Abuse Prevention Month - Information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Did You Know? - Facts from the Secretariat for Child and Youth Protection (SCYP) about child abuse prevention programs.
Prevent Child Abuse America - Prevent Child Abuse America works to ensure the healthy development of children nationwide.
A Canonical Perspective on the Sexual Abuse Crisis - Speech by Sister Euart, a canon law consultant and former associate general secretary of
what is now the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, at a 2007 panel discussion
on issues behind the sexual abuse crisis.
"Promise to Protect/Pledge to Heal"
Letter to Dioceses regarding the intersection of human trafficking and child abuse and neglect from Migration and Refugee Services (MRS)
Take 25 Resources - Includes safety tips, conversation starters, and event planning guides to help communities host local events.
Take 25 For Communities
- Offers a basic description of the Take 25 campaign, its resources,
suggested events as well as directions to the website to register an
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