Safety Statistics

Church pews

In 2002, a Churchwide program of safe environment training was launched. In 2020, over 3.1 million children, 2,538,413 volunteers, employee educators, priests, deacons, and candidates for ordination received safe environment training. Is it helping build a safer Church?

Case Statistics

"98% of dioceses/eparchies who participated in the audit were fully compliant with the Charter"

According to the 2020 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People


Infographic on child and youth protection numbers for 2021