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Many of the 195 diocese and eparchies participate in
Child Abuse Prevention Month. They use this month as an opportunity to
highlight the many activities the diocese/eparchy is doing to prevent child
sexual abuse. For more information, please see: What has-the-Catholic-Church-done-to-effectively-respond-to-sexual-abuse-by-church-personnel.
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"
"Rosary Guide for Healing and Protection"
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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