Protecting God's Children
Safe Enviroment Weekly Update: 5/9/2022
Did you know.. Training is provided for all adults and youth to identify warning signs and develop strategies for maintaining a safe environment for all. A designated Victim Assistance Coordinator… Read More
Protecting God's Children
Safe Enviroment Weekly Update: 5/2/2022
Did you know.. Child abuse can occur in every culture and every socio-economic demographic. Peer reviewed research, especially that of the past 30 years, repeatedly shows this to be true.… Read More
Protecting God's Children
Safe Environment Weekly Update – 4/25/2022
Did you know… Some people falsely assume that child pornography is not abuse. Child pornography is a form of sexual abuse, with real victims in every image. The viewing of… Read More
Protecting God's Children
Safe Environment Weekly Update – 4/18/2022
Did you know… Child abuse comes in many forms. Most people only identify child abuse as physically hitting a child. Neglect is also a form of abuse. Failing to provide a… Read More
Protecting God's Children
Safe Environment Weekly Update – 4/11/2022
Hope is rising and Easter is the sign of new life for all. We are called to be ambassadors of hope and healing. Did you know children of abuse long… Read More
Protecting God's Children
Safe Environment Weekly Update – 4/4/2022
April is Child abuse prevention month. We encourage everyone to listen to an upcoming podcast with Bishop Caggiano and guest Peggy Fry who is a survivor of child sexual abuse… Read More
Protecting God's Children
Safe Environment Weekly Update – 3/28/2022
Did you know… Many caring and well-meaning people offer to host parish and school sponsored events with youth or vulnerable adults in their private homes. This can seem like a… Read More
Protecting God's Children
Safe Environment Weekly Update – 3/21/2022
Did you know… Our parishes plan ahead each year in order to ensure that every sponsored activity, meeting and event is in full compliance with Safe Environments. A common question… Read More
Protecting God's Children
Safe Environment Weekly Update - 3/14/2022
Did you know…..The Diocese of Bridgeport policies and procedures for protecting children, youth and vulnerable adults goes beyond the requirements established by the U.S.C.C.B. Charter for the Protection of Children… Read More
Seasonal Resources
Talking to Young People About Ukraine
If your young people have heard about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, they might be feeling anxious. For many, this is the first experience of watching a war unfold on… Read More
Protecting God's Children
Summary of the 2020/2021 Annual Report on the Charter
Every year the USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection compiles a report on progress made in US Dioceses on the implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children… Read More

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