Bullying is defined as unwanted behaviour, verbal, psychological or physical conducted by an individual or group against another person (or persons) and which is repeated over time.
The following guidelines and cautions are provided as an aid to effective use of social media. Sloppy use of this means of communication will result in constituents being confused by the information offered, or worse, by receiving a negative impression of the Franciscans.
An Act for the purposes of making further and better provision for the care and protection of children and for those purposes to require the preparation, by certain providers of services to children, of child safeguarding statements; to require certain persons to make reports to the Child and Family Agency in respect of children in certain circumstances.
Vademecum On Certain Points Of Procedure In Treating Cases Of Sexual Abuse Of Minors Committed By Clerics
In response to numerous questions about the procedures to be followed in those penal cases for which it is competent, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has prepared this Vademecum, intended primarily for Ordinaries and other personnel needing to apply the canonical norms governing cases of the sexual abuse of minors by clerics.
The global Meeting of the Presidents of the Episcopal Conferences on the Protection of Minors held in the Vatican in February 2019 resulted, to date in a number of follow-up actions and publications.