SAFEGUARDING OF CHILDREN IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
The National Board for the Safeguarding of Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (the National Board) will be commencing their review of safeguarding practice in the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin on Dec 12th. This review is to assess the safeguarding practice in the Diocese against the Catholic Church in Ireland’s current standards as detailed in Safeguarding Children – Policy and Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland 2016. If you would like to know more about safeguarding in your parish, please speak with your Local Safeguarding Representatives Eoin Cheasty, Elizabeth Austin, Mary Phelan or David Carton or look at the Safeguarding section on www.kandle.ie.
If you ever wish to report a child or vulnerable adult safeguarding concern, please contact the Diocesan DLP on 085 8021633 or the statutory authorities of the Gardai, TUSLA, HSE.