Actions from the Catholic Church

Please see below for a list of materials related to Protecting God’s Children that have been issued either by the Universal Church or by the Church in the United States. 


During the Pontificate of Pope Saint John Paul II  

  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People,” June 2002. 
     


During the Pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI 

  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People,” June 2005; June 2011. 
     


During the Pontificate of Pope Francis  


Also, all resources related to Protecting God's Children that are made available by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops are available at the following link: https://www.usccb.org/committees/protection-children-young-people