Website Posting of Revised Sexual Abuse Policy and Procedures

The 2020 edition of the Archdiocesan Policy and Procedures Regarding Complaints and Information Received of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault by Clergy, Seminarians, Lay Employees and Volunteers of The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. John’s is now posted on the website of Archdiocese of St. John’s.

This edition reflects the recent changes and developments in ecclesial and civil law, particularly as found in Pope Francis’ 2019 Apostolic Letter Vos Estis Lux Mundi, the 2018 Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishop’s publication Protecting Minors from Sexual Abuse and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s 2011 The Adult Protection Act and 2018 The Children, Youth and Families Act.

To access this document on our website, click on Administrative Offices, then click on Policies and Procedures and scroll down to and click on View Policy and Procedures Regarding Complaints of Sexual Abuse.