Safeguarding news and statements
NEWS / The first day of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) hearing into the Anglican Church in England and Wales - looking at the diocese of Chichester as a case study - heard opening statements from representatives of all the core participants.
A statement from the Church of England on IICSA’s Child Migration Report.
NEWS / The Bishop of Bath and Wells, Peter Hancock, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop addressed February’s Synod on national developments and the Church’s preparation for the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, IICSA.
NEWS / Statement on Bishop George Bell case
NEWS / Statement from National Safeguarding Team on Bishop Bell case
NEWS / "IICSA has announced today further details of the investigation into the Anglican Church in England and Wales, focusing on the Chichester case study, with the first public hearing in March.
Statement from Archbishop of Canterbury following letter from historians regarding the Bishop George Bell case
NEWS / Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury
The Church of England’s National Safeguarding Team (NST,) has today published the key findings and recommendations, along with the full report, from the independent review into the processes used in the Bishop George Bell case.
NEWS / Timing of publication of independent review of the processes used in the Bishop George Bell case