Safeguarding news and views
NEWS / A resource to help local churches do some theological thinking around safeguarding has been published today by the Faith and Order Commission (FAOC), in response to a request by the lead bishop for safeguarding, the Rt Rev Paul Butler.
NEWS / An independent review of the processes used in the George Bell case has been announced today in accordance with the House of Bishops guidance on all complex cases.
NEWS / Following today's preliminary hearing held by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, chaired by Justice Goddard, the Church of England has issued the following statement.
NEWS / The Bishop of Crediton, Sarah Mullally, has today responded to, at the request of the survivor, the findings and recommendations of a report - the Elliott Review - into alleged sexual abuse committed by senior figures in the Church of England.
NEWS / The Archbishop of Canterbury has announced the appointment of Dame Moira Gibb to be chair of the independent review into the way the Church of England responded to the case of Peter Ball, the former Bishop of Gloucester, who was jailed last year for sex offences.
NEWS / The Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler, lead bishop on safeguarding has issued a statement today following various media comments on his recent contribution in the House of Lords regarding Bishop George Bell.
NEWS / The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner, has issued the following statement following an article published in the Brighton Argus Newspaper.
NEWS / The Church of England has announced that the Rt Revd Peter Hancock, the Bishop of Bath and Wells, is to be the Church's new lead Bishop on Safeguarding.
NEWS / The outcomes of four pilot independent audits into safeguarding arrangements in the Church of England have been published today.
NEWS / Statement on Peter Ball letters released under FOI.