The following are resources dioceses/eparchies and parishes may find useful in educating their communities about the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People and the latest work of the U.S. Bishops to prevent future abuse by clergy.

Materials may be printed in whole or in part and distributed for free within your diocese/eparchy or parish. The text may not be altered in any way prior to distribution.

Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection

Any parish staff member with questions regarding child and youth protection may email us at