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REPORT PRAISES CURRENT CHILD SAFETY POLICY IN CLOGHER DIOCESE – BUT ASPECTS OF PREVIOUS PRACTICE CRITICISED

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REPORT PRAISES CURRENT CHILD SAFETY POLICY IN CLOGHER DIOCESE – BUT ASPECTS OF  PREVIOUS PRACTICE CRITICISED

Twenty-three allegations of the sexual abuse of children perpetrated by Catholic priests serving in the Diocese of Clogher were made to police authorities between January 1975 and November of last year, a report published yesterday has revealed. A review of the child safeguarding practice in the diocese conducted by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI), launched at a press conference in St Macartan’s College in Monaghan Town, is predominantly positive in its assessment of the current system of safeguards the diocese operates. ...