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June 28, 2022

Safeguarding training for all diocesan clergy

This summer has seen all the priests and deacons working in the Diocese of East Anglia attending sessions to continue their on-going safeguarding training. At the […]
May 13, 2022

Day of Prayer for Survivors of Abuse

Tuesday May 17 marks the Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Abuse. This is observed on the Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Easter […]
March 16, 2022

Safeguarding training attracts over 130 online

Over 130 people working with children and young people in the Diocese of East Anglia joined two Zoom events recently to learn about the Catholic Church’s […]
February 17, 2022

Statement regarding Fr Dennis Finbow

Fr Dennis Finbow, a retired priest of the Diocese of East Anglia, was recently charged by officers from Cambridgeshire Police, with five non-recent child sexual abuse […]
November 22, 2021

Safeguarding Officer is needed by Diocese

The Diocese of East Anglia has an exciting opportunity for a Safeguarding Officer to join our diocesan team on a part-time basis. Term: Fixed Term Contract (6-12 months) with the […]
November 15, 2021

Diocesan training provides an update on safeguarding

Sebastian Carro, the National Trainer from the Catholic Safeguarding Standards Agency (CSSA) gave an update to parish safeguarding representatives at a recent training morning. The morning was […]
April 27, 2021

Invitation to pray for victims and survivors of abuse

Catholics throughout the Diocese of East Anglia are asked to join the Church’s national Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Abuse on Tuesday May 4, 2021 […]
January 5, 2021

How you can set up a Caritas project for older people

As we enter a third lockdown, Caritas East Anglia is putting on a follow-up webinar on The Richness of Many Years of Life, to encourage us to reach […]
November 20, 2020

Bishops accept IICSA abuse report recommendations

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales have issued a statement, following their plenary meeting, in which they accept the recommendations of the IICSA report on […]
November 10, 2020

Catholic Church welcomes IICSA report into abuse

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has welcomed the report, published today, from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, relating to the institutional response […]
June 29, 2020

As churches re-open Rebecca tells us how to stay safe

The Diocesan Safeguarding Administrator Rebecca Bretherton has created a 15-minute zoom presentation on safety during the re-opening of churches in East Anglia. It is intended especially […]
June 2, 2020

Catholic Church offers free online safeguarding training

The Catholic Church has been working with EduCare to create an e-learning package that raises awareness about safeguarding. Rebecca Bretherton, Diocesan Safeguarding Administrator, reports. In our […]
April 21, 2020

Reporting abuse

Reporting abuse If you are concerned about the welfare of a child or adult at risk, do not delay in contacting the police, using 999 if […]
March 25, 2020

Safeguarding statement regarding Rev Michael Ryan

The Rev Michael Ryan, a priest of the Diocese of East Anglia, and parish priest of Our Lady of Good Counsel and St Peter Catholic Church, […]
January 15, 2020

Diocese leads the way with safeguarding training

The Diocese has reaffirmed its commitment to safeguarding by organising a mandatory day of training for all priests, religious and deacons. Liam Ring from the National […]