February 18, 2005


United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

The 2nd REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ‘CHARTER FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’ will be made public at noon, Friday, February 18, at a news conference at theAbuse Tracker Press Club, Washington, DC.

The report shows how the dioceses of the United States fared last year in carrying out the provisions of the ‘Charter’ which the Catholic bishops adopted in 2002.

Participants will be Bishop William W. Skylstad, president, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB); Kathleen McChesney, executive director, Office of Child and Youth Protection; and William Gavin of the agency which carried out the compliance audit.

Posted by kshaw at February 18, 2005 10:40 AM