Press Release

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Child Protection – Interim Policy

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Communications Office June 2003   Child Protection Interim Policy of the Diocese of Ferns An interim Policy Statement regarding child protection and a Code of Conduct for clergy, staff and volunteers has been launched in the Churches of the Diocese of Ferns this weekend. The policy is part of an overall response being implemented within […]

Catholic Bishops launch new Child Protection Website

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Communications Office October 13, 2004 Catholic Bishops launch new Child Protection Website The Child Protection Office (CPO) of the Irish Bishops’ Conference today launches its website The website provides resource and contact information for anyone working with children in a parish setting or for anyone who might have a child protection concern. Welcoming the […]

Child Protection Committee (September 2005)

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Communications Office September 2005   Child Protection Committee New Beginnings In Ferns Diocese   In October 2002 a three day diocesan seminar was held in Dundrum House Hotel. The aim of these days was to plan for the future of the Following a few inputs and much discussion, priests volunteered to be part of a […]

Statement by Bishop Éamonn Walsh

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Communications Office 25 October 2005 Statement of Bishop Éamonn Walsh The publication of the Ferns Report brings to a conclusion the comprehensive work of Mr. Justice Frank Murphy and his Team. In welcoming and accepting the findings of the Report I would, on behalf of the Diocese, like to acknowledge their painstaking and dedicated work, […]