Safeguarding

The Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service (CSAS) is the national agency for driving and supporting improvements in safeguarding practice within the Catholic Church in England and Wales. The Church has also set up a Council to assist the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA).

IICSA

The Catholic Church in England and Wales welcomes the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) and has set up a council to assist the inquiry in its deliberations. More.

Former Child Migrants and Access to Records

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales have made a sincere apology to former child migrants. The Catholic Council and the organisations it represents are committed to learning from the past and taking all appropriate steps in the future to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation. Download the full apology.

CSAS

In this section, you will find information links and guidance from the Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service (CSAS). It’s primary role is to co-ordinate, advise and support the wider job of safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. CSAS reports to the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission. More.

Council to assist Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has welcomed the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse and has set up a council to assist the inquiry in its deliberations.

Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service

The Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service is responsible for driving and supporting improvements in practice throughout the Catholic Church in England and Wales.