Review calls for Catholic Church safeguarding revamp

BBC News

June 15, 2019

The Catholic Church in Scotland needs to revamp its measures for protecting young and vulnerable people, an independent review has concluded.

The review said a better resourced and independent safeguarding service was a “crucial step to promote transparency and restore credibility”.

Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke, who led the review, said a “a good start has been made” by the Catholic Church.

But she said cultural change was still needed within the organisation.

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