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Global Safeguarding

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The sexual abuse of children and vulnerable adults within the Catholic Church and other religious communities is a decades-long crisis that has led to immense suffering around the world. These resources provide ethical and theological reflection on the theory and practice of safeguarding vulnerable populations from sexual abuse in religious and faith-based settings.

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Gerard J. McGlone

Senior Research Fellow

Project Spotlight

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Towards a Global Culture of Safeguarding

The Global Culture of Safeguarding project considers how a culture of safeguarding could lift up the voices of the survivors of sexual abuse, bring in female perspectives, and incorporate theological and ethical reflection on the abuse of power and the problem of evil.

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Book November 1, 2023

Precarious: A Survivor of Clerical Abuse Remembers - Foreword

This book tells the story of how Patrick C. Goujon, S.J., learned to survive the shock of the revelation of his childhood abuse and to live as a believer. Senior Research Fellow Gerard J. McGlone, S.J., contributed the foreword.

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