The Catholic community in Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore – our diocese – and the Church as a whole, have worked hard to protect our precious children. We must all remain vigilant until child sexual abuse is no longer a part of society. What has the Diocese of Wilmington and the Catholic Church in the United States done to respond to sexual abuse by church personnel and protect our children? Click here for details.
For the Sake of God’s Children is a Diocese of Wilmington program focused on the continuous development of a safe environment for children in our church and school communities. It has three major components: background checks for church personnel, ethical and behavioral standards, and safe environments. Click here for details.
Mr. Michael D. Connelly is the Coordinator of Safe Environments for the Diocese of Wilmington. Click here for contact information.