16 Sep 2012

16th September 2012 - Audit of Limerick Diocese by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church.

On this weeks programme we are joined by Fr Tony Mullins (Limerick Diocesan Administrator) and Mr Ger Crowley (Director/Designated person for Safeguarding children in the Diocese) to discuss the publication of the audit of policies and procedures for Safeguarding Children in Limerick Diocese which was conducted by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland.

This weeks podcast is available HERE.

Audit of Limerick Diocese by NBSCCCI



Lorraine and John discuss the report of the audit conducted on the diocese of Limerick  with Ger Crowley and Fr Tony Mullins this morning looking at why the report was needed, reviewing the areas where Limerick diocese was not in full compliance in 4 out of 48 areas and how they are being addressed, discussing the issue of the number of allegations against priests serving in Limerick diocese since 1975. They also go through the policies and procedures that are currently in place through out the diocese and where people can get more information.  

Links for further information:

National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland

Limerick Diocese website with report and statements from Limerick diocese including letter from F Tony Mullins which was read at Masses on the weekend of September 9th 2012

Limerick Diocese Safeguarding procedures and policies information