US Bishops Approve Revisions to Charter for Protection of Children
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) on June 14, 2018, approved several action items today at their Spring General Assembly taking place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The full body of bishops voted to approve the revised Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People by a vote of 185-5-1. The revisions are a culmination of work by the USCCB Committee on the Protection of Children and Young People, the National Review Board, the Committee on Canonical Affairs and Church Governance, General Counsel, and the Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations. The revisions seek to build upon the work of dioceses in