Child Safeguarding Statement of the Irish Capuchin Franciscan Province (2018)
We are pleased to publish the Child Safeguarding Statement of the Irish Capuchin Franciscan Province (2018). This statement has been prepared to comply with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015.
As a constituent member of the Catholic Church in Ireland, we, the Capuchin Franciscan Friars, recognise and uphold the dignity and rights of all children, are committed to ensuring their safety and well-being and will work in partnership with parents/ guardians to do this. We recognise each child as a gift from God, and we value and encourage the participation of children in all activities that enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional, intellectual and social development.
You can read the full statement by clicking the following link: