If you wish to report a case of sexual misconduct please contact the Bishop’s Delegate as indicated below:
The Bishops of Canada launched a national service for reporting situations of sexual abuse committed or covered-up by a Bishop:
In accordance with Canon 7 of the Code of Canon Law, Bishop Crosby promulgated the revised Protocol and Policy for Cases of Alleged Sexual Misconduct in the Diocese of Hamilton.
This new protocol will aid the Diocese in the continuing task of safeguarding vulnerable individuals and responding swiftly and appropriately to allegations of sexual misconduct in the Diocese of Hamilton.
The revised protocol has taken effect on May 31, 2017 and revised on May 31, 2021, without prejudice to the prescripts of Canon 8.2 of the Code of Canon Law.
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Persons: A Sacred Trust [PDF Brochure]
Keeping our parishes safe for all!
“For I was hungry and you gave me food,
I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink,
I was a stranger and you welcomed me,
I was naked and you gave me clothing,
I was sick and you took care of me,
I was in prison and you visited me.”
(Matt. 25: 36-37)
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