“See that you do not despise one of these little ones,* for I say to you that their angels in heaven always look upon the face of my heavenly Father”.
“…Everything possible must be done to rid the Church of the scourge of the sexual abuse of minors and to open pathways of reconciliation and healing for those who were abused”.
- ~Pope Francis, Homily during Mass with clergy sex abuse victims, July 7, 2014
The Diocese encourages anyone who has been harmed by any member of the clergy to contact Nancy Hoey, the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator, at (573)694-3199.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. View the USCCB’s Video below.
Program Documents and Instructions
Diocesan Policy on Handling Abuse Reports (English)
Virtus Training Registration click Virtus Online.
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