“The Catholic Church in Scotland is concerned with the lives, safety, wholeness and well-being of each individual person within God’s purpose for everyone.
It seeks to safeguard the welfare of people of all ages who are involved in whatever capacity with the Church and its organisations.
As a Church community, we accept that it is the responsibility of all of us, ordained, professed, paid and voluntary members, to work together to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect of children, young people and vulnerable adults.”
Policy Statement agreed by the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Links to Resources and more information:
Archdiocese of Glasgow -
Scottish Catholic Safeguarding Service -