The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors [PCPM], in collaboration with the Centre for Child Protection of the Pontifical Gregorian University, is hosting a global seminar on safeguarding and education, with a particular focus on Latin America.
Guest speakers from Argentina, Colombia and Mexico will be joined by experts from Australia and Italy to share their experience of promoting a culture of safeguarding in Catholic schools, institutions and communities.
A round table discussion with the participation of experts from the Pontifical Gregorian University; the Pontifical Salesian University; and the Pontifical Faculty for Education Science Auxilium will address the urgent need for research in this area.
Participants will also hear from the Under-Secretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education will also address the seminar and take part in discussions.
The event will take place in the Aula Magna of the University on 23 March 2017, and will be chaired by Cardinal Seán O’Malley, OFM Cap, and President of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.