Community Notification Statements

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Safe Environment Training
The Diocese of Phoenix is committed to protecting all children and young people by offering several abuse prevention educational sessions.
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USCCB Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
The Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People is a comprehensive set of procedures established by the USCCB in June 2002 for addressing allegations of sexual abuse of minors by Catholic clergy. The Charter also includes guidelines for reconciliation, healing, accountability, and prevention of future acts of abuse.
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When a criminal charge involving a minor is filed or a credible accusation against a member of the Church concerning a minor is established, the Diocese of Phoenix immediately alerts the public through a Community Notification Statement on its website.

List of Diocese of Phoenix priests and deacons who have been laicized and/or removed from ministry due to sexual misconduct with a minor.

List of Diocese of Phoenix Priests and Deacons who have been accused of sexual misconduct with a minor and have a Canonical case in process.

List of priests of religious communities who have served in the Diocese of Phoenix and have been laicized and/or removed from ministry by their communities due to sexual misconduct with a minor.

List of priests from other dioceses who may no longer serve in the Diocese of Phoenix due to an accusation of sexual misconduct with a minor.

The Diocese of Phoenix was officially established on December 2, 1969 – prior to that establishment the parishes, schools and other institutions were part of either the Diocese of Tucson or the Diocese of Gallup. Any credible allegation of abuse that occurred prior to the December 2, 1969 date is coordinated by the Diocese in which the abuse occurred. Please see the links below for credible allegations in the Diocese of Gallup and the Diocese of Tucson:

Clergy who were assigned to Parishes, schools and institutions in Mohave, Coconino, Yavapai, Navajo and Apache Counties prior to December 2, 1969:
http://www.dioceseofgallup.org/credibly-accused

Clergy who were assigned to Parishes, schools and institutions in Maricopa County prior to December 2, 1969:
https://www.diocesetucson.org/cms.diocesetucson/index.php?id=44