Diocese publishes ‘charter’ so people reporting abuse can know what to expect

The Diocese of Truro has published a Survivor Care Charter, to give assurances to individuals who come forward to make disclosures of abuse that happened in a church context. The […]

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Independent Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse publishes full report on Anglican Church

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, IICSA, has published its overarching investigation report into the Anglican Church in England and Wales, based on the main public hearing in July […]

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Bishop Philip issues statement on safeguarding

Bishop Philip has today, Wednesday, February 5, issued a statement on safeguarding. Bishop of Truro: Statement on Safeguarding “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came […]

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Diocese carries out review into past safeguarding concerns

All Church of England priests in Cornwall have been asked to check their records to ensure that all safeguarding concerns have been reported to the appropriate authorities. They are required […]

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More than 900 reports of potential modern slavery recorded through app

Drivers using a pioneering app to gather information on modern slavery in hand car washes made more than 900 reports of potential cases over a five-month period, according to research. […]

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Synod asked to feed into diocesan Safer Recruitment policy

The last meeting of diocesan synod for 2018 took place this weekend at County Hall in Truro. Safeguarding formed the main part of the meeting with the Safer Recruitment policy […]

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Not too late to book a place on safeguarding conference

The first Bishop’s Safeguarding Conference took place this week. Two dozen people made their way to Tresmeer Village Hall, near Launceston, to talk about ways safeguarding policy and practice within […]

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A case review concerning Jeremy Dowling, his selection and employment within the Diocese of Truro

The Diocese of Truro today (May 25, 2018) published the findings of a review that looked at the selection and employment of Jeremy Dowling within the diocese. In June 2015, […]

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Ensuring that children and young people as well as adults are kept safe whilst in our care in an integral part of our diocese life.