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Awareness being raised to protect children from abuse

Some of the catechists and lay leaders who participated in the sessions

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With cases of neglect, physical and sexual abuse reported to the Child Care Board over the past five years, the Diocese of Bridgetown hosted an awareness session for clergy, religious, catechists and lay leaders July 5 and 6 regarding the protection of God’s children.

The session, facilitated by Tricia Syms, Episcopal Delegate of the Family Life Commission of the Archdiocese of Port of Spain and trained VIRTUS facilitator involved identifying signs of child sexual abuse and some tactics used by abusers.

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