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Summary of Child Protection Efforts

The following are the highlights of the child protection efforts that have been put into place by the Archdiocese of New York, as of December 2013:

Annual Audit Results

Each year, Archdiocese of New York undergoes an audit, to determine our compliance with the Bishops' Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.  This audit is consulted by outside auditors, under the supervision of an independent National Review Board established by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.  In November 2013, the Archdiocese was found to be full compliance with the Charter -- our ninth consecutive finding of full compliance

Statistical Summary of Efforts to Date

Since the start of the program in 2003, the following protective steps have been taken:

Future Initiatives Planned

To maintain the effectiveness of the program, we are taking the following steps for the future:

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