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Link to Episcopal site of professional conduct - Protection
Child Protection Policy and procedures –‘Safeguarding our Children’ - Download the PDF file
A Culture of Integrity in Ministry. The Conference document 'Integrity in Ministry' seeks to establish standards of professional behaviour derived for the values of the Gospel, as well as the professional principles of transparency and accountability for Religious, Clerics and lay Church workers.
Download 'Integrity on Ministry' here.
Document status: This document is approved for use 'ad experimentum'.
Documents relating to a sexual abuse of Minors:
"Protocol for the investigation of complaints of Sexual Abuse of minors by Clerics and Religious – 2013 edition" – Download PDF here.
Document Status: Approved for use in the Territory of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference from November 2011. This edition replaces all other protocols and procedures.
"Vade Mecum for Ordinaries" – Download PDF here
Document Status: Under constant revision.
"Protocol for the preliminary investigation of sexual misconduct between adults" – Download the PDF here
Document Status: Approved for use 'ad experimentum' Currently under review.
"PROTOCOL FOR THE PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF COMPLAINTS AGAINST CLERICS AND RELIGIOUS IN REGARD TO CANONICAL OFFENCES (other than Sexual Abuse of Minors)" – Download the PDF DocumentDocument