Meeting of the Episcopal Conference Presidents on the Protection of Minors, 21-24 February 2019

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In view of the meeting on the protection of minors that will take place in Rome, 21-24 February 2019, a special website was developed to provide comprehensive information for the participants and the general public: (please note the website is available in English and Italian only). The website includes information such as the daily program, presentations, participants, official documents, Church law and a detailed timeline of international activities.

For members of the media, a Digital Press Kit is accessible in English and French through the following links:

English (updated 21 February)
French: (mis à jour le 21 février)

Furthermore, a live-stream press conference will be held daily at 13:30 (local time in Rome) through Vatican Media's English and French YouTube channels:


The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) will be represented at the meeting by the Most Reverend Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil and President of the CCCB.

Last Updated on Thursday, February 21 2019  
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