Providing education
for the prevention of child sexual abuse


The Centre for Child Protection (CCP) of the Pontifical Gregorian University is dedicated to providing educational resources—both basic training and specialized formation—for people working in the field of safeguarding minors.

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"When I, as an abuse survivor, encounter Jesus’s passion as I worship at Mass, I do so through the very same mental faculty through which I harbor the memories that are a source of my own passion." Insightful theological reflection by @DawnofMercy #DTFA

Consequently, a change of mentality is needed to combat a defensive and reactive approach to protecting the institution and to pursue, wholeheartedly and decisively, the good of the community by giving priority to the victims of abuse in every sense.

Pope Francis, 24 February 2019