Statement of Commitment
The Diocese of St. Petersburg remains committed to the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People adopted by the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops. All employees and persons serving in ministry who are entrusted with the care, responsibility, or superbision of children, youth, and, or bulnerable adults are required to comply with fingerprint policy for background screening. Further, the Diocese has established safe enbironment traiing programs for employees and volunteers serving in parish and school communities. Anyone who had been harmed by someone serving in ministry is encouraged to contact law enforcement, the Florida Abuse Hotling at 800- 962- 2873, or the diocesan Victim Assistance Minister at 1-866-407-4505.