Protection of Children

The Office for Protection of Children supports the safety and protection of children and those who work with them in all Archdiocesan programs and activities.


Employee/Volunteer MaterialsOther Archdiocesan Resources/Information
Virtus Registration Assistance/HelpArchdiocese announces settlement agreements 8/28/13
Policy for the Protection of Minors: June 30, 2015Assistance for Victims of Sexual Abuse
Standards of Conduct: Revised March 10, 2010
(includes Code of Ethical Standards)
Asistencia Para Victimas De Abuso Sexual
Archdiocese of Dubuque - Sexual Misconduct Policy (1993)Prevention Efforts
Arquidiócesis de Dubuque - Reglamento de Conducta Sexual (1993)Table of Accused Priests Jan. 12, 2016
Background Check Forms PacketLawsuits Settled - April 10, 2008
Insurance Fund Explained - March 3, 2006
Archbishop’s Letter - June 10, 2003
Public Apology of Archbishop Jerome Hanus O.S.B. - April 10, 2008

National Resources/Information