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East African bishops issue child protection handbook

NAIROBI (CNS): The Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa, known as AMECEA, introduced a handbook titled, Child Safeguarding— Standards and Guidelines: A Catholic Guide for Policy Development, in Nairobi, Kenya, on May 29.
 
The handbook is meant assist Church leaders develop standards to safeguard the safety of children and its release followed a May 28 to 30 child safety seminar attended by bishops, clergy, religious men and women and laypeople working in various ministries. 
 

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