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Statement of Bishop Ronald A. Hicks on the Illinois Attorney General’s Report on Catholic Clergy Sexual Abuse of Minors Read the Diocese of Joliet’s response

Mission Statement

The safety and protection of children, and the fair and compassionate treatment of those who report abuse, will remain paramount factors in our actions.

The bishops of the Illinois dioceses stand ready to collaborate with all agencies and organizations in Illinois that care for and educate children in establishing effective policies and practices for child safety, confident we can learn from each other.