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The Diocese of Ohio is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion represented in the United States by The Episcopal Church.

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Safe Church

The obligation to seek and serve Christ in all persons and to respect the dignity of every human being is binding for all the baptized.

The authority with which leaders — ordained persons, adults who minister with minors (children and youth), youth in leadership roles, and adults who minister with vulnerable humans — are entrusted, creates an inherent power imbalance in the pastoral relationship. This power imbalance derives from the leadership role and, in the case of clergy, the symbolic authority of an ordained person. Christian leadership is intended to provide occasions for guidance and grace, and its abuse is always and unequivocally wrong.

The Safe Church program encompasses three main components:

  • Training for individuals in the prevention of children and youth from abuse
  • Policies to protect children and youth from abuse adapted at each parish
  • Diocesan-wide polices to protect children and youth from abuse

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