Click on the links for the following letters which outline the Diocese of Cleveland’s response to the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church.


Bishop Perez’s November 2018 Letter
to the Faithful of the Diocese

Frequently Asked Questions regarding
sexual abuse allegations in the Diocese of Cleveland

Child Protection

Information regarding the Diocese of Cleveland’s policy on Child Protection can be found by clicking the orange logo above.

All who intend to work or volunteer in a capacity where children are present in any of the Diocese of Cleveland parishes, schools or institutions must attend a VIRTUS® Child Awareness session, have a clear background check and stay current with the ongoing online training bulletins. Questions about registering or attending a VIRTUS® Child Awareness session can be directed to Vince Roman in the Lifeteen/Edge Office.
Registration for the live training sessions can be found here: