Protecting Our Children & Youth



Our diocese conforms to yearly audits recommended by the Conference of Catholic Bishops to insure that all Catholic Dioceses and institutions in the United States are in compliance with the Dallas Charter. Our diocese has been in full compliance and has passed all audits since 2004.




Statement Regarding Chaldean Church Worker Found Guilty of Child Sexual Abuse | August 29, 2019

News: Bishop’s Annual Message Regarding the Protection of Children | July 31, 2019

News: Bp. Francis Kalabat Meets with Fellow Bishops for USCCB 2019 Spring General Assembly to Discuss Abuse Crisis

Michigan Child Protection Law (English | Arabic)

USCCB Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People