Programme to focus on child protection in the church


 BBC2's Newsnight will be running a special feature on child protection in the Catholic church, at 10.30pm this Thursday night. Presenter Jeremy Paxman will be interviewing Eileen Shearer, recently appointed director of COPCA (Catholic Office for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults), the Most Rev Peter Smith, the Archbishop of Cardiff and Peter Turner, child protection officer for the diocese of Westminster. For previous ICN stories and links on this subject use the search engine on the Home Page, or see: ICN 14 January 2002 Church appoints child protection specialist

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