The Archdiocese of Agaña joins partners in the government, military and private sectors in observing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Archbishop Michael Byrnes was among officials at the proclamation signing and legislative resolution presentation Tuesday, April 3 at Guam Community College’s Multi-purpose Auditorium. Our archdiocese has been a longtime member of the Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence.
Archbishop Byrnes receives Visionary Voice Award
Archbishop Byrnes was named recipient of the Coalition’s Visionary Voice Award for 2018 for his leadership in major improvements the archdiocese has made to its sexual abuse policy and the safeguarding of its children. In brief remarks, the archbishop gave credit to others in the Church, including the many people who are part of the archdiocese’s online and live training on the protection of children.
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