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Fr. Hans Zollner.

Safeguarding expert to lead Rome’s new anthropology institute

Jul 2, 2021

By CNA Staff

Fr. Hans Zollner S.J. will serve as director of the institute at the Pontifical Gregorian University. Read more

Fr. Hans Zollner, S.J.

Safeguarding expert: Guidelines are ‘in vain’ if not upheld by Church powers

Apr 30, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Fr. Hans Zollner, S.J, explains why Rome’s Center for Child Protection is becoming an anthropology institute. Read more

The Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, which will offer a diploma course in minor protection in 2016.

Rome’s Center for Child Protection to become Institute of Anthropology

Apr 27, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The center was founded in 2012 to provide internet-based training to Catholics anywhere in the world Read more

Expert 'shocked' at lack of awareness about online abuse

Oct 9, 2017

By Elise Harris

At the close of a Rome conference on child protection online, a leading expert in the field said that while... Read more

Religious, secular experts unite in call to protect child safety online

Oct 6, 2017

By Elise Harris

In a joint declaration on the need to protect youth on the internet, leaders and experts from various fields stressed... Read more

Internet porn is the 'neon colosseum' of the digital age, expert says

Oct 4, 2017

By Elise Harris

It's well-known that in ancient Rome hundreds of thousands of people would to pile into the stacked layers of stone... Read more

Cardinal Parolin: When protecting kids in the digital world, don't forget the peripheries

Oct 3, 2017

By Elise Harris

In the keynote speech at a conference on protecting children in the digital world, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro... Read more


First-of-its-kind congress leads global conversation on digital sexual child abuse

Sep 30, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

A global congress to be held in Rome next week will focus on how to protect children in the digital... Read more

Rome conference to address safeguarding children online

May 31, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

An international congress in Rome this autumn will bring together experts to focus on the problem of online sexual abuse... Read more