It is the intent of the Diocese that a background check is completed and approved prior to the hiring or utilization of any individual working in an environment engaging children or vulnerable adults. Confidentiality will be maintained throughout the process.
USCCB Promise to Protect BrochureThe lay National Review Board was established in 2002. Comprised of lay men and woman it collaborates with the USCCB in preventing sexual abuse of minors by persons in service of the Church. Its responsibilities include advising, consulting, and offering recommendations to the bishops in matters of child and youth protection. USCCB Promise to Protect Brochure
Diocese of Boise BrochureIf you have questions, concerns or are unsure about making a complaint, please contact the Diocese of Boise, Director of Child, Youth and Adult Protection and Chancellor Mr. Mark Raper at (208) 342-1311 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Are You A Victim? (English Brochure)(Spanish Brochure)
Credibly AccusedThe following clergy have had credible allegations of engaging in or perpetrating child sexual abuse while working in or associated with the Diocese of Boise since the 1950s. Credibly Accused
Diocesean Review BoardMembers of the Diocesan Review Board for Sexual Misconduct Chair and Co-Chair: Bryan Taylor Board Members: Kathleen Curtis, LMSW Deacon Michael Eisenbeiss, PhD Scott Curtis, MSW Rev. Caleb Vogel Ex-Officio Members Stanley Welsh
Child Abuse Prevention ArticleThe Diocese works to educate both adults, and children in age appropriate ways, about the reality and danger of abuse in our society. We are continually seeking to improve our education methods and materials, which we must report to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) each year in an annual audit of diocesan Safe Environment programs around the country. Full Child Abuse Prevention Article
Resources for ParentsAbbreviations Internet Safey Symbols
Grooming BehaviorsGrooming Behaviors (PDF)
Background Checks Using CICS
Criminal Background Check Authorization Form for all Clergy, Diocesan and Parish Employees, and Volunteers.
Diocesan Pastoral Center
FAX: (208) 342-0224
1501 S. FEDERAL WAY, SUITE 400, BOISE, ID 83705