Archdiocesan Code of Ethics
Church personnel shall exhibit the highest Christian ethical standards and personal integrity.
Church personnel shall conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with the discipline, norms and teachings of the Catholic Church.
Church personnel shall not take advantage of a counseling, supervisory and/or authoritative relationship for their own benefit.
Church personnel shall not abuse or neglect a minor.
Church personnel shall share concerns about suspicious or inappropriate behavior with their supervisor, superior, or the Director of the Office of Child & Youth Protection.
Church personnel shall adhere to the requirements of the law of the State of New Jersey and the Memorandum of Understanding, described in Section VI.D. of the Policies on Professional and Ministerial Conduct, regarding the reporting of any suspected abuse of a minor.
Church personnel shall accept their personal responsibility in the protection of minors from all forms of abuse.