Dear Friends in Christ,
The Archdiocese of Cincinnati and its parishes, schools and other ministries are committed to proclaiming the Gospel, forming disciples, and faithfully serving all of God’s people. To fulfill the mission of the Church, we must always do our work in an ethical manner.
To help ensure accountability, the archdiocese provides access to two third-party reporting systems, described below, that allow anonymity and confidentiality for the person making a report. Please read each of the descriptions carefully in order to choose the right reporting avenue.
I gratefully extend heartfelt appreciation for your faithful participation in our ministries. Let us continue to work together to become ever-better stewards in the Lord.
Sincerely yours in Christ,
Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr
Archbishop of Cincinnati
Consistent with the Holy Father’s apostolic letter Vos estis lux mundi (“You are the light of the world”), the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has introduced a system for reporting any bishop who has:
CBAR is operated by Convercent, Inc., an independent third-party entity, through a secure, confidential, and professional platform. This is for reporting of bishops only – reports on other clerics or any lay employee or volunteer should be made via EthicsPoint.
To make a report:
EthicsPoint is a third-party reporting system operated by Navex Global, Inc., that enables anyone to report concerns regarding financial, professional, child protection, or personal misconduct on the part of any employee or volunteer of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati or any of its parishes, schools or ministries.
The person reporting concerns can either identify her/himself or remain anonymous. Categories of reports are:
To make a report: