Diocese launches victim compensation program


The Diocese of San Bernardino has joined five other California dioceses in establishing a new Independent Compensation Program (ICP) for Victim-Survivors of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Priests. In a statement, Bishop Gerald Barnes said the ICP builds on efforts of the Diocese to bring healing to victims and acknowledge responsibility for past failures to protect minors from abuse.

Bishop Gerald Barnes Statement on ICP (Bilingual)
ICP Media Release
ICP Frequently Asked Questions
Bishop Gerald Barnes Video Message (English)
Bishop Gerald Barnes Video Message (Spanish)