Society understands that incidents of sexual misconduct by priests and other diocesan employees is the cause of severe spiritual and emotional harm. The Diocese of Oakland is committed to addressing this problem, not only as an employer, but also as the bearer of the Gospel message of reconciliation and healing.
The following policies, procedures and resources are meant to inform and facilitate the reporting process.
For further reference, please see:
* Published by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Anyone wishing to report any allegation of sexual misconduct by any Clergy or Diocesan employee should contact Local Law Enforcement and:
Rev. Robert M. Herbst, OFM Conv
Interim Victims Assistance Coordinator
Diocese of Oakland
2121 Harrison St., Suite 100
Oakland, California 94612-3778
Or contact a survivor at: