What's New

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will celebrate a Mass of Hope and Healing for survivors...
Bishop Anthony B. Taylor released the following update, Feb. 8, 2019, following...

Calendar of Events

April 19, 2020
2020 Mass for Hope and Healing
St. John Catholic Center

How to Report Abuse of Minors

Call State Hotline for Crimes Against Children

The Diocese of Little Rock is committed to protecting children and young people. If you are aware of abuse or have been abused by clerics, Church workers or volunteers, please call the State of Arkansas Hotline for Crimes Against Children at (800) 482-5964. Then after reporting it to the state, please e-mail Deacon Matthew Glover, chancellor for canonical affairs, or call him at (501) 664-0340, ext. 361. Then for victim assistance, e-mail Laura Gottsponer, LCSW, victim assistance coordinator, or call her at (501) 664-0340, ext. 425.


Report by Mail

If you prefer to report abuse to the diocese by mail, please send a letter to Laura Gottsponer, LCSW, victim assistance coordinator. Or address your letter to Deacon Matthew Glover, chancellor for canonical affairs. See addresses below.

Laura Gottsponer, LCSW

Victim Assistance Coordinator
Diocese of Little Rock
P.O. Box 7565
Little Rock, AR 72217-7565

Deacon Matthew Glover

Chancellor for Canonical Affairs
Diocese of Little Rock
P.O. Box 7565
Little Rock, AR 72217-7565


Victim Assistance

For pastoral assistance, please e-mail or call the victim assistance coordinator, Laura Gottsponer, LCSW, at (501) 664-0340, ext. 425. For more information, visit the Diocese of Little Rock Safe Environment Program or the U.S. Bishops' Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.


Arkansas Clergy Disclosure List

Click the button above to see the list of those clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors. This list is being published as part of the Diocese of Little Rock’s ongoing commitment to transparency and to encourage persons sexually abused by clergy or by anyone working on behalf of the Church to come forward.


What's New

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will celebrate a Mass of Hope and Healing for survivors...
Bishop Anthony B. Taylor released the following update, Feb. 8, 2019, following...

Calendar of Events

April 19, 2020
2020 Mass for Hope and Healing
St. John Catholic Center