Conflicts of Interest
Church personnel should avoid situations in which their church roles conflict or give the appearance of conflicting with their professional, personal, or financial interests.
|8.1||For purposes of this Code, the term "conflict of interest" is applicable when an employee's or volunteer's business, firm or corporation is in a position to benefit financially from his or her dealings with the church.|
|8.2||Church personnel shall disclose to supervisors all relevant factors that could create a conflict of interest.
|8.3||Church personnel shall inform all parties when an actual or potential conflict of interest arises. Resolutions of the issues must protect the person receiving services.|
|8.4||Instances of actual or potential conflicts of interest must be reported to the supervisor or to the appropriate Archdiocesan authority.|