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Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis

The horrific moral, human, and spiritual costs of the clergy sexual abuse crisis are undermining faith and destroying trust in the Catholic Church. This series of dialogues has brought together survivors, theologians, journalists, parishioners, and leaders in efforts to address sexual abuse and discuss what must now be done to protect the vulnerable, hold leaders accountable, and begin to reform, renew, and heal the Church.

Events

Panelists of the June 14, 2019 Public Dialogue on "Lay Leadership for a Wounded Church and Divided Nation."
Jun
14
2019

Lay Leadership for a Wounded Church and Divided Nation

This Public Dialogue focused on the often-overlooked costs of the clergy sexual abuse crisis on the Catholic Church’s credibility and impact on public life in the United States, asking how we can repair the Catholic community’s capacity to defend human life and dignity and pursue justice and peace…

Videos

How Law and Lawyers Help Hide and Uncover the Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis (Video)

April 9, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

A Path Forward: Conversation and Dialogue on Clerical Sexual Abuse (Video)

March 24, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 55 minutes

Civil Dialogue in a Divided Nation: Lay Leadership in a Broken Church (Video)

February 8, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 7 minutes