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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

A Leadership Conversation on the Abuse Crisis

This conversation was jointly hosted by the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life and Leadership Roundtable and was a follow up to the Initiative’s Convening on Lay Leadership for a Wounded Church and Divided Nation, held June 4-5, 2019 at Georgetown University. A report on the…

Videos

Where Are We Now? Where Do We Need To Go? (Video)

November 4, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

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