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October 29, 2018 | What Happened? Why? What Now? Clergy Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church

Please join us for a distinguished panel of speakers who will reflect on the ongoing Catholic clergy sexual abuse crises from their particular scholarly and professional vantage points–psychology, law, theology, religious journalism, and ethics. This conversation is especially timely in light of the recently-released Pennsylvania Grand
Jury Report and a wider spate of revelations in the U.S. and around the world about clergy abuse and its concealment. By asking the questions ‘what, why, and what now?’ this event seeks to contribute to well-informed and effective responses by and from Catholics, citizens, and all who are impacted by this reality.

Monday, October 29
7:30-9:00 PM
Fordham University
Lincoln Center Campus
McNally Amphitheatre
140 West 60th St.

Speakers
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Marie Ward Doty University Chair in Ethics, Professor of Psychology, Director, Center for Ethics Education, Fordham University
David Gibson, award-winning journalist, author and filmmaker, Director, Center of Religion and Culture, Fordham University
M. Cathleen Kaveny, J.D., Ph.D., Darald and Juliet Libby Professor of Law and Theology,
Boston College
Bryan N. Massingale, S.T.D., Professor of Theological and Social Ethics, James and Nancy
Buckman Chair in Applied Christian Ethics, Fordham University

Conveners
Christine Firer Hinze, Professor of Theology and Director of the Curran Center for American Catholic Studies, and J. Patrick Hornbeck, Chair and Professor of Theology, Fordham University

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