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The Catholic Intellectual Tradition Series: March Session

Sex Abuse Crisis in the Catholic Church:
Reckoning, Repentance, and Renewal

March 11 – 13, 2019

Monday, March 11

Film Showing

6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Moderated by: Dr. Jack Breslin, Mass Communication
Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library

Tuesday, March 12

“Sex Abuse Crisis in the Catholic Church: Reckoning, Repentance, and Renewal”

Keynote Address
10 – 10:52 a.m.
David Gibson
Director, Center on Religion & Culture
Fordham University
Award-Winning Journalist
Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library

“Leadership, Power, and Corruption”

11 – 11:52 a.m.
Dr. Catherine Smith, Philosophy
Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library

A Prayer for Repentance and Healing

In Front of Celtic Cross
Procession to Edmund Rice Chapel

"Clerical Sin and Redemption: A Medieval Perspective"

3:30 – 4:48 p.m.
Dr. Christina Carlson, English
Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library

"Is Pedophilia the Correct Term? Ephebophilia and the Church: A History"

5 - 6:18 p.m.
Dr. James T. Carroll, History
Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library

Wednesday, March 13

“Celibacy, Purity and Holiness: Challenging the Sexual Doctrine of the Catholic Church”

12:30 – 1:48 p.m.
Dr. Teresa Delgado, Religious Studies
Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library

“The Sex Abuse Crisis & the Church: A Predatory Culture and Silent Victims. What have we learned?”

2 – 3:18 p.m.
Dr. Cathryn Lavery, Criminal Justice
Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library

“How Do We Heal?”

5 - 6:18 p.m.
Br. Kevin Griffith, Province Leader Edmund Rice Christian Brothers North America
Mary McKenna, LCSW, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP)
Dr. Alison Rivers, Counselor, Iona College Counseling Center
Moderated by: Dr. Carl Procario-Foley, Office of Mission and Ministry
End Zone, LaPenta Student Union