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Reckoning and Reform: New Horizons on the Clergy Abuse Scandal
The 2019 Russo Family Lecture
March 26, 2019

Hans Zollner, S.J., President of the Centre for Child Protection at the Gregorian University in Rome, discusses the Catholic Church reform efforts and the global context of the sexual abuse crisis.

Part 1: Margaret Leland Smith and Karen Terry, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, discuss the scope of the crisis and its causes.
Reckoning and Reforming Part 1 Video
Reckoning and Reforming Part 1 Transcript
Reckoning and Reforming Part 1 PowerPoint

Part 2: Hans Zollner, S.J., President of the Centre for Child Protection at the Gregorian University in Rome, discusses the Catholic Church reform efforts and the global context of the sexual abuse crisis.
Reckoning and Reforming Part 2 Video
Reckoning and Reforming Part 2 Transcript


The Future of Women Deacons Panel

The Future of Women Deacons: Views from the Papal Commission and the American Pews
January 15, 2019

The diaconate, an early church office that included both men and women, was limited to "mature men" when it was restored by the Catholic Church as a permanent vocation in 1967. Speakers discuss the issue of women deacons past, present, and future.

Watch The Future of Women Deacons Video

Read The Future of Women Deacons Transcript


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