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April 8, 2022

Co-Sponsored by: The Harvard Catholic Center, The Human Flourishing Program at Harvard, & the John LaFarge Jesuit Community

The Harvard Catholic Forum, The Harvard Catholic Center, The Human Flourishing Program at Harvard, and the John LaFarge Jesuit Community invite you to a very important conversation happening on April 8, 2022. This day marks the National Day of Child Sexual Abuse Prevention and we are hosting three speakers to lead a discussion entitled “Preventing Abuse and Healing the Church: 20 Years After Spotlight.”

Rev. Hans Zollner, S.J., Director, Institute of Anthropology, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome; Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors; leading expert in the worldwide Church on child abuse prevention.

Dr. Jennifer Wortham, Research Associate in the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard's Institute for Quantitative Social Science; Chair, Global Collaborative for Protection and Healing of Child Dignity.

Mark J. Williams, MSW, clergy abuse survivor; active in ministries focused on healing and prevention of child abuse; special advisor to Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, Archdiocese of Newark.

This event is made possible through the support of grant #62372 from the John Templeton Foundation, “In Lumine: Promoting the Catholic Intellectual Tradition on Campuses Nationwide.” The opinions expressed in this event are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the John Templeton Foundation.

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