PREVENTING ABUSE AND HEALING THE CHURCH: 20 YEARS AFTER SPOTLIGHT
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 lecture is made possible through the support of grant #62372 from the John Templeton Foundation, “In Lumine: Promoting the Catholic Intellectual Tradition on Campuses Nationwide”