The Catholic Church and the Catastrophe of Clergy Sexual Abuse

Tuesday, October 9th 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Jesuit School of Theology, 1735 Le Roy Avenue Berkeley, CA 94709

In JST's Loyola Boardroom, view livestream broadcast of Santa Clara University's Panel Presentation at the De Saisset Museum. JST Dean Kevin O'Brien will serve on the panel.


*Fr. Brendan McGuire will address the crisis from the perspective of his own experience as a victim of clergy sexual abuse and as an administrative leader in the Diocese of San Jose.

*Psychologist Thomas Plante has written on the issue for decades and will explore causative factors and steps of reform.

*Theologian Sally Vance Trembath will address the topic of needed changes to the internal structures of the Catholic Church.

*Jesuit Kevin O’Brien, dean, SCU Jesuit School of Theology, will explore changes in seminaries and in ministry in the church.

Co-sponsors: Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education and SCU Campus Ministry

Event hashtag: #clergyabuse