Kresta in the Afternoon – July 22, 2020 – Hour 1

+  Adult abuse case indicates mishandling across Church jurisdictions

  • Description: A priest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Fr Kevin McGoldrick, is quietly seeking voluntary laicization after that archdiocese investigated a claim he sexually assaulted a young woman who had been in his spiritual charge The Catholic Herald newspaper has obtained significant documentation corroborating the victim’s claims and raising concerns about the handling of the matter in several Church jurisdictions. Rome Bureau Chief Chris Altieri joins us.
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    • Chris Altieri
      Chris Altieri is Rome Bureau Chief for the Catholic Herald. He spent more than a dozen years on the news desk at Vatican radio and holds a PhD from the Pontifical Gregorian University. He’s the author of Into the Storm: Chronicle of a Year in Crisis as well as The Soul of a Nation: America as a Tradition of Inquiry and Nationhood
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+  Understanding Clerical Sexual Misconduct

  • Description: In 2018, as accounts of clerical sexual misconduct in Chile, Honduras, and the United States roiled the Catholic Church, an international meeting of Catholic experts in Law, pastoral care, philosophy, psychology, and other disciplines was convened to study the incidence of clerical sexual abuse of males. We’ll look over them with Ron Rychlak.
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    • Dr. Ron Rychlak
      Ron Rychlak is Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Mississippi. He holds the Jamie L Witten Chair in Law and Government and is the Faculty Athletics advisor. He’s the co-author of Clerical Sexual Misconduct: An Interdisciplinary Analysis
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    • Clerical Sexual Misconduct: An Interdisciplinary Analysis

      In 2018, as accounts of clerical sexual misconduct in Chile, Honduras, and the United States roiled the Catholic Church, an international meeting of experts in journalism, law, pastoral care, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology, was convened to study the incidence of clerical sexual abuse of males. Under the skilled editorship of Jane F. Adolphe and Ronald J. Rychlak, Clerical Sexual Misconduct: An Interdisciplinary Analysis is the result of that meeting and the incisive, insightful studies which it generated. (learn more)

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