“The Abuse crisis and the state of the catholic church today”
Friday, January 18, 2018
The year 2018 has inaugurated a new phase in the clerical abuse crisis. What does this crisis mean for the global Church? And for the US Catholic Church? Join us for this presentation which will introduce some of the institutional and theological issues at the heart of the present moment.
If you can recall, Massimo was with us in 2015 with Fr. Thomas Reese, SJ as they spoke about Pope Francis and the "Francis Effect" during our Inaugural year of the Bishop Keane Institute. Photos from that event can be viewed here.
Get your tickets now to see Dr. Massimo Faggioli as he returns to Hampton on January 18th at 7:30 PM.
Listen to the audio recording of the lecture below:
Massimo Faggioli is full professor the department of theology and religious studies at Villanova University (Philadelphia) and contributing writer to Commonweal magazine. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Turin in 2002 and moved to the US in 2008, where he was visiting fellow at the Jesuit Institute at Boston College between 2008 and 2009. He was assistant professor of Theology at the University of St. Thomas where he was also director of the Institute for Catholicism and Citizenship. His publications include Vatican II: The Battle for Meaning (Paulist 2012), True Reform: Liturgy and Ecclesiology in Sacrosanctum Concilium (Liturgical, 2012), Sorting Out Catholicism. Brief History of the New Ecclesial Movements (Liturgical, 2014), and Pope Francis: Tradition in Transition (Paulist, 2015).