Guest Host: Steve Roberts

A panel talks about revelations of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests and the failure of the hierarchy to address the problem properly, sparking a new round of conversations among American Catholics about the health of their faith communities.

Guests

  • Eugene Kennedy professor of psychology at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois and author of "The Unhealed Wound: The Church and Human Sexuality" (St. Martin's Press)
  • Dolores Leckey senior fellow at Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University
  • Father Bill Byron Holy Trinity Church in Washington, DC and former president of Catholic University

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