- Feb 23, 2020
Almost 200 people filled the Driscoll Hall Auditorium on Villanova University’s campus Jan. 29 looking to deepen their understanding about global perspectives on the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church.
Since the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church broke open in 2002 in the United States and intensified globally last year, responses to it have focused on legal matters and administrative reforms.
In the technology support department at the Vatican Museums, Villanova University student Justin Myers is spending a semester creating virtual tours of galleries, part of a larger project to make the museums accessible to everyone.
Theologian Massimo Faggioli spoke to Crux about the recent move by the Vatican to postpone a vote by the U.S. bishops on updated sex abuse norms.
As the U.S. bishops prepare to meet in Baltimore from November 12-15, a number of groups are accepting their invitation for laity to assume a primary role.
An open letter to the U.S. bishops asks that at their Nov. 12-14 fall general meeting in Baltimore, they make it mandatory for bishops to become reporters of suspected sexual abuse.