Msgr. Charles Kelly Faith Formation Forum - Upcoming Events


Dr. Massimo Faggioli

The Abuse Crisis and the State of the Catholic Church Today

Saturday, January 19, 2018 | 10:00 am


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.

Dr. Massimo Faggioli, a married lay Roman Catholic, is a full professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University in Philadelphia.  he worked in the "John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies" in Bologna between 1996-2008, and was co-chair of the study group "Vatican II Studies" for the American Academy of Religion between 2012 and 2017.  he has a column in La Croix International, and is a contributing writer for Commonweal magazine and for the Italian magazine Il Regno.  His books and articles have been published in eight languages.  His most recent publications include the books: A Council for the Global Church: Receiving Vatican II in History, The Rising Laity: Ecclesial Movements since Vatican II, Catholicism and Citizenship: Political Cultures of the Church in the Twenty-First Century.

There is no charge for this event, but registration is required. 

Click here to register online or call the Parish Office: 804-740-4044.


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