Crisis in the Catholic Church: The Unexplored Effects of Sexual Misconduct

University Hall, West 105
7:00 pm

Gwynedd Mercy University is hosting the next installation of its Campus Conversations Series entitled “Crisis in the Catholic Church: The Unexplored Effects of Sexual Misconduct.”  

The upcoming panel discussion will build upon the previous Campus Conversation entitled, “Crisis in the Catholic Church: Reflections on the Past, Present, and Future,” by further exploring the effects of the sexual misconduct within the Catholic Church and how these effects are shaping our world today. 

The panel moderator is GMercyU’s Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Patrick McGrain, PhD, who will be leading the panel discussion featuring various experts including: 

  • Janis Chakars, PhD, Associate Professor of Communications and Digital Media at Neumann University 
  • John Collins, CSsR, St. Alfonso Retreat House, Former Chaplain of Gwynedd Mercy University 
  • Janice Nuss, MSW, LCSW, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Gwynedd Mercy University 
  • Jennifer Wade, PhD, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Gwynedd Mercy University 


The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 215-646-7300, ext. 21599.