Crisis Episode 1: 2018 Show Notes

2018 A whirlwind summer: What happened? Revelations about Cardinal McCarrick, the Pennsylvania grand jury report, accusations from a Vatican diplomat, and the perceived tensions between the Holy See and the… Read More

Crisis Episode 2: How Did We Get Here? Show Notes

Pope Paul VI and Fr. Gerald Fitzgerald, s.P. Sexual abuse by clergy of the Catholic Church is not a new problem. “How Did We Get Here?” looks at the early… Read More

Crisis Episode 3: What Caused the Crisis? Show Notes

How did the Catholic Church become a place where abusers could hide? Were men who were prone to abuse drawn to the priesthood? Crisis considers theories about the root causes… Read More

Crisis Episode 4: Survivors’ Voices

When the crisis of 2018 hit, many men and women were already dealing with trauma from their own experiences of abuse. James Grein and Teresa Pitt Green share their stories,… Read More

Crisis Episode 5: What is the Church Doing to Keep Kids Safe?

Are kids safe in the Church today? This episode explores the changes of the 2002 Dallas Charter and what can still be improved, with Courtney Chase of the Archdiocese of… Read More

Crisis Episode 6: What happens when abuse is reported?

In this episode, Karna walks listeners through the process that a clergy abuse survivor would go through today, talking with Susan Mulheron, Canonical Chancellor for the Archdiocese of St. Paul-… Read More

Bonus Content: The Survivors’ Movement

A short bit of extra content about the clergy abuse survivors’ movement: the history of LinkUp and SNAP along with the mission and current work of SNAP, with Brian Clites… Read More

Coming Soon…

Stephen White explains the upcoming podcast on clergy sex abuse (Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church) that releases its first episode on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. “The idea behind… Read More

Introducing Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church

Introducing The Catholic Project’s podcast, Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church. Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church is a podcast that tells the story of the clergy sexual abuse… Read More