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The Future of the Catholic Church After the Scandals of 2018

  • Dominican House of Studies 487 Michigan Avenue Northeast Washington, DC, 20017 United States (map)

Dominican House of Studies

Aquin Hall


In the aftermath of the revelations about Theodore McCarrick, this symposium will foster a discussion on the true nature of this crisis in the Church, and how it might be addressed honestly and forthrightly. Speakers include Mary Eberstadt, Fr. Thomas Berg, Ashley McGuire, Dr. Robert Royal, Catholic University President John Garvey, and Dr. John Haldane. 


10:30am:         Dr. John Haldane , Professor of Philosophy, University of St. Andrew’s (Scotland) & Baylor University

11:15am :        Response by John Garvey, President, The Catholic University of America

-- Break for Lunch --

1:00 PM:         Mary Eberstadt, Senior Research Fellow at the Faith & Reason Institute

2:00 PM:         Break

2:30 PM:         Fr. Thomas Berg, Vice Rector, St. Joseph’s Seminary (Dunwoodie, NY)

3:30 PM:         Break

3:45 PM:         Panel Discussion: Ashley McGuire, Senior Fellow, The Catholic Association. Dr.                         Robert Royal, President, Faith and Reason Institute. R. R. Reno, Editor, First                            Things Magazine. Fr. Dominic Legge, OP, Director, The Thomistic Institute

5:35pm         All are invited for Vespers at the Dominican House of Studies

Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and First Things Magazine. 

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