The USCCB Office of Media Relations and the Canon Law Society of
America will sponsor a seminar on Canon Law for Media, May 25,
10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the USCCB, 3211 4th St., NE, Washington, DC
20017-1194. Attendance will be limited to journalists, and registration
is on a first come, first served basis.
Canon Law and the Sexual Abuse Crisis –
An Overview. Presenter: Sister Sharon Euart, RSM,
executive coordinator, Canon Law Society of America.
Canonical Trial and Other Penal Processes, Including
Administrative Procedures related to sexual abuse of a minor.
Presenter: Rev. Lawrence DiNardo, Diocese of
Canonical Penalties related to sexual
abuse of a minor – What they include, how imposed, recourse of
the accused. Presenter: Rev. John Beal, The
Catholic University of America.
Canon Law, Civil Law – Distinctions and Relationships
(includes role, training of canon lawyers ), Presenter: Rev. Kevin McKenna, Diocese of Rochester.
For inquiries, contact
Sister Mary Ann Walsh
Director, USCCB Office of Media Relations