November 19, 2018

Four leading religion reporters will gather at The Catholic University of America tonight to discuss the role of the media in investigating, reporting, and framing the public’s understanding of the sexual abuse crisis in the Church.

Ross Douthat (The New York Times) will moderate the event, which will feature Elizabeth Bruenig (The Washington Post), J.D. Flynn (Catholic News Agency), and Chris White (Crux). It will take place on Monday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m. in Heritage Hall, which is located in Father O’Connell Hall on the Catholic University campus.

The discussion, hosted by the University’s Institute for Human Ecology (IHE), is the first of a series of planned conferences titled “Healing the Breach of Trust: Laity, Leadership, and the Crisis.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, visit event/healingthebreach/ or contact

MEDIA: To attend this event, contact the Office of Marketing and Communications at or 202-319-5600.

Join the conversation at #HealingTheBreach. A livestream will be available.