36 min

Starting Justice at Home The Signs of the Times Podcast

    • Christianity

In 2018 when the Pennsylvania grand jury report detailing sex abuse in the Catholic Church was released, as a Pittsburgh native and lifelong Catholic, Kevin Hayes was shaken. In reaction to that report laity came together for a listening session and from that came the framework for Catholics for Change in our Church. They coalesced around focus groups: support for abuse survivors, financial transparency, addressing clericalism, strengthening the clergy, pathways to lay leadership, and engaging youth.

In 2018 when the Pennsylvania grand jury report detailing sex abuse in the Catholic Church was released, as a Pittsburgh native and lifelong Catholic, Kevin Hayes was shaken. In reaction to that report laity came together for a listening session and from that came the framework for Catholics for Change in our Church. They coalesced around focus groups: support for abuse survivors, financial transparency, addressing clericalism, strengthening the clergy, pathways to lay leadership, and engaging youth.

36 min