USCCB News Release
April 26, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ADVISORY Canon Law for Media Seminar
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: Msgr. Lawrence DiNardo, Diocese of Pittsburgh.
Canonical Penalties related to sexual abuse of a minor – What they include, how imposed, recourse of the accused. Presenter: Father John Beal, The Catholic University of America.
Canon Law, Civil Law – Distinctions and Relationships (includes role, training of canon lawyers ), Presenter: Father Kevin McKenna, Diocese of Rochester.
To register, please send name, address, e-mail address and $50 (to cover food and materials) to
USCCB Office of Media Relations
3211 4th St., NE
Washington, DC 20017-1194.
Checks can be made payable to the USCCB Office of Media Relations.
For inquiries, contact
Sister Mary Ann Walsh
Director, USCCB Office of Media Relations