Mary Rice Hasson EPPC-hosted Events


The Future of the Church: Synod, Scandal, and Solace

The ongoing sexual abuse scandal has caused tumult in the Catholic Church in America and around the world, as bishops search for the right path forward, and faithful priests and parishioners seek answers and accountability. At the same time, lay Catholics are trying to navigate complex conversations and competing media narratives about the Synod on Youth that took place at the Vatican last October.

In this season of synod and scandal, what do Catholics need to know? And where shall we find solace?

The #MeToo Moment: Second Thoughts on the Sexual Revolution

The #MeToo movement has generated widespread outrage over sexual harassment and the culture that condoned it.

2016 Catholic Women’s Symposium

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2015 Catholic Women’s Leadership Luncheon

Evangelizing a Broken World: Women and the Art of Accompanying Others
Keynote Speaker: Helen Alvaré

2015 Catholic Women’s Symposium

The Catholic Women’s Forum, in collaboration with the Catholic Information Center of Washington, D.C, hosts an annual Catholic Women’s Symposium to engage topics responsive to the Church’s most pressing concerns, specifically those related to women and family.  The Symposium has an academic and scholarly focus, and takes place over two days of presentations and extended […]

2014 Catholic Women’s Symposium

Evangelizing a Broken World: Women’s Essential Work in the Mission of the Church
Co-sponsored by the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the Catholic Information Center

Feminism v. Femininity: The Threat to Woman’s Identity

The Ethics and Public Policy Center recently co-sponsored a luncheon event with the Witherspoon Institute featuring guest speaker Monsignor Cormac Burke, who presented on the topic “Feminism v. Femininity: The Threat to Woman’s Identity.” A Professor of Modern Languages and Doctor in Canon Law, as well as a civil lawyer and member of the Irish […]