Jenn Morson is a freelance writer living and working outside of Washington, D.C., with her husband and their five children.
An alumna of Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio has written an open letter saying she was sexually abused while a student there and that the school administration ignored her complaints.
Fr. Sean Sheridan's resignation comes amid accusations that the Steubenville school mishandled abuse cases and after attacks from Church Militant over a novel assigned by an English professor.
A plaque dedicated to a revered campus minister is now absent from Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio. Its removal is tied to the story of Karen, who describes an institutional tolerance of abuse.
Administrators at Franciscan University of Steubenville started the school year with a public commitment to stop sexual violence and harassment. Some students' stories suggest there is much work to be done.