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Jessica Coblentz is an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies and Theology at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind., and the author of Dust in the Blood: A Theology of Life with Depression (Liturgical Press).

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Jessica Coblentz
My students at a Catholic women's college have taught me—and can teach the rest of the church—a great deal about living in a church marred by the scandal of sexual abuse by clergy.