VoicesMark Joseph WilliamsMark Joseph Williams, a forensic social worker and management consultant, serves as special advisor to the Archdiocese of Newark. Articles by Mark Joseph WilliamsFaithFaith in FocusI am an abuse survivor. I believe the synod will teach the church how to listen.Mark Joseph WilliamsMarch 11, 2022By listening we all walk together. Along the route of life we must encourage forgiveness but not exoneration.FaithFaith in FocusI forgave my abuser. But I will never forget his abuse.Mark Joseph WilliamsNovember 17, 2020Forgiveness must not mean perpetuating secrecy and avoiding accountability. It means owning up to the truth.