STORY OF THE DAY


Wake-up call for Catholic hierarchs

By Mark Silk

July 21, 2014

Jennifer Haselberger’s affidavit ought to be sounding alarms throughout the length and breadth of the Roman Catholic hierarchy. What the former chancellor of the archdiocese of St. Paul and Minnesota has done is to call into question the efficacy of the procedures the American church has put into place to assure the faithful and society at large that it is successfully dealing with the sexual abuse of minors by priests. 

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The privacy and free speech of victims and SNAP are being attacked by lawyers for predators and their enablers. Details available here.


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Media Statements

MO- Notorious predator priest's sentence upheld, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Thursday, July 24, 2014 

Statement by Mike Hunter of Kansas City, KC Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (913 634 6490, mhunter535@gmail.com)

We are glad that a former Catholic priest has lost his bid to have his sentence overturned.

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MO- Victims want Presbyterians to do "outreach"

For immediate release: Thursday, July 24, 2014

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, SNAPclohessy@aol.com)


In a heart-breaking new lawsuit, a Presbyterian minister is suing the Presbyterian church because of child sex crimes by another Presbyterian minister and cover ups by Presbyterian officials.

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MO- Finn wants out of his contract with abuse victims

For immediate release: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Statement by Mike Hunter of Kansas City, KC Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (913 634 6490, mhunter535@gmail.com)

Embattled Kansas City Bishop Robert Finn wants out of a contract he signed six years ago with more than 40 local clergy sex abuse victims. Shame on him. 

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PA- Lawyer claims “exploiting a minor” charge was with an adult

For immediate release: Thursday, July 24, 2014

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 503 0003, SNAPdorris@gmail.com)

An attorney for a once-convicted preacher accused of sexual misconduct with a congregant is claiming that the victim was over 18 and consenting. Regardless of the age of the victim, there can never be true consent between a congregant and a religious authority figure. 

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Latest ICC Filing Update

On April 11, 2012, SNAP and CCR update the ICC filing with new developments and supplemental evidence. You can read the new filing here.

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