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Nashville deacon removed from ministry for speaking out about sex abuse

by Heidi Schlumpf A Nashville deacon who has raised questions about the completeness of the diocese's recently published list of priests accused of sexual abuse has been removed from ministry for "carrying on a public disagreement with the Diocese," according to a letter from his pastor.

Judge Rules that Parish Cannot Be Trusted To Watch Over Accused Abusive Priest, SNAP Responds

An accused DC priest will remain in jail awaiting trial despite a Pennsylvania colleague's pleas on his behalf. We applaud the DC judge who denied this request.

Cardinal George Pell Convicted of Abusing Children, SNAP Responds

Yesterday, the third most powerful Vatican official was found guilty on multiple charges of abusing children in the 1990s.

Victim of notorious priest speaks for first time

Victim of notorious priest speaks for first time SNAP wants all accused abusive clerics “outed” But church officials in both KC MO & KC KS are refusing Dozens of Catholic officials across the US are now posting such lists Group also blasts KC MO prelate for letting disgraced Finn to come back

Three Priests Left Off New List - Jefferson City, MO

Three publicly accused priests left off new list Two were in Jeff City area & attracted national attention SNAP also worries about 18 new church abuse reports It wants Catholic officials to "move quickly " with them

Belleville bishop challenged on abuse

Belleville bishop challenged on abuse “Sexually violent predator” worked in diocese Few knew of his time in southern IL until recently Two more accused abusers missing from church site Catholic officials should hire outside firm to look through its files This recommendation just made by church’s top abuse lay leader

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Stop Child Sexual Abuse

If you see child sexual abuse, or have a reasonable suspicion of sexual abuse or your child has been sexually abused, call 911 or your local police immediately. 

If you suspect abuse, call the National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4-A-Child or visit the Child Help Hotline. Trained crisis operators staff the lines 24/7 to answer your questions. If necessary, they will show you how to report in your local area.

Child pornography is a federal crime. If you see or suspect images that may be child pornography, report to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children CyberTip Line

 

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