2004 Press Release Archive

OH - Groups Want Probation Terms Enforced for Convicted Ohio Priest

For immediate release:
Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004

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Michael H. Knellinger Chair, Dayton Voice of the Faithful 937-470-3489
Kristine Ward National Vice President, Voice of the Faithful 937-293-1742
Christy Miller SNAP Cincinnati 513-383-2198
David Clohessy of St. Louis, SNAP National Director 314-566-9790 cell

Groups Write Judge

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CA - Victims Reach Settlement with Christian Brothers

For immediate release:
Friday, Dec. 24, 2004

For more information:
David Clohessy 314-566-9790

Molested in the 70s & 80s, They Had Sued Large Catholic Order

Boys Were Assaulted by Separate School Employees

Support Group Wants Names of Perpetrators Made Public

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MI - Victims Deplore Detroit Church Ruling

For immediate release:
Wednesday, December 22, 2004

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David Clohessy of St. Louis, SNAP National Director 314 566 9790 c
Barbara Blaine of Chicago, SNAP President 312 399 4747
William McAlary of Detroit, SNAP Detroit Director 248 705 3476

Rigid, Arbitrary Time Limit Is Upheld

They Again Urge Catholic Church Official To 'Fight Fair'

Group Objects To Archbishop's Use of Legal Technicalities

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CA - Victims Urge Cardinal Mahony to Reign-In Parishioners

For immediate release:
Wednesday, December 22, 2004

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Steven Sanchez of Glendale, SNAP Los Angeles Director (818) 262-6540 cell
Manny Vega of Ventura, SNAP Leader (805) 207-9027 cell (bilingual/Spanish)
Mary Grant of Long Beach, SNAP Southwest Regional Director (626) 419-2930 cell

They Rallied In Criminal Court For Priest Facing Criminal Charges

SNAP Fears Fewer Victims Will Come Forward

SNAP to Mahony, “Stop Intimidation of Victims!”

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MO - 2nd Victim Settles Lawsuit Against St. Louis Archidocese

For immediate release:
Monday, Dec. 20, 2004

For more information:
David Clohessy 566 9790
Barbara Dorris 862 7688

Youngster Was Molested by Now Convicted Priest

Others Who Kuchar Wounded Are Still Out There, SNAP Believes

Group Urges Victims To Contact Law Enforcement, Not Church

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WI - Victim Asks Wisconsin Court to Overturn Rulings

For immediate release:
Monday, Dec. 20

For more information:
Peter Isely of Milwaukee, SNAP Midwest Director 414 429 7259 cell, 414 963 8617
David Clohessy of St. Louis, SNAP National Director 314 566 9790
Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, SNAP Outreach Director 314 862 7688

Wisconsin Is One Of Only 2 States That Protect Church Hierarchy, SNAP Says

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CA - SNAP Urges Two Bishops to Reach Out to Victims

For immediate release:
Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004

Mahony "Forgot" About Two Accused Pedophile Priests

They Want Stockton DA To Investigate Perjury Charges Against Cardinal

SNAP Worries About Those Hurt By Clerics Now Back In Mexico

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OH - Sex Abuse Victims Ask National Catholic Panel For Help

For immediate release:
Friday, December 17, 2004

For More Information:
David Clohessy of St. Louis SNAP National Director 314 566 9790 cell,
Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, SNAP Outreach Director 314 862 7688
Barbara Blaine of Chicago, SNAP President 312 399 4747
Mark Serrano of Virginia, SNAP National Board Member 703 771 9606

Group Asks Review Panel To Pressure Cincy Archbishop

SNAP Worries About 16 Newly Accused Priests

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CA - SNAP Asks DA to Look at Perjury Charges Against Mahony

For immediate release:
Wednesday, December 15th

For more information:
Mary Grant of Long Beach,
SNAP Southwest Regional Director (626) 419-2930 cell

Steve Sanchez of Glendale,
SNAP Los Angeles Director (818) 262-6540 cell

Lee Bashforth of Lakeforest,
SNAP Leader (949) 735-8347 cell

SNAP Questions Whether Cardinal's Testimony Was Truthful

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US - SNAP and VOTF Ask for Credible Church Audits

For immediate release:
December 13, 2004

Press Contacts:
David Clohessy (SNAP) (314) 566-9790
Suzanne Morse (VOTF) (617) 680-2131

Lay Catholics and Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors Urge National Lay Panel to Address Backsliding Concerns

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