2005 Press Release Archive

CA - SNAP Urges San Bernadino Bishop to Reach Out to Victims

  • Cleric Worked At Parishes After Allegedly Abusing Boy
  • Group Worries Transferred Priest’s Alleged Crimes Were Covered-up By Bishop’s Colleagues
  • SNAP to Barnes: “Stop Hiding Abuse and Start Healing Victims”
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SNAP Weighs in on USCCB Charter, Wants Policy Strengthened

  • For First Time, Support Group Weighs in on USCCB Charter
  • SNAP Wants Names of Molesters Made Public by Church Officials
  • Bishops Should Visit Each Parish Where Pedophile Priests Worked, They Say

CA - Unusual Trial vs. Priest Set for Stockton, CA

  • Accused Cleric Still In Active Ministry Despite Lawsuit
  • First Such Case In Stockton In Years
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Victims Prod Ex-Cardinal Law Aides to Do More

  • Due to "Special Responsibility," They Must Go "Beyond Bare Minimum," SNAP Says
  • National Group Writes Bishops On Anniversary of Clergy Abuse Crisis
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OH - Groups Want Cincinnati Bishop to Speak Up About Controversial Priest

  • Parole Revocation Hearing Set For This Thursday
  • Pilarczyk Urged To Break His Silence About Cleric’s Behavior Since Conviction
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ME - Activists Seek Meeting with Maine Bishop, Parishioners

  • Controversy Over Reception For Accused Priest Could Lead to Healing and Understanding, They Say
  • Flap Is "An Opportunity For Education & Dialogue" Group Maintains
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MA - SNAP Urges Other Shanley Victims, Witnesses, to Step Forward

  • SNAP Expresses Confidence In Prosecutors
  • Group Hopes Church Staffers With Evidence & Knowledge Will Speak Up
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MI - Victims Want Detroit Church Official Deposed

  • They Deplore Latest Catholic Church Defense Maneuvers
  • Maida's No. #2 Man Scheduled For Sworn Testimony Next Week
  • Cardinal's Goal, However, Is Continued Secrecy, SNAP Says
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ME - Groups want Maine Bishop to Cancel Event Honoring Accused Priest

  • Catholic Parishioners Organize Event To Honor Priest Accused Of Sexual Misconduct 
  • Cleric Also Housed A Now Convicted Child Molester
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