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Archdiocese of Baltimore discloses the names of 23 deceased clergy accused of child sexual abuse

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has added the names of 23 deceased priests and religious brothers to its online database of clergy members accused of child sexual abuse, signaling a revision in policy on dealing with cases that come to the diocese’s attention only after an accused individual has died.

SNAP Stands in Solidarity with Abuse Survivors from the Boy Scouts

In the past several weeks, hundreds of survivors of abuse at the hands of Boy Scout leaders have come forward . SNAP stands with these brave survivors as they share what happened to them and to seek to prevent future children from being abused.

Priest with “Substantiated Allegations” Found Working for School in Tucson

An accused Philadelphia priest found to be “unsuitable for ministry” went on to get a job at an Arizona school until vigilant watchdogs blew the whistle.

SNAP Philadelphia Encouraged by Reform Bills in PA Legislature

This month, Pennsylvania has continued the fight to reform child sex crime laws as House lawmakers approved two key reform measures and freshman Senators in the other house introduced a third counter bill aimed at similar purposes. 

Victims "Out" Twelve More Accused Sacramento Priests

Twelve more accused priests are ‘outed’ here Some have attracted zero attention in Sac area Six spent time at prestigious Carmichael school Most allegedly assaulted children in other places But each of them is or was in northern California At least one, however, reportedly hurt two local kids   “Each day a predator is hidden, kids are at risk,” victim says SNAP: “Catholic officials should post ALL predators’ names NOW” 

Fifty new reports filed against abusive priest

Fifty new reports filed against abusive priest They also ‘out’ three publicly accused clerics Victims urge others to contact Attorney General

SNAP Urges Cardinal for Action

SNAP urges Cardinal to put pressure on a Chicago-based religious order  Former member and admitted child molester will not leave Indonesian orphanage SNAP: Children are at risk each day that the perpetrator remains there Group also ‘outs’ 44 more publicly accused local predator priests

Join us in Washington D.C. this July for the 2019 SNAP National Conference!

You won't want to miss this! The annual SNAP National Conference is your opportunity to connect with other survivors and advocates from around the country for a weekend of learning, healing and fun. This year's conference will be held from July 26-28 at the Westin Alexandria Hotel. Don't wait! Register for the conference today and be sure reserve your room at the Westin using our special discounted rate!

Stay tuned for more details included keynotes, workshop highlights, and more.

Take Action and 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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