Catholic priest victims: NCAA too light on Penn State

The leading voice for victims of the Catholic priest abuse scandal Monday blasted the "unprecedented" punishments layered on Penn State today by the NCAA for 13 years of knowingly failing to safeguard children from Jerry Sandusky.

NCAA President Mark Emmert pronounced a $60 million fine on the university, a four-year ban on playing in bowl games, deep cuts to their scholarships and that coach Joe Paterno's wins would be erased from the statistics books for the 13 years he ignored Jerry Sandusky's pedophilia. The idea is that the university will be forced to "rebuild its athletic culture."

But that cut no ice with Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests. In a press release, SNAP was disappointed that thefootball program was not suspended, not...

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