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SNAP press statement - 08/15/11
MS victim of predatory preacher steps forward; SNAP responds

"Bishop in Missouri Waited Months to Report Priest, Stirring Parishioners' Rage"

SNAP press statement - 08/13/11
Germany: SNAP responds to German priests


SNAP press statement - 08/13/11
ON: London diocese sued for sex abuse, SNAP responds

"New report on Irish Catholic Church reveals further untold horrors"

SNAP press release - 08/12/11
KS: Victims leaflet serial predator priest's neighborhood


SNAP press statement - 08/11/11
MO: Statement regarding Fr. Ratigan


SNAP press release - 08/11/11
MO: Shocking new lawsuit filed vs. porn priest


SNAP press statement - 08/11/11
TX: Priest who worked in Houston charged with sex crime


SNAP press statement - 08/10/11
HI: Priest acquitted; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 08/10/11
MO: Clergy sex group to hold Kansas City meeting


SNAP press release - 08/10/11
CA: Accused predator priest still works at church & school

"Federal child-porn charges filed against priest Shawn Ratigan"

SNAP press release - 08/10/11
IL: Final court appearance in $6.3 mill clergy sex case is Wed-9 a.m.


SNAP press statement - 08/09/11
SNAP applauds brave victim and his new lawsuit


SNAP press statement - 08/09/11
MO: SNAP calls for Church officials to face criminal charges in connection with Fr. Shawn Ratigan


SNAP press release - 08/10/11
MO: Clergy sex group to hold Kansas City meeting


SNAP press statement - 08/09/11
Clergy sex victims applaud Jeffs' sentence


SNAP press release - 08/09/11
CA: Abuse victims to bishop: 'Teach your flock'


SNAP press statement - 08/09/11
TX: Onetime TX minister admits molesting boys


SNAP press statement - 08/09/11
MO: Priest "under investigation" worked in Missouri recently, SNAP discloses

"Disturbing revelations about former Prestonwood minister"

SNAP press release - 08/09/11
Austria: New clergy sex film in Austria; filmmakers NOT granting interviews


SNAP press statement - 08/08/11
Haiti: Group applauds help for Haitian Catholic abuse victims

"Cloyne cleric urges his fellow priests to defy 'culture of fear'"

"Is this the Vatican's twilight?"

SNAP press statement - 08/05/11
IL: Clergy sex victim to get $6.3 million; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 08/05/11
NY: Victims to NY archbishop: "Help cops, do outreach"


SNAP press statement - 08/05/11
PA: SNAP applauds hearing for retired Cardinal

"Former Asheville pastor pleads guilty to obstruction in child porn case"

SNAP press statement - 08/04/11
Polygamist guilty; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 08/04/11
NC: Victims respond to Catholic priest plea in sex case


SNAP press statement - 08/04/11
LA: Abusive counselor sentenced; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 08/04/11
MA: SNAP Challenges O'Malley to Include ALL Predator Priests


SNAP press statement - 08/04/11
CA: Diocese Misleads Public on Sex Abuse and Cover-Up Documents, Victims Respond


SNAP press statement - 08/04/11
CA: Abuse Victims Settle with Orange Diocese


SNAP press release - 08/04/11
MA: Cardinal plans to exclude dozens of accused clerics from upcoming list


SNAP press statement - 08/04/11
PA: Cardinal may face questioning; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 08/04/11
MA: SNAP Challenges O'Malley to Include ALL Predator Priests


SNAP press statement - 08/04/11
ON: SNAP Responds to Sentencing for Raymond Lahey


SNAP press statement - 08/04/11
NYC archbishop Dolan blasted over pedophile priest


SNAP press release - 08/04/11
Poland: Clergy sex victims call for investigation


SNAP press statement - 08/02/11
MO: KC Catholic diocese postpones fund drive; SNAP responds


SNAP National Conference 2011
Exposing truth
& protecting kids

July 8 - 10
View Conference Schedule

SNAP press release - 08/02/11
Germany: Betroffene sexualisierter Gewalt unterstützen Hamburger Justizsenatorin


SNAP press release - 08/01/11
CA: Diocese of Monterey Sued For Sexual Abuse


SNAP press statement - 08/01/11
CA: SNAP responds to Sacramento private school controversy

Marco Fabbro, SNAP Australia, Sydney Area Co-leader on SBS Italian

"Clergy 'appalled' at handling of abuse"

SNAP press statement - 07/31/11
IL: Belleville's bishop loses again, owes victim almost $6.5 mill


SNAP press statement - 07/29/11
Germany: SNAP urges German Catholics to speak out against sex abuse scandal


SNAP press statement - 07/29/11
PA: Victims applaud judge in Philly priests' case


SNAP press statement - 07/28/11
MA: Victims blast Cardinal's on-going secrecy regarding predators


SNAP press release - 07/29/11
Spain: Víctimas al Papa: "Quédese en casa!"


SNAP press statement - 07/28/11
Ireland: Discipline 'hateful' priest, SNAP says to bishops


SNAP press statement - 07/28/11
Catholic priest in Nashville indicted; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/28/11
Irish papal nuncio now goes to Prague; SNAP objects


SNAP press release - 07/28/11
MO: Another new clergy sex case filed


SNAP press release - 07/28/11
France: Clergy sex victims call for investigation


SNAP press statement - 07/27/11
New UK report on clergy sex abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/27/11
LA: US victims urge Vatican to warn Italians about predator priest


SNAP press statement - 07/27/11
PA: Victims challenge new Philly archbishop to read reports

"Judge Wrong to Seal Grand Jury Testimony in Catholic Sex Abuse Case"

SNAP press release - 07/27/11
The Netherlands: Clergy sex victims call for investigation


SNAP press release - 07/26/11
Belgium: Clergy sex victims call for investigation


SNAP press statement - 07/25/11
Ireland: Papal Nuncio recalled to Rome over Cloyne Report fall-out; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/25/11
Australia: SNAP: Make amends, not apologies to forced adoption victims


SNAP press statement - 07/25/11
CT: Clergy sex victims blast Catholic officials


SNAP press statement - 07/25/11
LA: Victims blast archbishop over "secret defrocking"

"Janice Kennedy: Ireland's example"

SNAP press statement - 07/25/11
Pope's Irish representative recalled to Rome; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/22/11
SNAP to Vatican: The "opportune time" to act is now

"Vatican seeks objective debate on abuse after Irish rebuke"

"State will not longer tolerate 'delinquency and arrogance' of church, says Kenny"

SNAP press statement - 07/21/11
Ireland: Victims thank Taoiseach Enda Kenny


SNAP press release - 07/20/11
MO: Victims want outreach to kids who were with predator priest


SNAP press statement - 07/19/11
GA: Victims comment on new Savannah bishop

"Cardinal Rigali Replaced"

SNAP press release - 07/19/11
Australian Sex Abuse Victims Blast Brisbane Bishops For Endangering Children


SNAP press release - 07/19/11
MO: Appeal filed in "bizarre & dangerous" child sex ruling


SNAP press release - 07/19/11
PA: Abuse victims respond to new Philly Archbishop


SNAP press statement - 07/18/11
PA: SNAP on Rigali's replacement


SNAP press statement - 07/18/11
PA: SNAP looks at possible Rigali replacements

"All dioceses may face probe by State"

SNAP press statement - 07/18/11
AZ clergy sex victim faces death penalty; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 07/18/11
MO: Clergy sex victims want police captain investigated


SNAP press statement - 07/15/11
MO: 6th KC area Catholic man accused of sexual misdeeds in 2 months

"Huge Facebook campaign mounted to expel Papal Nuncio in wake of Cloyne report"

SNAP press statement - 07/14/11
MN abuse victim wants predators' names disclosed


"Magee's abominable legacy of disgrace"

SNAP press statement - 07/13/11
Ireland: SNAP comments in more detail regarding Cloyne findings


SNAP press release - 07/13/11
WA: Yakima Catholic diocese is sued for alleged abuse by deacon


SNAP press statement - 07/13/11
Ireland: SNAP's plea in light of new Cloyne abuse report


SNAP press statement - 07/13/11
MO: Bishop should oust new lawyer specializing in "protecting" the accused


SNAP press statement - 07/13/11
MT: Suspended high-profile Montana priest won't leave


SNAP press statement - 07/11/11
Bishop comments on abuse allegation, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/11/11
TN: Trial of accused predator priest begins, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/11/11
NJ: SNAP responds to latest NJ predator priest case

"Accusations of Abuse by Priest Dating to Early 1940s"

"New VA Law Gives Victims More Time to Sue Sex Predators"

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New: SNAP Blog
ClergyAbuseCoverUp.com
Follow SNAP's June trip to Europe

SNAP press statement - 07/07/11
OR: Victims' organization blasts abusive educators


SNAP press statement - 07/06/11
MO: SNAP blasts bishop over latest revelations

"Investigation of priest yields more computer images of a child"

"Dutch bishop investigated for alleged abuse in Kenya"

"Austrian cardinal silent on sex abuse"

"Cloyne abuse report to be published 'within weeks'"

"Dan Rather Talks Pedophile Priests in the LA Archdiocese"

SNAP press statement - 07/01/11
MO: Priest suspended for conduct with kids; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/30/11
Louisville priest indicted for sodomy; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/30/11
CA: "Troubling" new Santa Rosa bishop takes over; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/30/11
VT: Church & insurance battle over abuse cases; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/29/11
Victims blast priest's lawsuit against woman


SNAP press release - 06/29/11
CA: NEWS EVENT: LA Catholic officials welcomed convicted predator priest

"Disco wins honor"

SNAP press statement - 06/28/11
PA: Archdiocese does more 'training;'SNAP responds

"Schönborn failed to act, abuse victim claims"

SNAP press statement - 06/28/11
IA: Davenport's bishop hides 2 child molesting clerics; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/28/11
Austria: Schönborn accused of hiding abuse; victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/28/11
LA: New Orleans Jesuits sued in abuse case; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/27/11
MN: Victim wins crucial decision in pedophile priest case; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 06/27/11
NH Catholic woman honored by clergy sex abuse victims


SNAP press statement - 06/27/11
CA: Walnut Creek man wins in pedophile priest case

"Abuse victim wants to help others"

SNAP press release - 06/26/11
CA: Victims to leaflet HB church where predators worked


SNAP press statement - 06/24/11
NV: Predator priest quits, "Not enough" victims say


SNAP press statement - 06/24/11
OH: Predator priest, worked in Cleveland, is ousted; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/24/11
IA: Dubuque archbishop implicated in child sex case

"Former leader of boys choir at Missouri abbey admits sexual misconduct"

SNAP letter - 06/23/11
Letter to Kansas City bishop regarding Wyoming bishop and Nevada priest


SNAP press release - 06/23/11
NV: Accused molester worked recently at local church


SNAP press release - 06/23/11
MO: Never "outed" predator priest is sued for 1st time

Clergy abuse survivors of the Milwaukee archdiocese have only seven months to file restitution claims

"In wake of sex abuse scandals, priests to host Latin Mass"

SNAP press release - 06/22/11
MO: Arbitration sought on "contract breach" dispute


SNAP press release - 06/21/11
MO: Jefferson City priest honored by VOTF & SNAP


SNAP press statement - 06/21/11
FL: Whistleblower Catholic files lawsuit; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/21/11
Vatican to file child report 14 years late; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 06/21/11
FL: Second Venice area priest arrested


SNAP press statement - 06/20/11
TX: Clergy sex abuse victims praise TX bishop


SNAP press statement - 06/20/11
MN: Bishops should blast MN priest; SNAP says

"Crimes from inside Catholic church demand secular punishment"

SNAP press release - 06/17/11
MO: Victims urge 3 prosecutors to act


SNAP press statement - 06/16/11
US bishops ignore child safety

"How to solve the bishop accountability problem"

SNAP press statement - 06/16/11
Nebraska bishop tries to weaken weak policy; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/16/11
AK bishop tries to weaken weak policy; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/16/11
Maine bishop should do outreach; SNAP says


SNAP press release - 06/16/11
KS: Group reaches out to "others in pain"


SNAP press statement - 06/15/11
Catholic bishops to take second look at abuse reforms; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 06/15/11
WA: Victims blasts church sex policy 'tweaks'

"Bishops Won't Focus on Abuse Policies"

SNAP press release - 06/15/11
MO: Child porn priest was involved in Boy Scouts


SNAP press statement - 06/14/11
Diocese to list predators; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 06/14/11
SNAP discloses US bishops' new sex abuse policy


SNAP press release - 06/14/11
IL: Victims release bishops sex policy changes


SNAP press release - 06/14/11
Newly-disclosed draft of US bishops' abuse policy

"Gibraltar priest in exposure case still working"

SNAP press statement - 06/13/11
MA: 4 Boston predator priests are defrocked ; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 06/13/11
MO: Victims invite upset parishioners to event


SNAP press release - 06/13/11
OH: Victims blast bishop over predator priest


SNAP press release - 06/13/11
MI: Just-arrested priest is from Detroit

Video: MN abbott accused of abuse Part 1Part 2

"More former students of revered Parma priest Nicholas Monaghan say he molested them"

SNAP press release - 06/12/11
MI: Victims seek help from archbishop

"No time to lose with apologies for Magdalenes"

SNAP press statement - 06/11/11
IL: SNAP blasts bishop for "last ditch" delay


SNAP press statement - 06/11/11
TN: Prosecution of pedophile priest goes ahead; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/10/11
MO: Catholic officials get pedophile case ousted; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/10/11
MA: Victims applaud court ruling in pedophile priest case


SNAP press statement - 06/10/11
TX: Abuse victims' group wants execution postponed


SNAP press statement - 06/10/11
Ex-Congressman Foley talks, SNAP responds

"Sentence not enough"

SNAP press release - 06/10/11
MO: Court hearing this a.m. in pedophile priest case


SNAP press release - 06/09/11
MO: Noted author Jason Berry to speak in St. Louis


SNAP press statement - 06/09/11
PA: Philly Catholic staff claim "reform" - SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/09/11
MO: SNAP responds to disclosure regarding top church official

"Once-accused priest now leads diocese inquiries into sex abuse"

SNAP press release - 06/09/11
LA: Priest admits molesting kids


SNAP press statement - 06/08/11
MO: Victims send demand letter to Bishop Finn; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 06/08/11
LA: Priest admits molesting kids


SNAP press release - 06/08/11
MO: Victims suspect "breach of contract"


SNAP press statement - 06/07/11
OH: Victims blast Cleveland diocese


SNAP press statement - 06/07/11
PA: Newly suspended priest worked in Scranton


SNAP press statement - 06/07/11
MD: Newly suspended priest worked in Baltimore


CT predator lives @ day care center: SNAP event today
Hartford media advisory
Ltr to NRB
Ltr to CT archbishop
Ltr from SNAP to CT state agency
Email from CT state agency to SNAP
Recent articles about the predator
Predator's work history


SNAP press release - 06/07/11
IL: Victims urge bishop "avoid bankruptcy"


SNAP press statement - 06/06/11
Asian bishops to talk about abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/06/11
PA: Top Philly Catholic staffer defends himself; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/06/11
Vatican delays Irish reforms; SNAP responds

"Anguish has never healed for Natives physically, sexually abused at St. Ignatius mission"

SNAP press release - 06/03/11
NJ: Locally Renowned Artist and Clergy Abuse Survivor's Artwork on Display Today

"Lawsuit: Diocese was warned about priest now facing child porn charges"

"The Dallas Charter Is On Life-Support"

"Newest Catholic Church scandal isn't really new at all"

"Why didn't diocese move more quickly in Ratigan case?"

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"Catholic Church needs a shift in attitudes, or nothing will change"

"Many of Germany's Catholic church members, dismayed by sex abuse scandal, vote with their feet"

SNAP press release - 05/27/11
MO: Victims invite upset parishioners to event


SNAP press statement - 05/27/11
GA: Bishop Long settles; clergy sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 05/27/11
MO: Finn says "mistakes" - SNAP responds

"Principal warned diocese about priest more than a year ago"

SNAP press statement - 05/26/11
MO: SNAP comments on just-revealed damning church document


SNAP press release - 05/26/11
IL: Child sex victim awarded $28 million


SNAP press release - 05/26/11
IL: Victims urge Belleville bishop to cut his own salary

"Brooklyn filmmaker Chris Gavagan, Queens Assemblywoman Margaret Markey support Child Victims Act"

SNAP press statement - 05/26/11
CT: Church admits priest ousted because of abuse allegations


SNAP press statement - 05/25/11
IL Supreme Court rules against Belleville bishop; SNAP responds

"N.Y.'s obligation to sex abuse victims"

SNAP press release - 05/25/11
CT: Predator lives at day care center, victims say

"Church faces Africa abuse scandal"

SNAP press release - 05/24/11
MO: Victims blast bishop's claim


SNAP press statement - 05/23/11
WA: SNAP statement on Seattle archbishop's role in Christian Bros. child sex abuse and cover up suits


SNAP press statement - 05/23/11
MO: Finn keeps child porn from his own panel; SNAP responds


Pledge to protect kids
Compromiso para proteger a los nińos
Pledge to protect events


SNAP response to Philadelphia Grand Jury Report
Summary of Philadelphia Grand Jury Report 2/11
Open letter to concerned PA citizens & Catholics
How to really reform the Phila. Archdiocese
SNAP response to Archdiocese apology
Shocking new Philly archdiocese form is released
Victims blast church 'prohibit to report' form

"New Vatican guidelines: Church still doesn't get it"

SNAP press release - 05/23/11
WA: Victims seek Seattle archbishop's help

"'Arrogant clericalism' never assessed in John Jay report"

"Women link up on the web to bring convicted pedophile priest back to Canada"

SNAP press statement - 05/20/11
MO: Victims group urges Catholics to call police, prosecutors


SNAP press statement - 05/19/11
MO: KC priest arrested for child porn, SNAP responds


"Priest charged with possessing child pornography"

"The Vatican Comes Up Short"

"John Jay sex abuse report cites wrong culture as culprit"

SNAP press statement - 05/18/11
Mid MO woman (and SNAP leader) makes headway with child sex law


SNAP press statement - 05/18/11
SNAP praises new MO child sex law


SNAP press statement - 05/18/11
3 victims respond to new church abuse report


SNAP press statement - 05/18/11
4 fallacies in new bishop's abuse report - SNAP


SNAP press release - 05/18/11
DC: Victims and researchers challenge new bishops report


SNAP press statement - 05/17/11
New bishops document on abuse released; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/17/11
SNAP: Bishops to issue "blame-shifting" report


SNAP press statement - 05/17/11
IL: Joliet to get new bishop; SNAP responds

"Review Board President Calls Out Rigali"

SNAP press statement - 05/16/11
KY: Case against Louisville Catholic archdiocese dismissed; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/16/11
What the Vatican COULD have done today; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/17/11
OH: Steubenville bishop moves on; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 05/16/11
DC: Victims rap Vatican child sex abuse guidelines

"Ruling in child sex abuse case is likely to be significant"

SNAP press statement - 05/16/11
New Vatican child sex abuse guidelines; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 05/15/11
Ten reasons the Vatican's new abuse guidelines will change little

"Priest sentenced; another arrested for sex abuse in Chile"

SNAP press statement - 05/13/11
SNAP responds to Amnesty International Report naming Vatican


SNAP press statement - 05/13/11
CO: Would-be Catholic monk charged with abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/13/11
PA: Philly lay Catholic official speaks out; SNAP responds

"A new day of shame for troubled church"

SNAP press statement - 05/11/11
DC: Pelosi questions & victims oppose new Congressional priest-chaplain


SNAP press statement - 05/11/11
IL: New Vatican sex abuse suit is filed in Chicago; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/11/11
CA: No punitive damages vs. Orange diocese; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/11/11
DC: SNAP opposes priest for Congressional chaplain

"The column I wish I'd written"

SNAP press release - 05/11/11
MO: Rogersville sex case heard by 3 judge panel


SNAP press release - 05/11/11
MO: KC judges to hear child sex case


SNAP press statement - 05/10/11
New Vatican sex abuse guidelines expected, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/10/11
NH: Another church child sex case is launched; SNAP respond

"Sanford, Florida based New Tribes Mission sued for alleged sex abuse overseas"

SNAP press statement - 05/10/11
TX: Pedophile priest case settles; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/10/11
LA: Abuse victims blast Catholic group & "papal preacher"

"The California Clergy Sex Abuse Powder Keg"

SNAP press statement - 05/09/11
CT: Victims blast hospital for "disingenuous" claim


SNAP press statement - 05/09/11
CT: Catholic hospital settles sex suit; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/09/11
ON: Canada bishop must do more, support group says

"The Catholic Church's worst enemy resides in the Vatican"

SNAP press statement - 05/06/11
WI: Victims challenge archdiocese's deadline

"Powerful new legal tool for clergy sex abuse victims"

SNAP press statement - 05/06/11
Ireland: Child sex victims blast nuns


SNAP press statement - 05/06/11
CT: Hospital abuse case goes to jury; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/06/11
UT: Charges filed against "pastor" - clergy sex abuse victims respond

"Speaking of bankruptcy"

SNAP press statement - 05/04/11
CA: Predator priest sentenced; clergy sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 05/04/11
Canadian bishop pleads guilty; SNAP responds

"Lahey pleads guilty to 1 child porn charge"

"Canadian Bishop pleads guilty in child porn case"

SNAP press statement - 05/03/11
Australia: SNAP questions Vatican priorities w/ bishops

"Stories of sexual abuse, healing follow screening of 'The Silence'"

SNAP press release - 04/30/11
As Pope is honored in Rome, victims outside churches in 70 cities, 7 countries


SNAP press statement - 04/29/11
Vatican: SNAP blasts beatification of Pope John Paul II

"Concerns over Catholic Bishop apology"

SNAP press statement - 04/28/11
Another Catholic institution wants bankruptcy protection; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/28/11
ON: Priest convicted of sex abuse and jailed in 1992 is now back in ministry in Ottawa; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/28/11
As Pope becomes saint, victims hand out leaflets

"Group urges grand jury inquiry into priest sex crimes, cover-ups"

"What Catholics Should Do When Allegations of Abuse Are Made Against a Priest: Educational Resources"

SNAP press release - 04/27/11
MO: Group seeks grand jury investigation into diocese


SNAP press release - 04/27/11
FL: New child sex abuse & cover up lawsuit is filed


SNAP press statement - 04/26/11
IN: Victims blast newly appointed bishop


SNAP press statement - 04/25/11
Ontario priest Alejandro (Alex) Castillo pleads guilty, SNAP responds

"Time To Heal"

SNAP press statement - 04/25/11
MO: Victims blast another delay in pedophile priest case


SNAP press statement - 04/25/11
NC: Charlotte diocese is sued; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/25/11
CT: Predator lives at day care center, groups say.

"Asheville lawsuit targets Catholic church conduct"

"Hold the Halo"

SNAP press release - 04/24/11
MO: Clergy Sex Abuse Victims Group Expands


SNAP press statement - 04/22/11
OR: Judge orders Vatican to show files in abuse case; SNAP responds


SNAP leaders author newly released books


SNAP's President and Founder Barbara Blaine has authored a chapter in Amy Neustein's "Temptest in the Temple."
Click here for details.

SNAP Baptist Leader Christa Brown has just released "This Little Light: Beyond a Baptist Preacher Predator and His Gang."
Click here for details.


Some new books. . .

The Unbreakable Child by Kim M.Richardson (Click for book tour dates)

My Body Belongs To Me by Jill Starishevsky

Tempest in the Temple by Amy Neustein

This Little Light by Christa Brown

Healing the Sexually Abused Heart by Dr. Jaime J. Romo


SNAP press statement - 04/21/11
NY: LI accused predator priest is suspended; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/21/11
KY: Clergy sex victims blast archdiocese


SNAP press statement - 04/20/11
Chilean priest can face child sex trial; SNAP responds

"Diocese to stand trial in civil molestation suit"

SNAP press release - 04/20/11
AZ: Victims Blast Gallup Diocese


SNAP press statement - 04/19/11
Chile: Police seize church records, clergy sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/19/11
Belgian bishop might be charged; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/19/11
AZ: Mormon officials kept quiet about sex allegations; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/19/11
MT: Group is upset about accused priests


SNAP press release - 04/19/11
AZ: Victims Expose Predator's 50-Year Abuse Career


SNAP response to a third Philadelphia Grand Jury Report
Read the report (PDF)
Event: Victims disclose a THIRD Philly grand jury report
SNAP statement on newly-disclosed THIRD Philly grand jury report on clergy sex cover-ups
Fact sheet on the FIRST grand jury report (from 2002-03, previously undisclosed) on clergy sex crimes and cover ups in the Philadelphia Archdiocese


SNAP press statement - 04/18/11
PA: Catholic coach arrested for abuse, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/18/11
DE: New aux bishop for Detroit; clergy sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/18/11
PA: Pope gives Rigali new honor; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/18/11
NY: Judge sanctions school in child sex case; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/15/11
PA: Statement regarding Philadelphia Archbishop Regali


SNAP press statement - 04/15/11
PA: Defendants plead not guilty in Philly sex abuse cases; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/15/11
IL: SNAP demands Chicago priest be suspended now


SNAP press statement - 04/15/11
Belgium: SNAP blasts all "timid" Belgian Catholic officials


SNAP press release - 04/15/11
CA: For the first time, victims release long-secret church letters

"Lawsuit filed in LR over purported sexual relationship with priest"

SNAP press release - 04/14/11
IL: New lawsuit charges high-profile priest with abuse


SNAP press release - 04/14/11
AR: Victims seek bishop's help over predator priest


SNAP press release - 04/13/11
AR: New abuse suit filed against predator priest


SNAP press statement - 04/12/11
Hurtful Comments


SNAP press statement - 04/12/11
WA: SNAP responds to new Yakima bishop


SNAP press statement - 04/12/11
7 quick points re: new clergy sex abuse report


SNAP press statement - 04/12/11
OH: SNAP worries about victims of murderous priest

"Abuse cases raise doubt about claims in dioceses' annual reports"

SNAP press statement - 04/11/11
MT: Priest pleads guilty to child sex abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/11/11
Bishops are breaking own promises, new study shows; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/11/11
KY: Priest removed from ministry; clergy sex abuse victims respond

"Catholic Church Evades Sex Charges in South Dakota"

SNAP press release - 04/11/11
NC: Sex abuse victims blast new bill


SNAP press statement - 04/11/11
Oregon diocese again breaks national church abuse policy; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/11/11
NE bishop again breaks national church abuse policy; SNAP responds

"'Frontline' documents Catholic church's apologies for abuse"

SNAP press statement - 04/08/11
MA: Victims applaud suspension of MA camp's accreditation


SNAP press statement - 04/08/11
Ireland: Predator priest claims "mistreatment," SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/08/11
AR: Sex abuse victims and supporters start new self-help group

"Philadelphia Woman Speaks Up About Alleged Sex Abuse"

SNAP press statement - 04/07/11
OH: Clergy sex abuse case tossed by OH Supreme Court; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/07/11
OK: Minister charged with sex crimes; clergy abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/06/11
PA: Another SNAP response to today's Philly clergy lawsuit


SNAP press statement - 04/06/11
CA: San Bernardino Priest Admits to Affair with Monterey Schools Chief Kin - Victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/06/11
PA: Lawyers to announce wrongful death suit against Archdiocese; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/06/11
CA: Trial for priest charged with sex crimes - Victims Respond


SNAP press statement - 04/06/11
OH: Local priest promoted: clergy sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/06/11
DC: Former Catholic school teacher charged with sex offenses: SNAP responds

"Archdiocese faces criticism"

SNAP press statement - 04/05/11
NE: Omaha Archbishop lies to his flock


SNAP press statement - 04/05/11
PA: Priest from Erie diocese charged; clergy victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/05/11
FL: Chicago-based Catholic group sued for abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/05/11
NE: Clergy Sex Abuse Victims Blast Archbishop


SNAP press statement - 04/05/11
PA: Group blasts bishop for school's new name


SNAP press statement - 04/05/11
SC Catholic coach pleads guilty in MA; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/04/11
NH bishop trying to "out" John Doe victim


SNAP press statement - 04/04/11
MA: Catholic coach pleads guilty to abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/04/11
TX: Victims blast newly-promoted SA Catholic official


SNAP press statement - 04/04/11
NH: Victims & advocates blast NH bishop in court case


SNAP press release - 04/04/11
TX: Abuse victims blast SA Catholic official


SNAP press release - 04/04/11
NH: Advocates blast NH Catholic officials

"Church still to give its account to God and the people - Lawrence Grech"

SNAP press statement - 04/01/11
NH Catholic bishop blasted by NH politician; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/01/11
SD: Clergy sex cases tossed out; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/01/11
CA: Victims blast Catholic university officials for sex crime cover-up

"33 archdiocesan priests accused but not named"

SNAP press statement - 03/30/11
PA: Suspended Philly predator priest is now in NJ; SNAP responds

"SNAP urges Cook County prosecutor to investigate Jesuit priests in Donald McGuire sex abuse case"

SNAP press statement - 03/30/11
Belgium: Belgian parliament backs report on church abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/30/11
PA: Rigali won't name ousted priests; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/30/11
TX: Priest get probation, clergy sex victims respond


SNAP press statement - 03/30/11
NY: Group blasts NYC predator priest for suing his victim


SNAP press release - 03/30/11
IL: Criminal investigation of Chicago Jesuits is sought

"Suit Says Jesuits Ignored Warnings About Priest"

SNAP press statement - 03/29/11
PA: SNAP statement on newly-disclosed THIRD Philly grand jury report on clergy sex cover-ups


SNAP press statement - 03/29/11
VA Governor signs child sex abuse reform bill: SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 03/29/11
PA: Fact sheet on the FIRST grand jury report (from 2002-03, previously undisclosed) on clergy sex crimes and cover ups in the Philadelphia Archdiocese


SNAP press statement - 03/29/11
IL: Jesuit revelations show need for focus on religious orders; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/29/11
NH: Ex-NH nun, accused of molesting, is "outed" in CT


SNAP press release - 03/29/11
PA: Victims disclose a THIRD Philly grand jury report


SNAP press release - 03/28/11
NY: Clergy sex abuse group discloses lawsuit


SNAP press release - 03/28/11
RI: Groups seek grand jury probe of diocese


SNAP press release - 03/28/11
CT: Clergy sex abuse events today, MONDAY, in CT, in Bridgeport & Hartford


SNAP press statement - 03/27/11
WI: Church officials spank 2 month old babies; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 03/27/11
PA: Group upset that Cardinal pays for priest's lawyer

"Suspensions Force Bishops to Reassess Rule Changes"

SNAP press release - 03/26/11
PA: Catholic abuse committees are subject of panel discussion


SNAP press statement - 03/25/11
PA: Judge orders quick trial in Philadelphia church sex case; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/25/11
500+ victims settle with Jesuits in Chapter 11; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/25/11
TN: Case against predator priest moves forward; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/24/11
US bishops' president offers more "empty words"; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/24/11
SNAP seeks congressional investigation into US Catholic military chaplains


SNAP press release - 03/24/11
MD: SNAP wants investigation into military chaplains


SNAP press statement - 03/24/11
MS: Ex-New Orleans pastor accused of molesting; SNAP responds

"Sounding Off on Clergy Sex Abuse"

SNAP press statement - 03/23/11
Catholic counselor allegedly abused boy; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 03/24/11
VA: Sex abuse victims and supporters start new self-help group


SNAP press statement - 03/23/11
TX: Ex-Albany diocese priest ousted due to allegations

"Bronx Pastor Charged With Rape Rejects Plea Deal"

SNAP press statement - 03/22/11
TX: Ex-Sacramento priest ousted due to allegations


SNAP press statement - 03/22/11
CT: Family of St. Pete clergy sex victim gets settlement; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/22/11
TX: Victims blast Texas-based Catholic religious order


SNAP press statement - 03/22/11
MT: Montana priest suspended for alleged misconduct; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/22/11
CT: Family of local abuse victim gets settlement; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/21/11
TX: Corpus Christi priest suspended for alleged misconduct; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/21/11
CA: San Fran priest accused of child sex abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/21/11
MO: Archbishop tells parishes, but not public, about predator priest


SNAP press statement - 03/21/11
MO: SNAP challenges Springfield Catholic bishop re new disclosure


SNAP press release - 03/21/11
NV: Abuse Victims Announce New Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit


SNAP press release - 03/19/11
PA: Victims to leaflet Catholic Church Neighborhood


SNAP press statement - 03/18/11
VA: Clergy sex abuse victims to start new support group


SNAP press release - 03/13/11
PA: Leaflet to Philadelphia parishoners


SNAP press statement - 03/18/11
PA: Scranton predator priest arrested; SNAP responds

"Church Severs Ties With Man Accused Of Molesting Child"

SNAP press statement - 03/14/11
PA: SNAP speaks out about conspiracy and church paying priest attorney fees


SNAP press statement - 03/14/11
WA: Priest accused of sexual abuse removed: SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/14/11
TN: Pedophile priest case is delayed; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 03/17/11
FL: Child Molester Exposed For First Time

"Avenging Altar Boy"

"Collingdale, Pennsylvania man files sex abuse suit against archdiocese"

SNAP press statement - 03/14/11
PA: Catholic defendants in court today: SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 03/13/11
PA: Victims to leaflet Catholic Church


SNAP press statement - 03/12/11
PA: Victims blast church 'prohibit to report' form


SNAP press statement - 03/12/11
PA: Shocking new Philly archdiocese form is released

"Philadelphia's Smoking Gun"

SNAP press release - 03/12/11
PA: Group releases never-before-seen Catholic document


SNAP press release - 03/11/11
PA: Victims hold candlelight vigil at Cardinal's service

"First accused of sexual abuse in 1976, priest suspended this week"

SNAP press statement - 03/10/11
CA: SNAP responds to ruling on LA clergy sex ruling


SNAP press statement - 03/10/11
MA: SNAP blasts O'Malley for "cruel and reckless delay"


SNAP press release - 03/09/11
PA: Clergy sex victims want church staffers fired

"Philadelphia Dysfunction and Guam Success"

SNAP press statement - 03/09/11
PA: Rigali asks for prayers for victims; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/09/11
PA: Sex abuse victims blast Scranton bishop


SNAP press release - 03/09/11
PA: Victims to leaflet outside cathedral


SNAP press statement - 03/09/11
NJ: Sex abuse victims blast Trenton bishop

"Governor Calvo Signs Bill 34 Into Law, Despite Opposition From Archdiocese"

SNAP press statement - 03/08/11
MA: Victims praise suburban Boston parishioners re tonight's meeting


SNAP press statement - 03/08/11
PA: Statement regarding Cardinal Rigali


SNAP press statement - 03/08/11
PA: Statement regarding Cardinal Rigali


SNAP press release - 03/08/11
AZ: Victims to leaflet special mass


SNAP press statement - 03/08/11
PA: Some Philly predator priests may be suspended today; SNAP responds

"Abusive priests live unmonitored"

SNAP press release - 03/08/11
MO: Clergy sex victims announce another lawsuit


SNAP press statement - 03/07/11
DE man sues predator priest in PA; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/07/11
CT: Catholic predator must pay $42,000; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/07/11
CA: Victims blast California Catholic officials


SNAP press release - 03/07/11
WV: Wheeling trustee is back in the spotlight


SNAP press statement - 03/07/11
OH: SNAP blasts Toledo Catholic officials


SNAP press statement - 03/07/11
PA: Pittsburgh DA looking into clergy sex crimes and cover ups; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/07/11
NY: 2nd DA looks into ex-Brooklyn priest; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 03/07/11
NJ: Clergy sex victims prod NJ bishop


SNAP press statement - 03/06/11
MA: Another Boston predator priest is "outed"

"Accused priest is confined to Weston, Massachusetts facility"

SNAP press release - 03/06/11
PA: Child abuse victims leaflet outside parish


SNAP press release - 03/05/11
PA: Victims to leaflet outside Catholic mass


SNAP press statement - 03/04/11
AZ: Bishop to pray for abuse victims, SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 03/04/11
PA: Another accused priest works in Philadelphia Archdiocese


SNAP press statement - 03/03/11
Italy: Rome priest sentenced to 15 years for pedophilia; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/03/11
PA: Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 03/03/11
NY: Sex abuse victims blast Buffalo bishop for lying

"Do more to protect children from sexual predators"

SNAP press release - 03/02/11
IN: Quiet Protest of Bishop-elect Rev. Christopher Coyne's Ordination


SNAP press release - 03/02/11
NY: Newly discovered evidence shows Pope moved slowly with offender


SNAP press release - 03/02/11
WI: Newly discovered evidence shows Pope moved slowly with offender


SNAP press statement - 03/01/11
MN: New proof of Dolan-Ratzinger delays surfaces; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/28/11
CA judge upholds novel pedophile priest case; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/28/11
TX: Archbishop hides new clergy sex abuse lawsuit

"Organization alleges church official 'concealed child sex crimes'"

SNAP letter - 02/26/11
MO: Letter to Bishop Johnston

"You Have to Hear This . . ."

SNAP press release - 02/26/11
MO: Sex Abuse Victims Urge Bishop to do Outreach


SNAP press statement - 02/25/11
CA: Notorious CA predator priest in court; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/25/11
Ireland: Notorious Irish predator priest in court; SNAP responds

"Va. House clears bill extending time for sex assault victims to sue"

SNAP press release - 02/25/11
TX: Group blasts Corpus Christi bishop over predator


SNAP press statement - 02/25/11
IL Supreme Court rules against child sex abuse victim.


SNAP press statement - 02/25/11
MO: St. L firefighter, abused by priest, loses @ IL Supreme Ct


SNAP press statement - 02/24/11
CA: Statement regarding Fr. Gerald Wertz

"How to really reform the Phila. Archdiocese"

SNAP press statement - 02/24/11
VA lawmakers extend SOL: SNAP Responds


SNAP press statement - 02/24/11
PA: SNAP response to Archdiocese apology


SNAP press release - 02/24/11
CA: New clergy sex abuse & cover up lawsuit is filed


SNAP press release - 02/24/11
MO: Victims urge Belleville bishop to oust cleric


SNAP press release - 02/24/11
CA: New clergy sex abuse & cover up lawsuit is filed


SNAP press release - 02/23/11
MN: Victim to speak to National Guard


SNAP press statement - 02/23/11
WA: Yakima priest suspended in child sex case, SNAP responds

"Bevilacqua role with pedophile priest bared"

SNAP press statement - 02/23/11
MD: Catholic teacher charged with molesting kids; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 02/23/11
MO: Victims want grand jury probe into clergy sex crimes & cover ups


SNAP press statement - 02/22/11
CA: Irish predator priest to be deported, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/22/11
DE: Court upholds "window" sex abuse law, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/22/11
PA: Child Sex Victims Appeals to Parents


SNAP press release - 02/22/11
PA: Victims want two more church grand juries


SNAP press release - 02/22/11
VA: Child sex victims appeal to parents


SNAP press release - 02/22/11
PA: Victims want two more church grand juries


SNAP press statement - 02/21/11
PA: If kids are to be safer, heads must roll. That's the bottom line.


SNAP press statement - 02/21/11
NE: Group blasts Omaha archbishop over predator


SNAP press release - 02/21/11
PA: Victims want new Catholic church lawyer fired


SNAP press release - 02/20/11
PA: Clergy sex victims to hold candlelight vigil

"Philadelphia protesters demand changes to curb sexual abuse by priests"

"New chapter in church sex abuse scandal is written in Cardinal Roger Mahony's final weeks"

SNAP press release - 02/20/11
FL: Clergy sex victims to leaflet cathedral


SNAP press statement - 02/18/11
Chile: Prominent S. American predator found guilty, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/18/11
MO: Ex-Springfield priest is accused of child sex crimes


SNAP press statement - 02/18/11
MN: Catholic officials hide priest's sex crimes for 5 yrs; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 02/18/11
PA: Clergy sex group to hold 2 Philly meetings


SNAP press statement - 02/17/11
PA: SNAP blasts new Rigali plan


SNAP press statement - 02/17/11
Hawaii priest is arrested, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/17/11
CA: Irish-born priest accused of recent abuse of California boy


SNAP press release - 02/17/11
MO: New pedophile priest lawsuit is filed

"Latest report on priest scandal shows church still has wrong priorities"

SNAP press statement - 02/16/11
PA: Sex abuse victims blast latest Rigali moves


SNAP press statement - 02/16/11
NY: Predator priest is jailed; Abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 02/16/11
CA: Court opens predator priests' files; Abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 02/16/11
MA: US Senator was abused as a kid; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/16/11
FL: SNAP to Miami archbishop: Oust PR staffer from "victims" post


SNAP press release - 02/16/11
PA: Sentencing Friday for admitted predator priest


SNAP press statement - 02/16/11
VT: More VT clergy sex cases are filed, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/16/11
FL: Accused Presbyterian molester in court; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 02/16/11
DE: Accused predator priest worked in Delaware


SNAP press release - 02/16/11
MO: Clergy Sex Case is Argued Today Before Appeals Court


SNAP press release - 02/16/11
FL: New clergy child sex abuse & cover up lawsuit filed


SNAP press release - 02/16/11
KY: Clergy sex victims blast archdiocese


SNAP press release - 02/16/11
CA: New child sex abuse & cover-up lawsuit is filed


SNAP press statement - 02/15/11
NY: Albany Catholic officials hid earlier abuse report; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/15/11
KY: Defrocked & convicted rapist priest is now on parish panel


SNAP press release - 02/15/11
PA: Ex-MA therapist is on criticized church abuse panel


SNAP letter - 02/14/11
PA: Open letter to concerned PA citizens & Catholics


SNAP press release - 02/14/11
NH: New lawsuit charges top church staff with "conspiracy"

"Vows of silence"

SNAP press release - 02/14/11
CA: Abuse victims to leaflet school where predator worked


SNAP press release - 02/14/11
Rhode Island man on widely-criticized panel


SNAP letter - 02/13/11
PA: Letter to the USCCB National Review Board


SNAP press release - 02/14/11
PA: New lawsuit charges top church staff with "conspiracy"


SNAP press release - 02/13/11
PA: Victims call for national Catholic church probe


SNAP press statement - 02/12/11
MN: Dolan to be deposed in Milwaukee litigation, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/12/11
CA: Admitted predator priest put in parish 2 yrs ago; SNAP responds

"Los Angeles Archdiocese to Dismiss Priest Over Admission of Molesting Girl"

SNAP press release - 02/12/11
PA: Child abuse group leaflets outside parish


SNAP press statement - 02/11/11
PA: Victims call Archbishop Rigali's announcement mere tinkering


SNAP press statement - 02/11/11
PA: Statement regarding Philadelphia Grand Jury Report


SNAP press statement - 02/11/11
PA: Summary of Philadelphia Grand Jury Report 2/11


SNAP press release - 02/11/11
PA: Clergy sex victims blast archdiocese


SNAP press statement - 02/10/11
PA: 4 Philly Catholic workers charged; SNAP responds

"I remember"

"Avoiding the blame game on abuse"

SNAP press release - 02/07/11
FL: Sex abuse victims blast bishop


SNAP press release - 02/06/11
FL: New records surface about Orlando pedophile priest


SNAP press statement - 02/04/11
KY: SNAP responds to child sex abuse victim's suicide in KY


Joliet diocese secrecy motion

"Man Files Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against Former Boy Scout Leader"

SNAP press statement - 02/02/11
DE Catholic bankruptcy ends: SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/02/11
MD: Priest accused, Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 02/03/11
IL: Joliet diocese refuses to turn over predators' records


SNAP press statement - 02/01/11
FL: Prominent priest admits "boundary violation" with woman

"Child molestation bill wins major victory"

SNAP press release - 01/31/11
OH, WV: Accused priest was sent to 3 treatment centers and 1 psychologist


SNAP press statement - 01/31/11
Netherlands: Salesians 'apologize'; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 01/31/11
WI: Vatican rejects lawsuit service


SNAP press statement - 01/31/11
Vatican won't accept service of US child sex lawsuit; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/25/11
Denver SNAP leader on adult attempted rape case

"Va. man's abuse story moves legislators to act"

SNAP press statement - 01/29/11
Ireland: More charges v. Stockton predator? SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/28/11
NE: Abuse lawsuit against Omaha Catholic officials settles-SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/28/11
Germany: Statement regarding abuse cover ups

"Defrocked priest accused of sex abuse fired from St. Clair Shores parish"

"Silence on accused priest is denounced"

SNAP press release - 01/26/11
MI: Ex predator priest working at parish


SNAP press statement - 01/26/11
SD: Court backs church; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 01/26/11
CA: Notorious fugitive predator priest dies


SNAP press release - 01/26/11
TX: Sex abuse victims "out" another predator priest


SNAP press statement - 01/25/11
AR: Priest removed from parish; clergy sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/25/11
NE: Child sex case v. Omaha priest settles for $946,000; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/25/11
TX: Child sex case v. Corpus Christi priest settles; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 01/25/11
CO: Archbishop attacks rape victim with legal tactics


SNAP press statement - 01/24/11
CA: "Reckless" bishop comes to Santa Rosa, CA; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/24/11
OR: Controversial OR bishop is promoted to CA; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 01/24/11
MO: Child sex victim settles case vs. St. Joe church


SNAP press statement - 01/24/11
CO: Chaput attacks alleged rape victim w/ legal hardball; SNAP responds

"Sex Abuse in the Catholic Church: When Adults Are Victims"

SNAP press release - 01/24/11
DC: Sex abuse victims denounce secrecy

"Missing Mandate From Rome"

SNAP press release - 01/23/11
NY: Clergy sex victims protest at Cathedral

"New priest pedophile scandal set to break in Ireland"

SNAP press statement - 01/21/11
TX: Clergy child sex case settles; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/21/11
AZ: A 2nd Vatican letter surfaces telling AZ bishop to withhold records

"Disillusionment with the Church strong in Salzburg, Austria"

SNAP press statement - 01/21/11
Vatican: A 2nd long-secret Vatican letter surfaces telling bishop to withhold records


SNAP press statement - 01/21/11
PA: Clergy sex misconduct case moves ahead; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/21/11
TX: Child molesting monk flees the US; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/20/11
KY: Church exploits legal technicality in child sex case; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/20/11
VA: Catholic officials block child safety law; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/20/11
MA: Victims challenge bragging by Boston archdiocese


SNAP press statement - 01/20/11
CA: Court to open clergy sex records; SNAP responds

"The Tangled Web Tightens for the Vatican"

SNAP press statement - 01/19/11
IN: Clergy sex abuse victims urge action


SNAP press release - 01/19/11
MO: Victims to US attorney: investigate predator priest


SNAP press statement - 01/19/11
Vatican: Bay Area Vatican lawyer says 'everyone's wrong but me,' SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/19/11
Vatican lawyer & spokesman try to 'explain away' damning letter; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 01/19/11
CA: New pedophile priest suit is filed


SNAP press statement - 01/19/11
MA: Two years later, O'Malley still hides predators' names; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 01/19/11
IN: Clergy sex abuse victims urge action


SNAP press release - 01/19/11
IN: Abuse victims prod three bishops & non-profit agency


SNAP National Conference 2011

SNAP press statement - 01/18/11
FL: Presbyterian missionary predator is arrested; SNAP responds

"Vatican warned Irish bishops not to report abuse"

SNAP press statement - 01/18/11
Vatican: More proof shows Vatican urges stonewalling police; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/18/11
MO: Controversial Catholic group leaves St. Louis, SNAP responds


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SNAP press statement - 01/17/11
Vatican thwarted child sex reports to police, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/16/11
Delaware parish announces effort to overturn Child Victims Act

"Child-porn arrest: Oviedo, Florida man also accused of sex attacks on missionary kids in Africa"

SNAP press statement - 01/14/11
OK: Tulsa bishop loses at OK Supreme Court on pedophile case


SNAP press statement - 01/14/11
SNAP on John Paul II's sainthood & Cardinal Law's aide's promotion


SNAP press statement - 01/14/11
IL appeals court, upholds $5 million verdict in pedophile priest case


SNAP press statement - 01/14/11
MA: Controversial Boston priest promoted to bishop, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/14/11
Vatican: Deceased Pope moving toward sainthood; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/13/11
NY: Outrage over sex offender in Flushing - SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 01/13/11
DE: Victims disclose allegations against ex-priest


SNAP press release - 01/13/11
DE: Eight predators worked at this parish: victims offer consolation


SNAP press release - 01/13/11
FL: Another predator priest abused child in Tampa


SNAP press release - 01/12/11
MO: St. Louis predator priest is defrocked


SNAP press release - 01/12/11
MD: Clergy sex victims beg bishop for help


SNAP press statement - 01/11/11
DE: Clergy sex victims respond to DE bishop's proposal


SNAP press release - 01/11/11
DE: Victims blast new church plan


SNAP press statement - 01/10/11
Malta: Again, abuse victims who meet with Pope end up dismayed


SNAP press release - 01/10/11
IL: Victims ask for hospital event boycott


SNAP press statement - 01/10/11
MO: Knoxville bishop's actions to be focus of MO trial today

"'De-baptism' in Belgium in wake of child abuse scandal"

SNAP press release - 01/09/11
FL: Clergy sex victims leaflet church

"Confession of sin necessary for 'new beginning'"

"On sex abuse, Benedict needs to bring peace this year"

SNAP press statement - 01/06/11
MD: Ex Western MA priest violates parole, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/05/11
MD: Notorious serial predator priest dies; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/05/11
Canada: Predator priest in custody - abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/05/11
MD: Ex Baltimore predator priest is in unusual DE sex settlement

"Milwaukee eighth diocese to file for bankruptcy"

SNAP press release - 01/05/11
Canada: Parish solicits legal funds for accused cleric


SNAP press statement - 01/05/11
MD Predator priest violates parole; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/04/11
SNAP responds to Milwaukee archdiocese Chapter 11 announcement


SNAP press statement - 01/04/11
FL: Clergy sex victims challenge "Fr. Oprah" on abuse


SNAP press release - 01/04/11
CO: Clergy sex victims blast archdiocese


SNAP press statement - 01/03/11
Belgium: Belgian man alleges abuse by nuns at foster home

"Despite outrage, little progress in church scandal"

SNAP press release - 01/03/11
Notorious predator priest welcomed by Ft. Lauderdale cruise line

"At the end of a difficult year, the Roman Catholic Church reflects on its worldwide sexual abuse scandals"

SNAP press release - 12/30/10
CA: Victims want priest kicked off upcoming cruise


SNAP press release - 12/30/10
DE, MD: New figures show "shockingly widespread" abuse in DE & MD

"Church delay on Irish compensation payments to victims of clerical abuse"

SNAP press statement - 12/29/10
OH: Ex-Toledo chancellor honored; Sex abuse victims respond

"Irish ex-priest McCabe denied bail, extradition hearing set"

SNAP press release - 12/27/10
ME: Victims appeal to Maine's congressional delegation


Some of the Mamou missionary kids, along with their parents, have set up a website for missionary kids that have been abused: MK Safety Net.


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"Smugness at root of sex abuse crisis, says Dr Martin Smugness at root of sex abuse crisis, says Dr Martin"

SNAP press statement - 12/24/10
OK: Sex abuse victims blast OK City archbishop's secrecy


SNAP press statement - 12/24/10
ME: Convicted DC predator priest causes controversy in Maine


SNAP press statement - 12/24/10
Ireland: Sex abuse victims blast Irish politician re investigations


SNAP press statement - 12/23/10
ME: Convicted Houston predator priest causes controversy in Maine

"Priest calls for truth on abuse"

SNAP press statement - 12/22/10
WI: Lawyer for predator nun is disciplined; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 12/22/10
MO: Victims disclose secret Catholic sex settlement


SNAP press release - 12/22/10
ME: Clergy sex abuse victims blast Bar Harbor officials


SNAP press statement - 12/21/10
Belgium: Ex-Belgian church leader urges more openness; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 12/21/10
MA: Boston Cardinal should train staff & flock on abuse response

"Pope stirs up victim fury with child sex comments"

SNAP press statement - 12/20/10
CA: Another OC priest is quietly accused of child sex abuse, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/20/10
MA: Sex abuse victims to O'Malley: "Discipline pastor"


SNAP press statement - 12/20/10
FL officials charge CO author of 'pro pedophilia' book; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/20/10
England: Pope calls on Catholic church to 'repair injustice' of sexual abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/20/10
Belgian SNAP leader responds to latest papal abuse remarks


SNAP press release - 12/20/10
OR: Priest who fathered a child still in ministry


SNAP press statement - 12/20/10
Vatican A new culprit-Pope blames 70s for widespread abuse; SNAP responds

"Archdiocese apologizes for Lowell pastor's criticism of abuse allegations"

SNAP press statement - 12/19/10
Irish church still owes hundreds of millions of euros, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/19/10
Again, Vatican delays defrocking serial predator, SNAP responds


"Vatican tried to keep Irish child rapist as priest"

SNAP press statement - 12/17/10
Vatican must help new gov. abuse probe, victims say


SNAP press statement - 12/17/10
Victims praise new Northern Ireland church abuse probe

"Case could sink abuse suits"

SNAP press statement - 12/16/10
New OK City bishop named; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 12/16/10
SNAP blasts 2 NJ bishops re 2 recently-outed predators


SNAP press statement - 12/15/10
Priest faces child sex sentencing in VA on Fri

"Former Boonville priest court hearing again rescheduled"

SNAP press statement - 12/15/10
NJ: Child sex victim settles case vs. ex-NYC big shot Jesuit


SNAP press statement - 12/15/10
$2 million more paid to CA victim of Irish priest-SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/14/10
CT-based Catholic group sued for child sex abuse


SNAP press statement - 12/14/10
ID: Post Falls predator priest ousted; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 12/14/10
Idaho predator priest ousted; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 12/14/10
NJ: Child sex victim settles case vs. ex-Boston big shot Jesuit


SNAP press statement - 12/13/10
Predator priest case goes to TN Supreme Court


SNAP press statement - 12/13/10
MO: For 5th time, serial predator priest gets a delay; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/13/10
Mexico: Controversial Catholic group takes "tiny step," SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 12/13/10
CA: Clergy sex abuse victims file complaint against priests' lawyer


SNAP press statement - 12/13/10
ID: No charges for LDS members aware of man's crimes; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 12/13/10
KY: Child sex victim speaks publicly for the first time


SNAP press release - 12/13/10
Group wants Catholic official fired


SNAP press statement - 12/12/10
Child sex victim settles case vs. big shot Jesuit now in Rome

"Extending justice"

SNAP press statement - 12/12/10
Abuse victims declare solidarity with child-orphanage-victims in Germany


SNAP press statement - 12/11/10
Notorious CA/Irish predator arrested-Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 12/11/10
Ireland "caved" to Vatican on sex abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 12/10/10
CA, Mexico: Victims urge Pope to lean on 2 key Catholic prelates


SNAP press statement - 12/10/10
Finland: Lutheran church changes sex rules; Abuse victims respond

"Bad publicity: What's it worth to Winona, Minnesota diocese?"

SNAP press statement - 12/09/10
MA: Group praises 3 Boston-area victims of newly-outed priest


SNAP press statement - 12/09/10
The Netherlands: Vatican has "no comment" re 2,000 Victims; SNAP Responds


SNAP press release - 12/09/10
CA: Victims appeal to new Fresno diocese head


SNAP press statement - 12/09/10
N.J. Senate to consider relaxing limits on sex abuse lawsuits; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/09/10
AL: Minister arrested for child sex crimes; SNAP responds

"World is getting more corrupt, says transparency poll"

SNAP press statement - 12/09/10
ME: More "inexcusable" Secrecy by Maine's Bishop; SNAP Responds


SNAP press statement - 12/09/10
2,000 in Netherlands report being abused by predator priests


SNAP press statement - 12/08/10
$1 in punitive damages levied vs. Catholic parish, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/08/10
Few churches with sex offenders have restrictions, survey shows

"Dutch want Catholic Church to address abuse"

SNAP press statement - 12/08/10
IL: Victims Ask New Joliet Bishop for Action


SNAP press statement - 12/08/10
VA: Richmond Man Settles Child Sex Case vs. Catholic Church


SNAP press release - 12/08/10
IL: Sixteen child sex cases against cleric settle

"Church honors advocate for abuse victims"

SNAP press statement - 12/07/10
Several Fargo Child Sex Cases Settle vs. Catholic Church


SNAP press statement - 12/06/10
IL: Ex-Peoria bishop still protects predator priests; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/06/10
NJ: Victims to NJ Archbishop "House predator priests in 'secure treatment center'"


SNAP press statement - 12/06/10
DC: Victims to DC Archbishop "House predator priests in 'secure treatment center'"

"Woman who says she was abused by priest helps others"

SNAP press statement - 12/06/10
Vatican: SNAP blasts Cardinal Burke's view of abuse crisis

"Newark archbishop shielded at least 4 priests accused of sexual abuse"

SNAP press release - 12/05/10
IL: Catholics & victims to leaflet outside church


SNAP press release - 12/05/10
CA: Abuse victims to leaflet outside church event


SNAP press release - 12/05/10
DC: Abuse victims to leaflet outside parish


SNAP press statement - 12/03/10
Houston Catholic priest arrested; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 12/03/10
CA: LA Catholic cardinal should be disinvited, SNAP says


SNAP press statement - 12/03/10
Germany: Abuse victims blast German bishops for seeking forgiveness


SNAP press statement - 12/03/10
TX: Convicted Houston predator priest's resigns from panel; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/03/10
ME: Clergy sex victims applaud predator priest's resignation


SNAP press statement - 12/03/10
DC Catholic officials should do more to monitor predator priests


SNAP - 12/03/10
MN: SNAP statement re 2 bishops seeking $132,000 from abuse victim

"Diocese lambasted for seeking legal fees from man who sued"

SNAP press statement - 12/02/10
MN SNAP director on 2 bishops attacking a survivor


SNAP press statement - 12/02/10
IL: Appeals court upholds priest's conviction; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/02/10
Vatican Defends Pope's Record On Sexual Abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 12/02/10
MN: A 2nd MN bishop seeks thousands from clergy sex abuse victim


SNAP press release - 12/02/10
MN: Another prelate now wants thousands from alleged victim


SNAP press statement - 12/02/10
Jurors to weigh more damages vs. church; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/02/10
DE: Victims Blast DE Bishop for "Deception" Yesterday


SNAP press statement - 12/02/10
MO: Archbishop meets with Sullivan, Missouri parishioners over financial 'irregularities'; SNAP responds

"Church official calls for release of documents"

SNAP press statement - 12/01/10
CA: Controversial Catholic official comes to Stockton; Victims object


SNAP press statement - 12/01/10
SNAP comments on new St. Louis bishop & retiring St. Louis bishop


SNAP press release - 12/01/10
WA: Victims group to leaflet over new Seattle archbishop


SNAP press release - 11/30/10
CA: Three groups push to open church records

"Another Eddie Long controversy"

"Archbishop Ratzinger Failed to Deal with Suspected Pedophile Priest"

SNAP press statement - 11/29/10
New records & witnesses incriminate Pope in child sex case

"'Tell us the truth': Sex abuse victim's plea to the Pope"

SNAP press statement - 11/24/10
Archbishop Nienstedt pushing for $64,000 in legal costs from alleged abuse victim; SNAP responds

"Parishioners rally behind priest accused of sexual abuse"

SNAP press release - 11/24/10
MN: Archbishop wants $64,000 from alleged victim


SNAP press statement - 11/23/10
Vatican: In his new book Pope again blasts media


SNAP press statement - 11/23/10
PA: Another Philly predator priest suspended, SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 11/23/10
TX: Predator priest plotted murder of his victim, SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 11/22/10
IL: Catholic hospice chaplain is sued


SNAP press release - 11/21/10
VA: Victims and supporters to leaflet outside Fairfax church


Incredible film, HOLY WATER-GATE, on the Documentary Channel


SNAP press release - 11/20/10
Clergy sex victims appeal to 24 new Catholic officials


SNAP press statement - 11/19/10
Abuse Victims "disappointed" by Cardinals' Meeting in Rome


SNAP press statement - 11/19/10
NH priest doesn't get medical parole; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 11/19/10
Groups prod newly elected bishops' leader


SNAP press statement - 11/19/10
Statements from SNAP Leaders from 4 Nations


SNAP press release - 11/19/10
Rome: Victims from 4 countries confront Catholic officials


SNAP press release - 11/18/10
TX: Unusual new lawsuit says diocese is "criminally complicit"


SNAP press statement - 11/17/10
Catholic school staffer disciplined; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 11/17/10
Boston Archbishop Meets With Church Abuse Victims; SNAP responds

"Dolan elected president of U.S. Catholic bishops conference"

SNAP press statement - 11/16/10
Victims "thrilled" that ex Chicago Catholic official losses


SNAP press release - 11/16/10
OK: Victim wins court ruling in pedophile priest case


SNAP press statement - 11/16/10
Clergy Sex Abuse Victims Praise DC Area Judge for New Ruling


SNAP press statement - 11/16/10
Clergy abuse victims decry NY archbishops win but applaud AZ bishop's loss


SNAP press release - 11/16/10
Victim wins court ruling in pedophile priest case


SNAP press release - 11/15/10
Victims Vigil Tonight Outside US Bishop's Meeting; Oppose 2 Candidates


SNAP press statement - 11/15/10
Sex abuse victims blast Boston Cardinal for "callousness"

"Top Catholic bishop denies knowing of abuse"

SNAP press release - 11/14/10
Group opposes 2 candidates running to head America's bishops


SNAP press release - 11/14/10
Ex-Chicago priest may head America's bishops


SNAP press statement - 11/13/10
SNAP blasts ex-Chicago priest who is near-certain new head of US bishops conference

"Concern over delay in listing accused priests"

SNAP press release - 11/12/10
NY archbishop running to head America's prelates


SNAP press release - 11/11/10
MA: Victims & advocates want Worcester bishop to "come clean"


SNAP press statement - 11/11/10
Catholic bishop beats abuse victims' mom in court; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 11/11/10
NH Victims & advocates try to buy Catholic ads


SNAP press release - 11/11/10
MA: Victims & advocates to Boston's Cardinal: "Stay home"

"Court transcripts from the Diocese of Bridgeport's abuse cases become theater"

SNAP press statement - 11/10/10
FL: Notorious predator priest jailed, clergy, sex victims respond


SNAP press statement - 11/10/10
Accused predator priest is believed to be living in/near Lincoln NE


SNAP press statement - 11/09/10
TX: New clergy sex & fraud suit filed; Victims respond


SNAP press statement - 11/09/10
Ireland: Call for Magdalene Inquiry: Victims respond


SNAP press release - 11/09/10
TX: New lawsuit filed involving predator priest


SNAP press release - 11/09/10
CA: Clergy sex abuse victim files new lawsuit


SNAP press statement - 11/08/10
Lake Worth, Florida ex-priest accused of sexual battery to be evaluated for


SNAP press statement - 11/08/10
Statement regarding San Francisco Archbishop William Levada


SNAP press statement - 11/08/10
Pope & Cardinals to talk about abuse in Rome - Sex abuse victims demand action - SNAP

"Serb Church accused of sex abuse cover-up"

SNAP press statement - 11/08/10
Pope & Cardinals to talk about abuse; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 11/07/10
CA: Victims to Leaflet Parish Where Convicted Predator Worked

"Bayonne, New Jersey man victimized by priest is among 200 men sexually abused as children appearing on Oprah Winfrey show this afternoon and next Friday"

SNAP press statement - 11/04/10
CA: Church Sexual Harassment Case Settled - Sex Abuse Victims Respond


SNAP press statement - 11/04/10
Belgium: My remarks on gays twisted, says cleric


SNAP press statement - 11/03/10
FL: Ex-Priest and Alleged Pedophile Neil Doherty Back in Jail


SNAP press statement - 11/02/10
CA: Priest wins reduced bail; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 11/02/10
Belgium: Spokesman of conservative archbishop quits; says he can no longer speak for a 'loose canon'; SNAP responds

"Vestal: Dad essential in making church address abuse"

"Group Raises Awareness About Priest Who Fathered 3 Children"

SNAP press release - 10/31/10
Victims to leaflet outside Catholic church


SNAP press statement - 10/28/10
TN priest pleads "innocent;" SNAP responds

"O.C. chaplain cited in pedophile documents"

SNAP press release - 10/28/10
SNAP: Judges violate Ohio Supreme Court ruling


SNAP press release - 10/27/10
Notorious CA/Irish predator priest sued for abusing 5 year old

"Pedophile Priest Fled To Mexico"

SNAP letter - 10/26/10
CA: Letters to Pope & Sacramento bishop re: admitted predator priest still in ministry now


SNAP press statement - 10/26/10
Ontario priest charged with child molestation - SNAP responds

"Abuse claims detailed in unsealed Ca. church docs"

SNAP press release - 10/26/10
Clergy sex abuse victim speaks publicly for first time


SNAP press statement - 10/24/10
SNAP statement


SNAP press release - 10/25/10
CA: Victims to San Diego bishop: Stop delaying more disclosure

"On sex abuse, pope needs to address root causes"

"Sex Abuse Lurks Behind Catholic Election"

SNAP press statement - 10/22/10
Irish bishop won't face charges; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 10/22/10
Ex LA area priest guilty of abuse; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 10/22/10
SNAP blasts Ed Martin for "demagoguery" and "dodging"

"More abuse cases hit Norwegian Catholic Church"

SNAP press statement - 10/20/10
DE: Statement regarding Fr. McCandless


SNAP press statement - 10/20/10
DE: Admitted predator priest to skip trial; Victims respond


SNAP press statement - 10/20/10
DC: Archbishop Wuerl is promoted by Pope; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 10/20/10
MO: Burke is promoted by Pope; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 10/20/10
IL: Clergy sex victims pass out fliers in Hyde Park


SNAP press release - 10/20/10
DE: A third Catholic principal is alleged abuser

"Losing Our Religion"

"Pope: Church feels 'shame and regret' for abuse"

SNAP press statement - 10/18/10
Vatican: Pope defends priestly celibacy; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 10/17/10
IL: Catholics & victims to leaflet outside church

"New Report Shows Extent of Priest Abuse in Chicago"

SNAP press release - 10/14/10
MD: Child sex victims want Catholic woman ousted from governor's panel


Assignment Records of Accused Priests Who Have Worked in the Chicago Archdiocese
Data on Chicago Parishes
Comparison Between Chicago and National Numbers


SNAP press release - 10/11/10
IL: More than 250 Chicago parishes had accused priests

""The Unbreakable Child", memoir details abuse"

"More than half of Chicago parishes have had a priest accused of sex abuse, report says"

SNAP press statement - 10/11/10
Statement regarding Voice of the Faithful work history project


"Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) apologizes for abuse during mission work"

SNAP press release - 10/05/10
Top Canadian Orthodox bishop steps aside


SNAP press release - 10/05/10
FL: New Clergy Sex Abuse & Cover Up Lawsuit Filed Against Archdiocese of Miami


SNAP press release - 10/05/10
MO: "Horrific" child sex case filed against 2 priests, one from Reno


SNAP press statement - 10/04/10
TX: Southeast Texas man says two Catholic priests molested him; SNAP responds

"Priest seeks release in extradition fight over sexual assault charges"

SNAP press release - 10/01/10
Pittsburgh: Victims prod judge for "toughest" sentence


SNAP press statement - 09/30/10
Court rules on friars' records public in sex cases; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 10/01/10
Pedophile priest case vs. Pope takes big step forward


SNAP press statement - 10/01/10
Lawsuit versus Pope moves forward; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 09/30/10
Victims prod judge for toughest sentence


SNAP press release - 09/29/10
Native American Sex Abuse Victims Blast New Law


SNAP press release - 09/29/10
New lawsuit charges that ex-pastor molested boy


SNAP press statement - 09/28/10
Former altar boy files sexual abuse lawsuit against Bridgeport diocese; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 09/28/10
New lawsuit filed vs. notorious pedophile priest


SNAP press statement - 09/27/10
Allentown Diocese removes two priests on sex abuse allegations; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 09/27/10
Stockton, California: Clergy sex abuse victims seek outreach


SNAP press statement - 09/24/10
Pastors Meet to Pray for Bishop Long; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 09/24/10
Diocese asks judge to dismiss lawsuit involving former Central Catholic priest; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 09/23/10
Bishop declines request to resign; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 09/23/10
Statement regarding Joliet, Illinois Bishop


SNAP press release - 09/23/10
Victims prod prosecutor & blast Catholic bishop


SNAP press release - 09/23/10
Victims beg accused minister's backers for "sensitivity"


SNAP press release - 09/23/10
Sex abuse victims blast NY archbishop


SNAP press statement - 09/22/10
Episcopal Church asks Pennsylvania bishop to step down; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 09/22/10
Trial is next week for accused predator priest


SNAP press statement - 09/22/10
SNAP statement regarding Bishop Long of Atlanta

"Pennsylvania: House of Bishops calls on Bennison to resign"

SNAP press statement - 09/21/10
Vatican claims transparency amid laundering probe; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 09/21/10
Clergy sex victims applaud; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 09/20/10
Victims want Seattle archbishop's appointment rescinded


SNAP press release - 09/20/10
Two OK Catholic groups lose in child sex case

"An Abuse Survivor's Message for the Vatican: Apologies and Accountability Are Due"

SNAP press release - 09/20/10
London: Victims unveil '5 point action plan' after UK papal visit-10:30 a.m. Monday


SNAP press release - 09/19/10
Clergy sex victims vigil and leaflet along popemobile route - Sunday at noon


SNAP press statement - 09/18/10
SNAP responds to papal meeting with a few victims


SNAP press statement - 09/18/10
Yet more papal words about abuse; Child sex victims respond


SNAP press release - 09/18/10
New York City: Sex abuse victims blast NY archbishop


SNAP press release - 09/18/10
London: Clergy sex victims to make signs for anti-Pope march


SNAP press statement - 09/17/10
Martin talks re cover up; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 09/17/10
London: Clergy sex victims from 5 nations want Pope to rescind appointment


SNAP press statement - 09/16/10
New Seattle church head ordained troubled priest last year

"Victim's message to pope: Our souls were 'murdered'"

SNAP press statement - 09/16/10
New Seattle bishop announced; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 09/16/10
Pope addresses sex abuse scandal as he starts visit to Britain; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 09/16/10
Edinburgh & Glasgow: As Pope arrives in Scotland, clergy sex victims speak up

"Catholic Church Abuse Victims Come to Britain for Pope Visit"

SNAP press statement - 09/15/10
Clergy sex victims respond to Catholic legal moves


SNAP press release - 09/15/10
Sex abuse victims blast NY archbishop over Harlem pastor


SNAP press statement - 09/14/10
Clergy sex victims blast Lord Patton


SNAP press release - 09/15/10
Edinburgh: Clergy sex victims want Pope to discipline Cardinal


SNAP press statement - 09/14/10
Belgian bishops admit worry re $$; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 09/14/10
Accused predator priest put back in parish

"How can decent Catholics back the Pope - a man who hid child abuse and calls gays evil?"

SNAP press release - 09/14/10
Dublin: Clergy sex victims urge church to set up data base of predator priests


SNAP press release - 09/13/10
Abuse group blasts popular statewide non-profit group


SNAP press statement - 09/13/10
SNAP statement about Belgian bishops' plans


SNAP press release - 09/13/10
Victims urge bishops to set up data base of predator priests


Upcoming Healing Events

SNAP press release - 09/12/10
Event in Brussels today: Groups blast abuse report & bishops' plan


SNAP press release - 09/10/10
Abuse victims blast South County pastor


SNAP press statement - 09/10/10
Clergy sex victims pan Belgium church abuse report


SNAP press statement - 09/09/10
Belgian Catholic bishops get to hide evidence; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 09/09/10
2 more victims sue Santa Rosa Catholic dicoese


SNAP press statement - 09/09/10
Clergy sex abuse victims blast new Spokane bishop

"Oregon abuse case lawyers want to question cardinals"

SNAP press release - 09/09/10
Victims urge Mahony to set up data base of predator priests


SNAP press statement - 09/09/10
Statement by Barbara Blaine of SNAP


SNAP press statement - 09/08/10
Clergy sex victims blast archdiocese over twice accused priest


SNAP press statement - 09/08/10
Priest who tried to commit suicide gets 4 years for sex assault; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 09/08/10
Abuse Victims Warn Bishop: Keep Problem Priest Out of Parishes


SNAP press release - 09/08/10
Clergy sex victims urge Pope to set up data base of predator priests


SNAP press release - 09/08/10
Predatory preacher sues over Internet postings


SNAP press statement - 09/07/10
Belgian cardinal says he should've asked bishop to resign; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 09/07/10
Victims praise outspoken priests


SNAP press release - 09/07/10
Sex abuse victims leaflet outside Catholic event

"New Jersey abuse survivors group asks Newark Roman Catholic archbishop to release names of church's child molesters"

SNAP press release - 09/05/10
Child sex victims want bishop to act


SNAP press statement - 09/03/10
TN predator priest arrested; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 09/03/10
Predator priest's extradition hearing delayed


SNAP press statement - 09/03/10
SNAP wants probe into Amish for hiding child sex crimes


SNAP press statement - 09/03/10
Child sex suit settled vs. notorious IN/TN predator priest


SNAP press statement - 09/03/10
Accused Catholic priest denies child sex abuse, SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 09/02/10
Hearing is set for today in accused predator priest case


SNAP press statement - 09/01/10
Clergy sex group blasts 'near-certain' upcoming meeting by Pope w/ victims


SNAP press statement - 09/01/10
A "most wanted" molester is caught; Bishop should do outreach, SNAP says


SNAP press statement - 09/01/10
Stunning 68 page new report on crimes at overseas mission is released


SNAP press release - 09/01/10
Key findings in the new report on abuse at "Fanda," the New Tribes Mission school in Senegal - Aug 2010


SNAP press release - 09/01/10
Stunning report on crimes at mission is released


SNAP press statement - 08/31/10
Michigan clergy sex victim speaks out; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 08/31/10
New bishops' policy is backwards


SNAP press statement - 08/31/10
Victims respond to new policy by German Bishops

"Priest charged with sex assault in Va. served as chaplain in NH"

SNAP press statement - 08/30/10
Pope must act on bishop who covered up admitted crimes, SNAP says


SNAP press statement - 08/30/10
Trial vs. accused predator priest dismissed; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 08/29/10
Victims' Response to Deacon being removed


SNAP press release - 08/29/10
Victims to hand out leaflets to parishioners


SNAP press release - 08/29/10
Abuse victims to leaflet outside parish


SNAP press release - 08/30/10
Catholic bishops urged to help law enforcement


SNAP press release - 08/30/10
Catholic bishop urged to help law enforcement


SNAP press release - 08/29/10
Victims want Catholic officials fired


SNAP press statement - 08/27/10
Ex-Central Catholic priest made teen pregnant, lawsuit says; SNAP responds

"Diocese: No proof against priest found"

SNAP press release - 08/27/10
New court ruling lets predator priest case go forward


SNAP press statement - 08/26/10
Twice accused priest is kept in ministry in OK


SNAP press release - 08/26/10
Second child sex & cover up suit filed re Irish priest


SNAP press release - 08/26/10
Cleric ordered to pay $500,000


SNAP press release - 08/26/10
Child sex abuse victims want bishop to do "outreach"


SNAP press statement - 08/25/10
Judge grants bishops' secrecy motion, Victims respond


SNAP press statement - 08/25/10
Another Lansing predator priest is exposed; SNAP responds

"Memorial event set for Friday in Vernon for priest abuse victim from Pequannock"

SNAP press statement - 08/25/10
Clergy sex victims blast Peoria bishop's new secrecy move


SNAP press statement - 08/24/10
2 Catholic staffers resign; SNAP responds

"Diocese attempts to seal records in sex abuse lawsuit"

SNAP press statement - 08/24/10
2 Catholic teachers resign; diocese kept allegations secret


SNAP press statement - 08/23/10
Catholic priests lose trust, poll shows; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 08/23/10
Clergy sex victims blast Catholic officials

"The sad saga of Ray Skettini"

"Trial set for priest accused of molestation"

"Sexual Misconduct by Clergy: Who's to Blame?"

"Survivors champion need to speak out about abuse"

SNAP press statement - 08/19/10
Zen Studies Society Announces Ethics Investigation; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 08/19/10
Irish Catholic priest's victim reports to police


SNAP press statement - 08/19/10
Ex Utah clergyman arrested on child sex charges


SNAP press release - 08/19/10
Clergy sex abuse victim files new lawsuit


SNAP press statement - 08/19/10
Ex-Idaho minister arrested for child sex abuse

"At Fairfield University, praise for Perlitz replaced with silence"

SNAP press statement - 08/18/10
Abuse claims at top Catholic school; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 08/18/10
CT Catholic predator pleads guilty; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 08/18/10
Mom to make impassioned appeal


SNAP press statement - 08/18/10
Trial set in case of predator priest in Nashville

"Trial date set in civil lawsuit against former Catholic priest with Terre Haute, IN ties"

SNAP press statement - 08/17/10
Hearing in Missouri over parole of Fr. Gary Wolken

"Walpole, MA priest faces assault and battery charges"

SNAP press release - 08/16/10
Clergy sex victims challenge 8 bishops


SNAP press statement - 08/13/10
Judge lets DE pedophile priest cases move ahead; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 08/13/10
Court rules to allow Belgian clergy abuse inquires; SNAP responds

"Pope Rejects Resignations of Irish Bishops Accused in Sex Abuse Crisis"

SNAP press release - 08/12/10
Twice accused predator priest still working


SNAP press release - 08/12/10
Child sex abuse victims want bishop to do "outreach"


SNAP press statement - 08/11/10
SNAP blasts Pope for "rubbing salt into wounds"


SNAP press statement - 08/11/10
Victims prod Catholic staff for outreach re: Irish predator

"Pickets at Episcopal offices"

SNAP press release - 08/11/10
Sex victims try to hand deliver letter to nuns


SNAP press statement - 08/10/10
SNAP Press Statement


SNAP press release - 08/10/10
Local predator priest has parole hearing next week


SNAP press release - 08/10/10
Clergy sex victims blast Episcopalians


SNAP press release - 08/10/10
Sex Abuse Victims Blast Nuns' Group

"Duo warns parishioners of sex abuse"

"Clergy abuse in Delaware: 'Horrific' rape allegations surface in diocese case"

SNAP press release - 08/08/10
Parents are warned about recently released predator


SNAP press statement - 08/06/10
Ex Columbus predator priest is arrested in Canada; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 08/06/10
Ex-pastor to be released as sex offender for touching girl; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 08/06/10
Sex abuse victims get to testify in court


SNAP press statement - 08/06/10
Case vs. predator priest is withdrawn; He walks free; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 08/05/10
Philly Episcopal bishop's church conviction overturned; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 08/05/10
Springfield bishop rebuffs victims on child safety requests; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 08/05/10
Child sex victims lash out at bishop


SNAP press release - 08/04/10
Offending cleric is permanently being removed


SNAP press release - 08/03/10
US-based groups ask high-ranking Catholic official to step aside


SNAP press statement - 08/03/10
Former Knoxville priest indicted on more sex abuse charges; SNAP responds


SNAP National Conference 2010

Interpreters for deaf/hoh participants will be available


2010 SNAP Conference Schedule (Updated)

"Episcopal leaders taking steps to address sex abuse by clergy"

SNAP press statement - 07/29/10
Clergy sex victims applaud arrest of AZ clergy

"Group pressing new bishop to act against clergy involved in abuse"

SNAP press statement - 07/28/10
IL predator priest is free again; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/28/10
TN / NC predator priest pleads guilty; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 07/28/10
Predator priest expected to plead today


SNAP press statement - 07/23/10
Vatican blasts gay priests; sex victims respond

"Trusted, beloved, accused"

"In abuse cases, church rules aren't enough - call police"

SNAP press release - 07/21/10
Sex abuse victims beg choir directors for help


SNAP press release - 07/21/10
Sex abuse victims beg bishop for help

"Marthasville, Missouri woman helps victims of clergy sex abuse"

SNAP press release - 07/21/10
New clergy abuse & cover up suit is filed


SNAP press statement - 07/20/10
Ohio Supreme Court rules for victim & against predator priest


SNAP press release - 07/20/10
"First ever" clergy sex abuse lawsuit is filed

"German court sentences priest to a 10-month suspended sentence for sexually abusing girls"

SNAP press statement - 07/20/10
Wisconsin Supreme Court Keeps Prominent Priest Locked Up


SNAP press release - 07/20/10
Sex victim speaks publicly for first time


SNAP press statement - 07/19/10
Pope Benedict XVI removes Youngstown priest; SNAP responds

"Former priest to be released from prison July 28"

SNAP press release - 07/19/10
Alleged predator priest now works in KC

"Rome Fiddles, We Burn"

SNAP press statement - 07/16/10
Female Lutheran bishop resigns over abuse case; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/15/10
SNAP praises MA judge's ruling re Bishop Dupre deposition


SNAP press statement - 07/15/10
Accused priest's backers hold vigil; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 07/15/10
Man with AIDS is accused of "assault with deadly weapon;" SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/15/10
Vatican breaks UN treaty on children's safety; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/15/10
US-based clergy victims group backs Austrian call for Vatican records


SNAP press statement - 07/15/10
2nd SNAP response to new Vatican guidelines


SNAP press statement - 07/15/10
New bishop vows patience; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 07/15/10
Clergy sex abuse victims blast diocese


SNAP press statement - 07/14/10
Clergy sex victims blast new ruling re CT predator


SNAP press statement - 07/14/10
Serial IL predator priest soon gets out of jail; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/14/10
Clergy sex victims blast LA archdiocese on settlement anniversary

"Whatever happened at Father Cooper's cabin in 1971, the archdiocese isn't responsible"

"Church misleads sex abuse victims"

SNAP press release - 07/14/10
200 clergy sex victims meet amid growing global Catholic crisis


SNAP press statement - 07/13/10
Missouri abuse victims challenge court, church & lawmakers


SNAP press release - 07/13/10
Alleged predator priest passes away


SNAP press statement - 07/13/10
Clergy sex abuse victims challenge WV Jesuit University


SNAP press statement - 07/13/10
Clergy sex victims challenge PA Episcopal bishop


SNAP press statement - 07/13/10
Priest who worked in NH is arrested for child sex crime


SNAP press release - 07/13/10
Victims blast MO Supreme Court


SNAP press statement - 07/12/10
West Virginia Priest Arrested; victims respond


SNAP press statement - 07/12/10
SNAP responds: 4 more lawsuits filed naming Fr Dan McCormack


SNAP press statement - 07/12/10
Victims Support Guam Mandatory Reporter Bill


SNAP press release - 07/12/10
Victims to blast Swiss authorities re Polanski at news conference


SNAP press statement - 07/12/10
LA area abuse victim / advocate comments re: Polanski


SNAP press statement - 07/12/10
Sex Abuse Victims Respond to Polanski Decision

"Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania: Former Episcopal Bishop Sexually Abused Four Women"

"The Pope's Duty"

SNAP press statement - 07/09/10
Victims blast CT archbishop over "recklessness"


SNAP press statement - 07/08/10
Accused Bishop McGuinness Chaplain Turns Himself In; SNAP responds

"The Belgians Make Washington Look Bad"

"Victim of priest sex abuse gives advice to parents"

SNAP press release - 07/08/10
Famed Television Personality Sued For Childhood Sexual Abuse


SNAP press statement - 07/07/10
Clergy sex victims respond to new CT pedophile priest lawsuit


SNAP press statement - 07/07/10
Priest in Indiana & Florida sued for abuse


SNAP press statement - 07/07/10
Former Charlotte area priest facing sex abuse allegations; Sex abuse victims respond

"Vatican's New Rules Against Child Sex Abusers to Maintain Status Quo"

SNAP press statement - 07/06/10
Priest Accused of Stealing $1 Million for Sordid Life Surrenders; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/06/10
Police question Belgian cardinal over child abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/06/10
SNAP responds to new Bay Area Catholic bishop


SNAP press statement - 07/06/10
Pope revises sex-abuse norms; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/02/10
Massachusetts Priest Reinstated After Being Put On Leave; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 07/02/10
Victims blast MO Supreme Court


SNAP press statement - 07/02/10
7/2 Statement by Joelle Casteix of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests 949 322 7434


SNAP press release - 07/01/10
Priest targeted in new suit vs. Vatican lives here


SNAP press statement - 06/30/10
SNAP comments on new Spokane bishop


SNAP press statement - 06/30/10
SNAP comments on new Boston bishops


SNAP press release - 06/30/10
Victims push Catholic officials for action


SNAP press release - 06/30/10
Clergy sex victims push new bishop for action


SNAP press statement - 06/29/10
Oregon SNAP leader on US Supreme Court case


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Weekend of Recovery Registration open for Ontario

SNAP press release - 06/30/10
Clergy sex victims pushes new bishop for action

TV show tonight, Tuesday, in US re bishops hiding assets

"Belgium hits back at Vatican over paedophilia raids"

SNAP press release - 06/29/10
Clergy sex victims praise court ruling - SNAP event in Portland, OR


SNAP press release - 06/29/10
Clergy sex victims praise court ruling - SNAP event in Chicago

"Outraged over police raid on church offices? Wait for what is revealed"

SNAP press statement - 06/28/10
SNAP Press Statement


SNAP press statement - 06/28/10
Court lets Vatican-sex abuse lawsuit move forward; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/28/10
Pope stifles abuse discussions; Clergy sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/28/10
Clergy sex victims welcome resignation in Belgium


SNAP press statement - 06/27/10
Pope: Belgian sex abuse raids deplorable; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/25/10
Priest pays $500 fine in prostitution case; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/25/10
Kansas priest pleads guilty; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/25/10
Clergy sex abuse victims respond to Austrian bishops' payment plan


SNAP press statement - 06/25/10
Vatican blasts Belgian police raid; Sex abuse victims blast Vatican


SNAP press release - 06/25/10
Cincy church officials won't release info about deceased predator


SNAP press statement - 06/25/10
Some Belgian victims may be upset; US abuse group reassures them


SNAP press release - 06/25/10
Accused predator priest reportedly now in Buffalo area


SNAP press statement - 06/24/10
Clergy sex victims blast head of Belgium church abuse panel


SNAP press statement - 06/24/10
Police raid Belgian Catholic hierarchy in abuse probe; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 06/24/10
Parents of sex abuse victim speak out

"Belgian Catholic offices raided in sex abuse probe"

SNAP press release - 06/24/10
Victims & Catholics want "thorough" lists of offenders


SNAP press statement - 06/23/10
New legal approach for child sex abuse in CA; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/23/10
Sex abuse victims blast Kansas bishops

"The Abuse Puzzle: Despite reforms, the full scope of clergy sex crimes in Kansas is still unknown"

SNAP press statement - 06/23/10
Irish clergy sex abuse & cover up report delayed ; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/22/10
Austrian abuse victims demand compensation from church; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/22/10
Two new PA bishops announced; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/22/10
Clergy sex abuse victims blast Hartford Catholic church re: financial scandal


SNAP press statement - 06/18/10
"Well-connected" Italian priest faces abuse trial; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/18/10
Vatican re-instates accused bishop; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/16/10
Sex abuse victims blast DE bishop


SNAP press statement - 06/16/10
German bishop wants his job back; Sex abuse victims respond

"Roger Mahony Calls Family of Sex-Abuse Victim, Victim "Illegal Aliens""

"Ex-Idahoan says Idaho priest sexually harassed him"

SNAP press statement - 06/15/10
Mahony's deposition released; Clergy sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 06/15/10
Clergy sex abuse victims blast the Pope's/Belgian Bishop inaction on sex abuse

"My Take: Why I can't accept the pope's latest apology"

Rita M. Blaine

SNAP press release - 06/13/10
NEWS EVENT: Abuse victims to Catholics: Deeds, not words, protect kids


SNAP press release - 06/13/10
Clergy sex abuse victims announce new group in Austria

"Pope asks God for forgiveness but offers no apology on priest abuse"

SNAP press release - 06/11/10
US clergy sex abuse victims head to London


SNAP press statement - 06/11/10
Milwaukee bishop promoted to La Cross bishop; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/11/10
Catholic teacher arrested; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/11/10
Victims respond: Pope fails to take action


SNAP press statement - 06/10/10
Pope speaks of "secondary scandals;" Clergy abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/10/10
Priest charged in sex abuse case headed for trial; SNAP responds


SNAP letter - 06/09/10
Letter to Pope Benedict


SNAP press release - 06/09/10
Victims to Pope: "Start clean up in your backyard"


SNAP press release - 06/09/10
SNAP FACT SHEET: Recent Italian Predator Priests


SNAP press release - 06/09/10
SNAP event in Chicago today, Wed.


SNAP press release - 06/09/10
SNAP event in Wash DC today, Wed.


SNAP press statement - 06/09/10
Rulings upheld in boys ranch case; sex abuse victims respond

"Church Abuse: Victims Demand Action From Pope"

SNAP press statement - 06/09/10
Amish man may have molested; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 06/09/10
New time! Re-scheduled! - Man who settled for $4.3 mill. comes forward


SNAP press release - 06/08/10
In Rome, clergy sex victims pan this week's remarks by Pope

"Film: Coming Out of the Shadows of Sexual Abuse"

SNAP press statement - 06/07/10
Ex-NM predator priest may be released from prison


SNAP press statement - 06/07/10
Dolan's Irish probe will allegedly focus on 'doctrine;' SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/07/10
Irish Vatican probe will allegedly focus on 'doctrine;' SNAP responds

"Catholic Church faces renewed questions about disclosing names of abusers"

SNAP press release - 06/06/10
St. Louis clergy sex abuse victim heads to Europe


SNAP press release - 06/06/10
Clergy sex victims pan next week's papal remarks


SNAP press release - 06/05/10
Three US clergy sex abuse victims head to Europe


SNAP press release - 06/05/10
St. Louis clergy sex abuse victim heads to Europe


SNAP press statement - 06/04/10
John Mark Karr, Former JonBenet Ramsey Murder Suspect, Trying to Form Child Sex Cult?; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/04/10
Former priest found guilty of child abuse; clergy sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/04/10
Notorious predator priest starts getting church $$ - SNAP responds

"Kidney Donation Forges New Friendship Between Two Sexual Abuse Survivors"

SNAP press statement - 06/03/10
Betroffene zu Ermittlungen gegen DBK-Chef Zollitsch: Beihilfe zum


SNAP press statement - 06/04/10
Trials vs. notorious predator priest will go forward; SNAP responds

"Victim of ex-priest's abuse says she can never forget"

SNAP press statement - 06/03/10
Lawyer urges Italian bishop be charged in child abuse case; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/03/10
Clergy sex victims seek info about man linked to JonBenet Ramsey

"Cardinal Mahoney's E-mails Studied by Prosecutors in Catholic Child Sex Probe"

SNAP press statement - 06/02/10
Man seeks appeal on sex abuse case; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/02/10
Former MD caregiver avoids jail time for neglect; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/02/10
DA says no charges yet vs. LA archdiocese; clergy sex victims respond


SNAP press statement - 06/02/10
Prosecutors investigating Germany's top cleric; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/02/10
Stiffer visa costs, rules cutting ranks of foreign-born priests; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 06/02/10
Suit Against Del. Pedophile Priest Dismissed; clergy sex abuse victims respond

"Bishops treated as pawns"

SNAP press release - 06/01/10
Clergy abuse victims want bishops to follow Pope's urging


SNAP press statement - 05/31/10
No institution can police itself, so we must look outside the church hierarchy for solutions to crisis

"Sex abuse victims say church is still tenaciously fighting claims"

SNAP press statement - 05/31/10
SNAP Press Statement


SNAP press statement - 05/28/10
Appeals court throws out Memphis priest abuse lawsuit; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/28/10
Clergy sex group blasts Baptist church


SNAP press statement - 05/28/10
Ex-Students' Claims of Sex Abuse by Coach Proceed to Discovery; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/28/10
Allegation against ex-Pilot Grove, MO priest deemed 'credible;' sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 05/28/10
Clergy sex victims blast bishop


SNAP press release - 05/27/10
Predator priest is missing


SNAP press statement - 05/26/10
Child molestation suits stopped; Clergy sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 05/26/10
SNAP warns LA Catholics re: new bishop

"Fourth priest put on leave"

SNAP press statement - 05/25/10
SNAP complains that former Springfield Bishop Thomas Dupre has been allowed to move to Catholic retirement home


SNAP press statement - 05/25/10
Italian bishops rule out abuse inquiry; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/25/10
In Brief to High Court, U.S. Supports Vatican in Sex-Abuse Case; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/25/10
SNAP responds to new clergy sex abuse lawsuit


SNAP press statement - 05/25/10
Statement by David Lorenz, SNAP director of Maryland


SNAP press statement - 05/25/10
Bishop says 100 cases in 10 yrs for Italy priest abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 05/25/10
Clergy sex victims expose abusive bishop's whereabouts


SNAP letter - 05/24/10
Letter to Bishop Leonard Blair


SNAP press release - 05/24/10
Victims blast recent OH Supreme Court Ruling


SNAP press release - 05/23/10
Victims want action on year-old abuse case, 17 others

"Justice suffers when stereotypes used to reach verdict"

SNAP press statement - 05/21/10
Italian bishop should be charged & disciplined, SNAP says

"Bishop did not believe allegations over 'abuser' priest, court hears"

SNAP press statement - 05/19/10
Albany Diocese priest pleads guilty to abusing 2 boys; SNAP responds

"Parents sue Episcopal School of Dallas over daughter's relationship with teacher"

"Catholic Church mess calls for accountability"

SNAP press release - 05/18/10
NEW CHILD SEX ABUSE LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST MANCHESTER DIOCESE AND OBLATES


SNAP press statement - 05/17/10
Vatican says Pope is not liable for day-to-day actions of priests; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/17/10
Vatican rejects appeals by closed Boston churches; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/17/10
Priest accused of sexual abuse brought to Missouri; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/17/10
Court Rules U.S. Can Hold Sex Offenders After Their Sentences Expire; SNAP responds

"Justice for Child Abuse Victims"

SNAP press release - 05/15/10
Sex Abuse Victims Say: Diocese Must Release Documents

"Group wants names of Cleveland diocese priests accused of sex abuse made public"

SNAP press statement - 05/13/10
Diocese of Vermont to pay $17.6M to sex-abuse victims; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/13/10
Priest: 'Jewish press' pushes perv scandal; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 05/13/10
Clergy sex victims blast new Supreme Court ruling


SNAP press statement - 05/12/10
Lawyer to file suits alleging sex abuse: Ocala priest named; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/12/10
Indianapolis Archdiocese settles sex abuse lawsuit; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 05/12/10
Victims want action on year-old abuse case


SNAP press statement - 05/11/10
St. Louis University's choice for commencement speaker sparks debate; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/11/10
Pope Issues His Most Direct Words to Date on Abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/11/10
Bishop approves return of investigated priest; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 05/11/10
Pope's US representative to speak here


SNAP press statement - 05/11/10
Pope: sex scandal church's "greatest persecution"; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 05/11/10
Ex-MA priest abused again, this time in Africa


SNAP press statement - 05/10/10
Statement Regarding Allegation Against Monsignor George J. Mazzotta; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/10/10
Post Falls, Idaho priest on leave amid misconduct allegation; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/10/10
Sex offender housing restrictions may lead to more crimes; SNAP responds

"Schönborn Attacks Sodano and Urges Reform"

SNAP press release - 05/09/10
Clergy sex victims leaflet about just 'outed' predator


SNAP press statement - 05/07/10
Removed Colorado Priest Had Another Misconduct Allegation; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/07/10
Court delays Morning Star trial pending review; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 05/07/10
Catholic sex case settles; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 05/07/10
Sex victims blast 'bizarre' new archdiocesan defense

"Club Ped: Missouri's retreat for pedophile priests"

SNAP press statement - 05/05/10
Ohio Supreme Court rules on child sex abuse / memory repression


SNAP press statement - 05/05/10
SNAP responds to new CBS/NYTimes survey re: clergy sex crisis


SNAP press statement - 05/05/10
New allegations: 2 Milwaukee bishops kept priest's sexual misdeeds hidden for years

"Park City, UT priest slams Catholic Church"

SNAP press release - 05/05/10
Clergy sex abuse victims announce new lawsuit


SNAP press release - 05/04/10
Clergy sex victims leaflet about two predators


SNAP press statement - 05/03/10
Priest removed from ministry for 'inappropriate relationship'; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 05/03/10
US Catholics weigh whether kicking child molesters out of priesthood is best form of justice; SNAP responds

"Abuse crisis is actually a hierarchy crisis"

"Cardinal Levada Blames Celibacy for Clergy Sex Abuse"

"Birthday party a sick parody of Last Supper"

SNAP press release - 05/02/10
Child sex abuse victims to leaflet parishioners leaving Mass


SNAP press statement - 05/01/10
Vatican refuses to admit complicity in concealing predator's crimes


SNAP press statement - 04/30/10
Archdiocese released info today that 4 more victims of McCormack have come forward; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/30/10
Priest pleads not guilty to new sexual abuse charges; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/30/10
Clergy sex abuse victims blast judge's ruling


SNAP press statement - 04/30/10
CT lawmakers won't reform predator-friendly child sex law; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/30/10
Survivors of Sexual Violence rally in Chicago


SNAP press release - 04/30/10
Victims attend court hearing for pedophile priest


SNAP press statement - 04/29/10
Longtime St. Francis Xavier priest named in sexual abuse lawsuit; SNAP responds

"Guest column: Church hierarchy should come clean"

SNAP press release - 04/29/10
Predator Jeff City priest is arrested


SNAP press release - 04/29/10
Clergy sex abuse victim files "first ever" lawsuit


SNAP press statement - 04/29/10
Former MO Priest arrested in NJ: Victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/29/10
Top US Vatican official kept predator in ministry in 1995


SNAP press release - 04/28/10
Clergy sex victims write parishes

"New sex abuse cases hit Catholic Church"

SNAP press release - 04/28/10
Clergy sex abuse victims want 3 panels disbanded


SNAP press statement - 04/27/10
Rome priest on trial for abuse defends pope; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/28/10
Victims of childhood sexual abuse demand passage of HB 5699


SNAP letter - 04/27/10
Letter to Consul General Onno Hückmann


SNAP press statement - 04/27/10
Ex Bay Area pedophile priest is suspended


SNAP press statement - 04/27/10
Clergy sex abuse victims blast two KC Catholic bishops


SNAP press statement - 04/27/10
New York priest accused of sexual assault pleads in TX; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/27/10
Clergy sex abuse victims want 3 panels disbanded


SNAP press statement - 04/26/10
Lawmakers vote to lift limits on sex abuse cases; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/27/10
Clergy sex abuse victims seek German probe

"History will judge the Catholic faith"

SNAP press statement - 04/26/10
Bishop Walsh rejected call to remove Napa priest; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/26/10
Priest convicted of child sex abuse volunteered in Dutch church; SNAP responds

"Church scandal's next wave: Abused girls"

"Bishop Walsh rejected call to remove Napa priest"

Call to Action honors SNAP with their 2009 Leadership Award

"Catholic nuns also abused children"

SNAP press statement - 04/22/10
Vatican says Rome had no role in abuse of WI priest; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/22/10
Man sues Vatican, Pope over WI abuse case; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/22/10
Clergy sex abuse victims & Catholics blast archbishop


SNAP press statement - 04/21/10
Victims of priest abuse respond to new lawsuit filed in Denver


SNAP press statement - 04/21/10
Pope promises "action" on sexual abuse crisis; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/21/10
Controversial Cardinal may step aside; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/21/10
New child-abuse charge against priest; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/21/10
SNAP statement on Connecticut House Bill 5473


SNAP press release - 04/21/10
Clergy sex abuse victims to leaflet outside mass


SNAP letter - 04/20/10
Letter to Archbishop Pietro Sambi


SNAP letter - 04/20/10
Letter to Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl


SNAP press statement - 04/20/10
Clergy sex victims blast DC archbishop as "disingenuous"


SNAP press statement - 04/20/10
US clergy sex abuse victims blast 2 new papal appointments


SNAP press statement - 04/20/10
Ex-priest child abused to be freed today; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/20/10
SNAP blast Chicago church official headed to Springfield IL


SNAP press statement - 04/20/10
New archbishop named for Miami; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/20/10
Victims want Cardinal banned from high mass honoring Pope

"U.S. women continues fight against priest who was transferred to Mexico"

SNAP press statement - 04/19/10
TN predator priest arrested in NC; SNAP responds

"Honesty and justice would be better than a meeting"

SNAP press statement - 04/19/10
German priest 'pressured' to 'take the fall' for Pope; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/18/10
Pope: church will protect young from abuse; SNAP responds

"Learning from broken trust"

SNAP press statement - 04/16/10
Pope mentions 'penance,' - victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/16/10
Couple accused priest of stalking their teen son; sex abuse victims respond

"Embarrassing Vatican letter hailing bishop who hid predator priest"

SNAP press statement - 04/16/10
French bishop praised for shielding priest; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 04/16/10
Victim to Pope: "Go next week to town where predator is"


SNAP press statement - 04/15/10
Pope may meet with abuse victims in Malta; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/15/10
Notorious accused predator pleads guilty


SNAP press statement - 04/15/10
German bishops will bring in prosecutors early; victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/15/10
Statement by Barbara Blaine of Chicago, national president of SNAP


SNAP press release - 04/15/10
Clergy sex victims appeal to Cardinal George


SNAP press release - 04/15/10
Clergy sex victims appeal to Pope


SNAP press release - 04/15/10
Sex abuse victims leaflet neighborhood about predator defrocked priest


SNAP press statement - 04/14/10
Predator priests shuffled around globe; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/14/10
Vatican tamps down uproar over homosexual comment; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/14/10
Pope's number 2, who covered up Murphy case, says homosexuality cause of child sex abuse


SNAP press release - 04/14/10
Man reports predator priest to Catholic diocese

"Only the Pope can sort out the Church's abuse problem"

SNAP press statement - 04/13/10
Clergy sex victims applaud Scout abuse verdict


SNAP press statement - 04/13/10
Boston/NH priest arrested in prostitution sting


SNAP press statement - 04/13/10
Dissolve Legion, clergy sex abuse victims say


SNAP press statement - 04/12/10
Child sex abuse claims against former Catholic priest in Kirkland, WA; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/12/10
Archbishop Chaput removes Centennial, CO priest accused of abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/12/10
Clergy sex victim responds to "one sentence" Vatican change


SNAP press statement - 04/12/10
Legionaries exit Orange, CT; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/12/10
Vatican makes clear bishops must report sex abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/12/10
Vatican posts policy on line; clergy sex abuse victims respond

"Kim Michele Richardson: Still waiting for the church to apologize"

"Italian abuse victims want pope to speak out"

SNAP press release - 04/11/10
Clergy sex victims blast Vatican inaction


SNAP press release - 04/11/10
Abuse Victims to Leaflet Parish Where Accused Cleric Will Work


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SNAP press statement - 04/09/10
Files show future pope resisted defrocking molester priest; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/09/10
Pope's spokesman says he'll meet w/ victims; SNAP responds

"Vatican, Canadian church officials tried to keep sex scandal secret"

"Bishop accused of sexually abusing Newfoundland orphanage resident"

SNAP press release - 04/09/10
New records show that a predator priest worked here

"Theocon Gall Watch"

Video: NJ/FL predator changes name, stalks victim

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SNAP press release - 04/08/10
New sex abuse lawsuit targets Rocksprings Parish, Predator cleric


SNAP press release - 04/08/10
Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Archdiocese of Newark Settles


SNAP press release - 04/08/10
Clergy sex abuse victims call on Pope to punish bishop


SNAP press statement - 04/07/10
Norwegian bishop resigned because of abuse; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/07/10
SNAP statement regarding Fr. Robert Trupia and Fr. Laurence Brett in Maryland


SNAP press statement - 04/07/10
Memphis court documents unsealed in Catholic sex-abuse lawsuit; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 04/07/10
Clergy sex abuse and cover up lawsuit filed in Fresno


Clergy expert speaks tonight in CT


SNAP press release - 04/07/10
Clergy sex abuse victims challenge Pope & archbishop


SNAP press release - 04/07/10
Clergy sex victims seek others hurt by 2 predators


SNAP press release - 04/06/10
Convicted pedophile priest still works for church


SNAP press statement - 04/06/10
Italy sees 130 priests investigated over abuse; victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/06/10
Accused Indian priest says he will return to U.S.; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/06/10
SNAP challenges 4 US bishops


SNAP press statement - 04/06/10
New Archbishop


SNAP press release - 04/06/10
Clergy sex abuse victims challenge 4 bishops


SNAP press statement - 04/05/10
Priest accused of US abuse still working in India; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/05/10
Archbishop John G. Vlazny asks Catholic ministers to cancel Oregonian subscriptions; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/05/10
Priest accused of US abuse still working in India; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/05/10
Pope's immunity to prosecution may be challenged in Britain; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 04/04/10
Lofty statements from Vatican officials do not change the facts


SNAP press statement - 04/03/10
Canon judge appears to have drafted Weakland letter; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/03/10
Archbishop Levada brought back accused priest with conditions; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 04/03/10
Victims respond to 3rd priest left in ministry by then Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope)


SNAP press release - 04/03/10
Clergy sex victims demonstrate outside Vatican Embassy


SNAP press statement - 04/02/10
Sex abuse victims respond to Good Friday remarks


SNAP press statement - 04/02/10
SNAP response to latest callous Vatican statement

"The Church's moral accountability"

"U.S. Bishops Quietly Reinstate Accused Priests"

"Pope Pressured To Address Church's Sex Abuse Crisis"

SNAP press release - 03/31/10
Clergy sex victims release more church records


SNAP press statement - 03/30/10
US bishops back the Pope; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/30/10
Clergy sex abuse victims blast German church hotline

"Should The Pope Stay?"

"Vatican ripped for its handling of Wisconsin abuse scandal"

ClergyAbuseCoverUp.com

SNAP press statement - 03/29/10
Statement by Mary Guentner, SNAP Wisconsin Director


SNAP press statement - 03/29/10
Statement by Mary Guentner, SNAP Wisconsin Director


SNAP press statement - 03/29/10
Clergy sex victims blast NY Archbishop Dolan


SNAP press release - 03/29/10
Ex San Francisco archbishop ignored deaf abused kids


SNAP press release - 03/30/10
Clergy sex abuse victims announce new group forming in England


SNAP press statement - 03/28/10
Pope talks today of "petty gossip;" Clergy sex victims are hurt & insulted

"Vatican knew of abuse in Ontario: Victim"

"Pope May Be at Crossroads on Abuse, Forced to Reconcile Policy and Words"

SNAP press release - 03/28/10
Clergy sex abuse victims to pass out leaflets to parishioners as they leave Mass


SNAP press statement - 03/27/10
A Wisconsin victim's impact statement


SNAP press release - 03/27/10
Clergy sex abuse victims start support group


SNAP press statement - 03/26/10
Former San Francisco Archbishop implicated in Italian sex case

Listen to SNAP National Directory David Clohessy on the March 26th episode of "The Motts" radio show

SNAP press statement - 03/26/10
Scandal-plagued Catholic order apologizes to victims; sex abuse victims respond

"Alleged abuse continued in Superior Diocese"

SNAP press statement - 03/26/10
Pope Was Told Pedophile Priest Would Get Transfer; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 03/26/10
Trial: abuse expert says Scouts put boys at risk; Sex abuse victims respond

"Pope linked to cover-up in Superior Diocese priest case"

South Dakota lawmakers have passed a terrible measure making it very hard, in the future, for church and school officials to be held responsible for hiring and hiding child molesters. Here are links to two articles about it:

http://www.argusleader.com/article/20100308…

http://www.keloland.com/News/NewsDetail63…

Any day now, the measure could be signed into law by the Governor. Please take a minute now to contact him and urge him to veto it.

Governor Mike Rounds
Office of the Governor
500 E. Capitol Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
605.773.3212&nbps; 605.773.3212
sdgov@gov.state.sd.us
www.state.sd.us/governor

Thank you!

SNAP press statement - 03/25/10
Warned About Abuse, Vatican Failed to Defrock Priest; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/25/10
Short SNAP statement re NY Times disclosure


Pope & his top aide hid 150 child sex allegations in 1998
SNAP news conferences in six cities
Details here


SNAP press statement - 03/24/10
Pope Accepts Irish Bishop's Resignation in Abuse Scandal; Victims respond


SNAP press statement - 03/24/10
New abuse claim hits suspended German priest; sex abuse victims respond


Thanks to SNAP Leader Bill Curtis


SNAP press statement - 03/23/10
Sex abuse victims respond to self-reported numbers from US bishops

"Benedict's record on abuse: all talk and no action"

SNAP press statement - 03/22/10
Italy prelate sees campaign against church over abuse; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 03/22/10
Statement by SNAP in Germany

"Catholics in Bavaria Shaken"

SNAP press release - 03/22/10
US clergy sex abuse victims head to Europe


SNAP press statement - 03/20/10
SNAP reponds to Pope's Letter to Ireland

"Global scope of abuse crisis makes case for reform"

SNAP press statement - 03/19/10
Warning: Pope's letter could cause pain to victims


SNAP press statement - 03/18/10
Doctor Asserts Church Ignored Abuse Warnings; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/18/10
SNAP statement on Cardinal Brady


SNAP press statement - 03/18/10
Priest accused of assaulting St. Charles boy denied bond reduction; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 03/17/10
German Chancellor Merkel: Sex abuse scandal major challenge; SNAP responds

"Video: Press Event in front of German Embassy"

"Video: Sex Abuse Scandal"

"Clergy Abuse Victims Speak Out"

"'SNAP' protests Catholic Church sex abuse scandal in front of San Fernando Cathedral"

"Video: Anti-Abuse Advocates Reach Out to Rockford Community"

SNAP press statement - 03/15/10
Vatican says number of sex abuse cases in church is small; Victims respond

"Priest abuse protest"

"Video: SNAP in San Diego"

"Survivors network holds US vigil"

"Group plans protest at Newman"

SNAP press release - 03/13/10
UPDATE: Clergy sex group holds vigils and leaflet in over 30 US cities


SNAP press statement - 03/13/10
SNAP statement at events this weekend


SNAP leaflet - 03/12/10
Help us protect the vulnerable and heal the wounded

"Protest condemns Pope's abuse cover-up"

"Candlelight vigil protesting Catholic sex scandal to be held Sunday"

"SNAP hands out leaflets outside German Consulate"

"Boston protesters call for govt. probe into church"

"Advocacy groups seek hearings on abuse scandal"

"News coverage including images from Baltimore event"

"Vatican defends pope on abuse scandal"

SNAP press statement - 03/12/10
Pope knew priest was paedophile but allowed him to continue with ministry; victims respond


SNAP press statement - 03/12/10
Pope's former diocese admits error over priest; sex abuse victims respond

"Man says he was abused by nun"

SNAP press statement - 03/11/10
Chicago archdiocese discloses legal fees; SNAP responds

"Support group wants to release names of alleged abusers in Catholic church"

SNAP press statement - 03/10/10
6th Circuit finds limits on religious school's freedom to fire; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 03/10/10
German Catholics to investigate abuse charges; victims respond

"Elimination of statute of limitations in child molestation crimes gets initial support"

SNAP press statement - 03/09/10
Pope's brother admits to slapping pupils; victims respond


SNAP press statement - 03/09/10
Vatican says abuse is throughout the culture: victims respond


SNAP press statement - 03/09/10
Vatican comments on rapidly growing European church sex scandals; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 03/09/10
Catholic diocese loses round in clergy sex cover up case


SNAP press statement - 03/08/10
Victims group slams Pope's brother

"Germany says Vatican covered up priest child sex abuses"

"Lawmakers want to limit sex abuse lawsuits"

"Bavarian justice minister calls for longer statue of limitations in sex abuse"

"German Catholic church faces controversy"

SNAP press statement - 03/05/10
Abuse at Pope's Brother's Choir; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 03/04/10
Support group slams "pro-pedophile" measure

"Will the Pope's brother have to be questioned as a witness?"

"Father Maciel Is Our Father, Say Two Mexican Men, And He Molested Us"

"Mexican woman: 2 kids with scandal-tainted priest"

"German monastery raided over child sex abuse claims"

"Sinead Ryan: Bishop has driven us all to boycott the collection plate"

SNAP press release - 03/03/10
New clergy sex abuse & cover up lawsuit filed


SNAP press statement - 03/02/10
Camden Diocese removes local priest due to "substantiated" sex abuse incident; Sex abuse victims respond

"Murphy the Magician"

"Calls for inquiry into sex abuse allegations"

"Rotterdam, the Netherlands bishop orders sex abuse inquiry"

"Defrocking of Dale Fushek not routine action"

SNAP letter - 02/27/10
Letter to Chair of the USCCB National Review Board Diane Knight


SNAP press release - 02/27/10
Clergy sex abuse victims urge national panel to intervene

"Dutch Catholic Church faces child sex abuse scandal"

SNAP press statement - 02/24/10
WA Catholic bishop must pay; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 02/24/10
Sex abuse victims respond to German Justice Minister's idea


Ann Brentwood
SNAP's long time Southeast Regional Director
Passed away in Eastern Tennessee after a lengthy illness

"Texas legislators should comply with Waco family's push for 'Kari's Law'"

"Number of Church Abuse Cases Continues to Rise in Germany"

SNAP press release - 02/24/10
New child sex abuse lawsuit filed against Catholic teacher


SNAP press statement - 02/23/10
Accused predator priest quits; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 02/23/10
Sex abuse victims worry about new Catholic bishop


SNAP press statement - 02/23/10
Sex abuse victims blast new Catholic bishop


SNAP press release - 02/22/10
Abuse victims blast Orange County Catholic Diocese


SNAP press statement - 02/22/10
German Catholic bishop apologizes for church scandal; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 02/22/10
Accused pedophile priest taken off city's website


SNAP press release - 02/22/10
Clergy sex abuse victims push Catholic bishop

"The Pieces of the Puzzle Are Falling into Place: Catholic Officials, a Global Web of Childhood Sexual Abuse, and the Judgment of History"

SNAP press statement - 02/19/10
DE Catholic bishop changes mind re predators; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/19/10
German Catholic bishop blames others for church scandal; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 02/19/10
Catholic school is missing $120,000; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 02/19/10
Sex abuse victims & advocates blast archbishop


SNAP press statement - 02/18/10
Predator priest gets "restricted ministry;" SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/18/10
More Jesuit abuse & cover up allegations surface; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/18/10
Accused predator priest gets another 'move;' SNAP responds

"Why the Pope's solution is simply beyond belief"

SNAP press release - 02/18/10
Clergy sex abuse victims push Catholic bishops


SNAP press release - 02/17/10
Abuse victims challenge new top Wyoming Catholic official


SNAP press release - 02/17/10
New sex lawsuit targets Columbia-based agency

"Vatican has helped to spawn global scourge of sex abuse"

SNAP press statement - 02/16/10
Vatican removes Washington priest from active ministry; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/16/10
Predator priest permanently ousted; Sex abuse victims


SNAP press statement - 02/16/10
Serial predator priest is finally defrocked; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/16/10
OH Supreme Court hears repressed memory case; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 02/16/10
Global sex offender list proposed; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 02/16/10
Papal visit w/ Irish bishops ends; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 02/16/10
Sex abuse victims want action on two predators

"Anger as papal nuncio refuses to testify on child abuse"

SNAP press release - 02/16/10
Child sex suit filed vs. St. Joe church


SNAP press statement - 02/15/10
Ireland blasts papal diplomat's refusal to testify; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/15/10
Irish bishops meet with pope; Sex abuse victims respond

"Changes for the Catholic Church"

"In favor of reforming outdated Arizona statutes of limitations dealing with the sexual abuse of children"

"Diocese lawyer faces court action"

SNAP press statement - 02/11/10
Predator priest indicted; Victims respond


SNAP press release - 02/11/10
Clergy sex abuse victims praise prosecutor & police

"Sex assault suspect could change plea"

SNAP press statement - 02/10/10
Ex-Rogersville teacher sues; Sex abuse victims respond

"Ordination of Owensboro bishop in shadow of protest"

"Talk to police first"

"Inside Germany's Catholic Sexual Abuse Scandal"

SNAP press statement - 02/08/10
Pope condemns abuse of children by priests; sex abuse victims respond

"Listecki misled legislators on policy, Eau Claire police chief says"

SNAP press release - 02/05/10
Clergy sex victims challenges WV bishop


SNAP letter - 02/04/10
Letter to Archbishop Schnurr

"Critics want bishops to disclose where abusive priests went"

SNAP press release - 02/04/10
Clergy sex victims challenge new Cincy archbishop


SNAP press release - 02/04/10
Clergy sex case victim wins legal rulings


SNAP press statement - 02/03/10
Victims respond to Diocese's claim they'll sell HQ


SNAP press statement - 02/03/10
Statement by David Clohessy in Bridgeport


SNAP press release - 02/03/10
SNAP Fact Sheet on Bridgeport Diocese predator priests


SNAP letter - 02/03/10
Letter to bishops regarding predator priests from the Bridgeport Diocese

"Priest indicted on molestation charges"

SNAP press statement - 02/02/10
South Jersey pastor charged with sexual assault; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 02/02/10
Statement on the indictment of a priest in West Virginia for sexual abuse of a Cincinnati area boy


SNAP press statement - 02/02/10
Clergy sex abuse victims react to VT judge's ruling


SNAP press statement - 02/01/10
Official: Germany's Jesuits did not stem sex abuse; SNAP responds

"Deacon Responds to Accusations of Covering Sex Abuse"

"Official: Germany's Jesuits Did Not Stem Sex Abuse"

SNAP press release - 01/31/10
Abuse victims beg Cardinal for help


SNAP letter - 01/28/10
Letter to Cardinal George


SNAP: Stories for Living SNAP: Stories for Living

"Archdiocese criticized over failure to inform public of workers accused of abuse"

"Elite German school reports sexual abuse cases"

SNAP press release - 01/28/10
Victims angry about five "hidden" Catholic sex offenders

"Archdiocese Says Abusive Priests With Ties to Ireland Worked in Boston"

SNAP press release - 01/27/10
Child sex abuse trial vs. priest will proceed


SNAP press release - 01/27/10
Church officials try to defrock accused cleric


SNAP press statement - 01/27/10
Archdiocese Says Accused Irish Priests Were Transferred To Boston; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 01/26/10
Controversial deacon defends himself


SNAP press statement - 01/26/10
National abuse victims group react to big AK settlement


SNAP press statement - 01/26/10
Clergy sex victims blast new Austin Catholic bishop

"Monterey, CA Diocese Revokes Priest's Duties"

Upcoming screenings of "All God's Children"

SNAP press statement - 01/22/10
TX Bishop admits former priest removed because of sexual abuse


SNAP press statement - 01/22/10
No decision re: convicted murdering priest after hearing today


SNAP press release - 01/22/10
Clergy sex abuse victims blast bishop


SNAP letter - 01/21/10
Letter to Bishop Galeone


SNAP press statement - 01/20/10
Priest who tried suicide charged with sex assault; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 01/19/10
Ex Beaumont priest is suspended


SNAP press statement - 01/18/10
Chattanooga predatory preacher arrested; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 01/18/10
Hearing set for notorious predator priest for tomorrow

"Catholics Come Home -- And Reclaim Your Church!"

SNAP press statement - 01/18/10
Sex abuse victims comment on Corpus Christi Catholic bishop


SNAP press release - 01/18/10
Ex Hoosier priest is convicted

Ousted deacon resurfaces here

SNAP press statement - 01/16/10
Predator is ousted; Cop says dumb thing; abuse victims blast him


NEWDradio Upcoming Episode
1/17/2010 at 3:00 PM EST - Pulpit Predators

Guest Interview:

While many have been silenced by shame and the false instructions of religious leaders, hear the words of Christa Brown - sex abuse survivor and Baptist Outreach Director of (SNAP) Survivors Network of Those abused by Priests.

The show airs live in the New York City area and South Florida.
It is a call-in show: 646-727-1706 . You can also listen online at www.blogtalkradio.com/newd


SNAP press statement - 01/15/10
Ex child molesting cleric in Berwyn suspended: Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/15/10
MA high court denies ex-priest's bid for new trial based on challenge to repressed memories; abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 01/15/10
Ousted deacon resurfaces here

"Group calls for investigation into Berwyn employee"

SNAP press statement - 01/15/10
Priest dies after allegation; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP letter - 01/14/10
Letter to Mayor Lovero of Berwyn, IL


SNAP press statement - 01/14/10
Former Orlando-area priest accused of sex abuse; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/14/10
Lawsuit against killer priest is dismissed; abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 01/14/10
Child molesting cleric is "outed" for first time ever


SNAP press statement - 01/13/10
Judge orders payments to notorious predator's victims; abuse group responds


SNAP press statement - 01/13/10
Sex abuse victims call for constitutional amendment

"Catholic Diocese Says it Owes Nothing to Authorities"

SNAP press release - 01/13/10
Group blasts St. Joe church & judge


SNAP press release - 01/13/10
Ousted predator priest is now a lawyer in Colorado


SNAP letter - 01/13/10
Letter to the Colorado Bar Association


SNAP press release - 01/13/10
Ousted predator priest from Missouri is now a lawyer


SNAP letter - 01/13/10
Letter to Bishop Finn

"Clearing the air on abuse"

SNAP press release - 01/12/10
Clergy sex abuse victims blast Catholic diocese


SNAP press release - 01/09/10
Victim of pedophile priest about “the Candy Man”

"Man tells of abuse by priest-uncle"

SNAP press statement - 01/08/10
Priest accused of child sex crime; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/08/10
Priest accused of child sex crime ousted; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 01/07/10
Self help group blasts church secrecy


SNAP press statement - 01/06/10
Predatory pries ousted; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/06/10
New effort to compensate child porn victims; Sex abuse group responds


SNAP press statement - 01/06/10
Clergy sex abuse victims blast Spokane Catholic bishop


SNAP press statement - 01/06/10
Predatory pastor indicted; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 01/06/10
Predatory preacher gets light sentence; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 01/06/10
Senate Candidates Urged to Contact Cardinal about Predators


SNAP press release - 01/07/10
Victim of pedophile priest speaks publicly for first time


SNAP press release - 01/06/10
Victims, therapists and activists applaud novel move


SNAP press statement - 01/05/10
Upcoming papal visit to UK is disclosed; Sex abuse victims respond

"Priest's death rekindles sex abuse allegations"

SNAP press release - 12/31/09
Clergy sex abuse victims issue “end of year” report

"FOX 6 Exclusive: What's in a Name?"

"Connections between US, Irish priest abuse cases sought"

"Woman suing Lafayette Diocese"

"Three more Irish Bishops expected to offer resignation over child sex abuse scandal"

"Catholic Church: Public nuisance in America?"

SNAP press statement - 12/22/09
Clergy sex abuse victims on Cincy archbishop's retirement


SNAP press release - 12/22/09
Predator who broke bail agreement is freed again


SNAP press release - 12/22/09
Ex Baton Rouge priest forced to resign over abuse case

"What We Believe"

"Putting Away Sexual Predators"

SNAP press release - 12/21/09
Clergy sex abuse victims urge action by DuPage-based group


SNAP press release - 12/19/09
Research group to probe Twin Cities Catholic archdiocese


SNAP press statement - 12/18/09
CT predator priest dies; bishop is silent; SNAP responds

"More Secrecy On Abuse Claims"

SNAP press statement - 12/17/09
Serial predator priest’s bid to stop commitment hearing denied; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/17/09
Ex- SJU priest Plock gets 5 yrs probation; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 12/17/09
Vatican defrocks wrong bishop? SNAP asks


SNAP press statement - 12/17/09
Irish bishop resigns: Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 12/17/09
Hearing set for notorious predator priest


SNAP press release - 12/16/09
New lawsuit says three clerics molested a student

"Group claims inaction on sex abuse"

SNAP press release - 12/16/09
Sex abuse victims and advocates blast bishop


SNAP press statement - 12/15/09
Police, church, province failed to protect children in Cornwall according to inquiry; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 12/15/09
Priest happy sex lawsuit is thrown out; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 12/15/09
Connecticut Priest brought victims to NH home; outreach to possible victims here


SNAP press statement - 12/15/09
New bishop named for Owensboro Diocese; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 12/15/09
Clergy sex abuse victims join in case vs. abusive rabbi and cantor


SNAP press release - 12/15/09
Clergy sex victims blast Vermont authorities


SNAP press release - 12/15/09
Clergy sex abuse victims challenge Catholic bishop


SNAP press release - 12/15/09
Clergy sex abuse activists ask for bishop’s help


SNAP press release - 12/14/09
Clergy sex abuse victims want national church panel to act


SNAP press release - 12/14/09
Priest accused of molesting elsewhere now works here

"Withhold church donations, says US clerical abuse survivor"

SNAP press statement - 12/13/09
SNAP Statement from Ireland


SNAP press release - 12/13/09
US clergy sex abuse victims appeal to Catholics worldwide


SNAP press statement - 12/12/09
Diocese paid $40,000 to settle abuse claims against monsignors; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 12/11/09
US Clergy sex abuse victims respond to Pope’s Ireland comments


SNAP press statement - 12/11/09
2 accused CT predator priests still working; secret settlements paid


SNAP press statement - 12/10/09
Gallup poll says public's view of clergy is lowest ever; SNAP responds


SNAP letter - 12/10/09
Letter to Attorney Jonathan Albano


SNAP press release - 12/10/09
Over 1,400 pages about pedophile priests still hidden


SNAP press statement - 12/08/09
Child sex abuse case v. Epis. Church settles; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 12/08/09
Sex abuse victims want Catholic staffer fired

"Second priest in sex claim tip-off"

SNAP press release - 12/08/09
Lawsuit names 11 child molesting clerics


SNAP press release - 12/07/09
Victims' group blasts Gonzaga lawyer


SNAP press release - 12/07/09
More than 500 report being assaulted by Jesuits

"Lawsuits Once Again Help Expose Clergy Sexual Abuse"

SNAP press statement - 12/06/09
Statement on Msgr. Alan Placa Decision


SNAP letter - 11/17/09
Letter to Cardinal George


SNAP press release - 12/04/09
Clergy sex victims want probe of AIDS agency

"Papal princes immune to censure"

Nathan John Paul Halbach


SNAP press release - 12/03/09
Former Toledo priest subject of search warrant


SNAP press release - 12/03/09
SNAP raps Dolan on his "callous, extreme" claim


SNAP press release - 12/03/09
Two clergy sex abuse and cover up lawsuits settle


SNAP press release - 12/03/09
Abuse victims, Catholics and advocates beg prosecutors to act


SNAP press statement - 12/02/09
Statement by Rich Cerick of New Canaan CT, SNAP member


SNAP press statement - 12/02/09
Maine predator priest case settles; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 12/02/09
Clergy sex victims blast NY Archdiocese


SNAP press statement - 12/01/09
Cardinal Egan surely concealed crimes in NY too, SNAP says


SNAP press statement - 12/01/09
Victims respond to Bridgeport Catholic disclosures

"SNAP to Diocese: Find sex abuse victims"

SNAP press release - 12/01/09
Group blasts church over accused child molester


SNAP press statement - 11/30/09
Church musician charged with statutory rape remains on job; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 11/30/09
Clergy sex abuse victims appeal to CT Catholics


SNAP press statement - 11/30/09
Priest’s son passes; Sex abuse victims respond

"Man Who Spoke About His Father Being a Priest Dies at 22"

SNAP press release - 11/30/09
Self help group blasts diocese's spending & tactics


SNAP press release - 11/30/09
Clergy sex abuse victims blast predator’s sentence

"Cult of loyal obedience at heart of lies and cover-up"

"Pedophile Priest Working Near Kids"

SNAP press statement - 11/25/09
Statement on Roman Polanski


SNAP press release - 11/27/09
Attorney discloses six figure settlement against notorious priest


SNAP press statement - 11/25/09
Fairbanks Diocese agrees to $10 million abuse settlement; Sex abuse victims respond


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SNAP press statement - 11/24/09
Abuse victims blast church over Oklahoma child sex case


SNAP press statement - 11/24/09
Another man w/ ties to controversial Western MO-based church arrested on child sex charges


SNAP press release - 11/24/09
Convicted predator priest to live in Manhattan


SNAP press release - 11/24/09
Clergy sex abuse victims want priest disciplined


SNAP press release - 11/24/09
Clergy sex victims blast RI bishop


SNAP press statement - 11/23/09
Controversial church says arrested pedophile isn't a member; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 11/23/09
Admitted RI predator priest works in MA around kids; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 11/23/09
Another man connected with church is arrested


SNAP press release - 11/23/09
Clergy sex abuse victims blast church


SNAP press release - 11/22/09
Clergy sex abuse victims leaflet about new perpetrator

"Pedophile Priest Working Near Kids"

SNAP press release - 11/20/09
While feigning ‘poverty,’ Catholic bishop pays PR firm $100,000+


SNAP press statement - 11/20/09
More charges in Moehler case; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 11/19/09
New legal move by serial predator priest postpones hearing today


SNAP press release - 11/19/09
Clergy sex abuse victims blast archdiocesan spending


SNAP press release - 11/19/09
Convicted sex offender cleric says mass here

"Worse to have a woman"

SNAP press statement - 11/18/09
Ex Wisconsin Catholic cleric resigns due to sex allegations

"Should cardinal calm parishioners?"

SNAP press statement - 11/17/09
Three statements by SNAP leaders on predator priests & today’s USCCB meeting


SNAP press statement - 11/17/09
Credibly accused predator priest now lives in St. Petersburg


SNAP press release - 11/17/09
Clergy sex abuse victims want event tonight STOPPED


SNAP press statement - 11/17/09
SNAP to Cardinal: Forbid accused priests from suing accusers


SNAP press release - 11/17/09
Pastor/therapist is sued for exploitation


SNAP press statement - 11/16/09
US bishops meeting starts; SNAP responds to opening speech


SNAP press release - 11/16/09
Clergy sex victims urge donations to WI diocese


SNAP press release - 11/16/09
‘Heroic’ MN school superintendent sues Catholic group


SNAP press release - 11/14/09
Victims leaflet parish where priest was just ousted


SNAP press release - 11/14/09
New Milwaukee Archbishop appears to have nation’s “worst record” on dealing with child sex abuse reports


SNAP press release - 11/14/09
Costs of On-Going Church Child Sex Abuse & Cover up Crisis Are Revealed


SNAP press statement - 11/13/09
Bizarre evangelist gets maximum sentence; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 11/13/09
In bizarre case, group begs witnesses & victims to come forward


SNAP press statement - 11/12/09
Bishops share $$ for politics, not abuse victims


SNAP press statement - 11/12/09
Cardinal mishandles another ousted priest


SNAP press release - 11/12/09
Woman gets $1.5 million after trial


SNAP press release - 11/12/09
Clergy sex abuse victims seek bishop's help

"Title: Tempest In the Temple - Jewish Communities & Child Sex Scandals"

"Special Assignment: Justice Before Mercy"

SNAP press release - 11/12/09
Accused predator priest now on youth agency's board


SNAP press statement - 11/11/09
Ireland seeks extradition of priest from Indiana; sex abuse victims respond

"Court Orders Church To Turn Over Documents"

"Activist group criticizes KC bishop over sexual abuse issue"

SNAP press release - 11/06/09
Clergy sex abuse victims want action on 2 accused bishops

"Group asking Quincyans to step forward if they were abused by Catholic priest who once worked at seminary"

SNAP press statement - 11/04/09
Catholic officials & judge meet in secrecy; Abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 11/04/09
Ex predator priest loses twice in court; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 11/04/09
Tulsa ex-priest named in sex-abuse suit; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 11/04/09
Hearing set for notorious predator priest


SNAP press release - 11/04/09
Support group urges Catholics to help find victims


SNAP press statement - 11/03/09
Four Amish bishops charged in Webster County, MO for failing to report abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 11/03/09
Diocese hit with 21 new claims; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 11/02/09
Records on Cardinal Egan's CT pedophile priest cover up to be released

"Coach kid-sex charge"

"Gore Vidal rips Roman Polanski rape victim as ‘hooker’"

SNAP press statement - 10/30/09
Gore Vidal calls rape victim a "hooker;" SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 10/30/09
Archdiocese of Miami Bans Legionaries of Christ; Sex abuse victims respond

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