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"The goal: Justice"

SNAP press statement - 10/29/09
Janitor charged in Chatham priest's stabbing death has past criminal charges; SNAP responds

"Activist says Catholic Church needs to be open about priest abuse"

SNAP press statement - 10/28/09
Catholic Diocese settles lawsuit; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 10/28/09
New Joliet bishop named; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 10/28/09
Fairfield predator remains jailed for now; victims rejoice


SNAP press statement - 10/28/09
Victims hope Fairfield predator is NOT freed today

"Diocese received prior complaint about priest"

"Archdiocese ousts accused priest"

SNAP press statement - 10/27/09
Accused priest formally defrocked; Sex abuse victims respond

"Sex abuse victims urge others to speak out"

SNAP press release - 10/26/09
Sex abuse victims blast NJ archbishop about two priests


SNAP press release - 10/26/09
Clergy sex abuse victims "out" predator priest


SNAP press release - 10/26/09
Clergy sex victims want action on 2 predators


SNAP press release - 10/26/09
Clergy sex abuse victims prod archdiocese to "reach out"


SNAP press release - 10/25/09
Court tosses out 3 child sex abuse lawsuits


SNAP press release - 10/25/09
Clergy sex abuse victims hold town hall meeting


SNAP
ONE DAY CONFERENCE

Sat October 24 10AM to 3PM
Christ Episcopal Church  415 Washington St
Toms River, New Jersey
Reservations and directions:
Call 201 715 6510 or email mecrawf@comcast.net
Open to survivors and their family and support persons


San Diego Nazarene Case

List of offenses

Complaint filed 10.24.2008

Complaint filed 6.8.2009


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SNAP press release - 10/24/09
Clergy sex abuse victims hold sign outside mass today

"Judge: Enough evidence for Salinas priest to go to trial"

SNAP press release - 10/23/09
Clergy sex abuse victims applaud priest’s suspension


SNAP press statement - 10/23/09
Clergy sex victims respond to suspension of predator priest


SNAP press statement - 10/23/09
Belleville Diocese settles sex abuse case for $1.2 million; Sex abuse victims respond

"Breaking faith"

SNAP press statement - 10/22/09
Accused predator priest is indicted; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 10/22/09
Mom exploited by "predator priest" speaks out


SNAP press release - 10/22/09
Unusual "fake cleric" lives in Tampa area


SNAP press release - 10/22/09
Church wants to 'gag' victims of sexual abuse


SNAP press statement - 10/21/09
SNAP blasts Pueblo Catholic officials for secrecy


SNAP press statement - 10/21/09
Abuse Victims Statement: Polanski Denied Bail


SNAP press release - 10/21/09
Clergy sex abuse victims speak publicly for the first time


SNAP press release - 10/21/09
New pedophile priest & cover up case is filed


SNAP press release - 10/21/09
Sixth child sex abuse & fraud case against Catholic teacher is filed


SNAP press statement - 10/20/09
Archdiocese reaches $5 million settlement on 20 abuse cases; sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 10/19/09
Response to Diocese of Wilmington filing for Bankruptcy


SNAP press statement - 10/19/09
Ex-priest wants court hearings closed to public; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 10/19/09
Victims worry about new Cheyenne Catholic bishop


SNAP press statement - 10/19/09
Abuse Complaints Confirmed Against Maine Priest; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 10/16/09
Catholic officials quietly put admitted predator in hospital job; SNAP objects


SNAP press statement - 10/16/09
A Mother, a Sick Son and His Father, the Priest; SNAP statement

"A Mother, a Sick Son and His Father, the Priest"

SNAP press statement - 10/15/09
Sex abuse victims respond to new Pueblo Catholic bishop


SNAP press statement - 10/15/09
Sex abuse victims respond to new Duluth Catholic bishop


SNAP press statement - 10/15/09
Dioceses settle case of abuse by Baton Rouge bishop; Sex abuse victims respond

"Dioceses settle case of abuse by Baton Rouge bishop"

SNAP press release - 10/15/09
Clergy sex victims challenge school about predators


SNAP press statement - 10/14/09
State High Court refuses to let Catholic priest sue accusers


SNAP press release - 10/14/09
Catholic officials settled case but insisted on secrecy

"Support Group SNAP in Las Vegas warning about local church"

SNAP press statement - 10/14/09
Patients Allegedly Abused By Reardon Sue Hartford Archdiocese; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 10/14/09
SNAP on Fr. Thomas Gleeson


SNAP press statement - 10/14/09
State High Court refuses to let Catholic priest sue accusers

"Support group for victims of clergy sexual abuse starts in W.Va."

SNAP press release - 10/12/09
Clergy sex victims urge other victims to come forward


SNAP press release - 10/11/09
Child abuse victims to leaflet outside church

"No "Christian ethics" for me, please"

"No More Suffering in Silence"

SNAP press statement - 10/09/09
SNAP statement on Vermont ruling


SNAP press statement - 10/09/09
Clergy sex abuse victims respond to new VT Supreme Court ruling

"Church tries to bar documents"

SNAP press statement - 10/08/09
Former principal is facing sex charges; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 10/06/09
Latest SNAP statement on Polanski


SNAP press statement - 10/06/09
U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear murder conviction of ex-Toledo priest; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 10/05/09
Court won't block release of sex abuse papers; SNAP responds

"Appeal denied, Fushek will face accusers one at a time"

"Church tries to bar documents"

"Judge tells diocese to do more"

"Victims behind child pornography images face long battle"

"Vatican hits out at other faiths over child abuse"

SNAP press release - 10/02/09
Suicide victim's pal appeals to archbishop

"Bishop facing child porn charges surrenders"

SNAP press statement - 10/01/09
Statement on Austin diocese and two proven predator priests who were sent here


SNAP press release - 10/01/09
Sex abuse group blasts Austin Catholic officials


SNAP letter - 9/30/09
Letter to Bishop Gaydos


Columbia MO - SNAP event - 09/30 - 1:15 p.m.
Accused child molesting cleric also worked at local hospital, group says


SNAP press release - 09/30/09
SNAP event in Miami Wednesday


SNAP press release - 09/30/09
Los Angeles event Wednesday regarding Polanski


Jeff City MO - SNAP event - 09/30 - 10:45 a.m.
New records show "Playboy to Priest" lived in mid-MO

"A haunted heart"

SNAP press release - 09/28/09
Sex abuse victims blast Charlotte Catholic officials


SNAP press statement - 09/28/09
Sex abuse rife in other religions, says Vatican; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 09/28/09
Actress Mackenzie Phillips says she had 'consensual relationship' with her dad


SNAP press statement - 09/28/09
SNAP on Roman Polanski

"Many religious groups have policies against ordaining sex offenders"

"New Vermont priest trial brings new questions"

SNAP press release - 09/26/09
Sex abuse victims will blast Charlotte Catholic officials

Sex abuse rife in other religions, says Vatican; SNAP responds, September 28, 2009

SNAP press statement - 09/25/09
Serial predator priest McCormack to remain jailed; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 09/25/09
Hawaii school defends teacher accused of sexual misconduct, SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 09/25/09
Ousted WI clerical child predator is now teaching at a school

"Kamehameha Schools' hiring of teacher challenged"

SNAP press release - 09/25/09
Sex abuse victims blast archdiocese


SNAP press release - 09/24/09
Candlelight vigil TONIGHT bemoaning ruling that protects predators


SNAP press statement - 09/24/09
Pedophile priest case tossed out, Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 09/24/09
High profile Dallas predator priest at center of controversy

"Lost souls fled clerical abuse"

SNAP press release - 09/24/09
Group wants religious leaders to act & speak out on abuse


SNAP press release - 09/24/09
Big IL Supreme Court ruling on clergy sex abuse comes today


SNAP press statement - 09/23/09
SNAP statements regarding Fr. Daniel McCormack

"Dark charges from Mahony's inner circle"

SNAP press release - 09/23/09
One pedophile priest walks free tomorrow, another stays behind bars


SNAP press release - 09/23/09
Two trials are set for local alleged predatory clerics

"Concern about ordination"

Shocking disclosures by ex-LA top church official

In a sworn deposition on Friday, Sept. 18, a former top LA archdiocesan insider said that Mahony refused to call police or warn parishioners about an admitted pedophile priest in 2000.

News accounts of the revelations:
• Sex abuse cover-up by L.A. Archdiocese is alleged
• (Another) smoking gun found in Cardinal Mahony’s
mishandling of sexually abusive priests

The actual deposition and disclosures:
• Part 1
• Part 2

SNAP's response


SNAP press release - 09/21/09
Serial predator clergyman is exposed & sued

"Vatican official asks judge to dismiss Davenport diocese bankruptcy trustee's claim"

SNAP press statement - 09/21/09
Pope's US representative 'splits hairs;' Angry sex abuse victims respond

"SNAP News Event in San Francisco"

SNAP press release - 09/20/09
Sex abuse victims blast Cardinal over new document


SNAP press statement - 09/19/09
Shocking revelations by top Catholic church insider; SNAP responds

"(Another) smoking gun found in Cardinal Mahony’s mishandling of sexually abusive priests"

"Let us prey (on women)"

SNAP press statement - 09/18/09
Ex Fairfield University chaplain molested kids; Clergy sex victims respond


SNAP press statement - 09/17/09
New lawsuit vs. Catholic bishops; Sex abuse victims respond

"Taylor County, WV Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse Charges"

"Catholic brother accused of more sex abuse"

SNAP press release - 09/16/09
Sex abuse victims want church's help with predator


SNAP press release - 09/15/09
Another fraud & cover up lawsuit is filed against cleric

"Dismissal of sexual abuse suit protested"

SNAP press statement - 09/14/09
Clergy sex abuse blast FL ruling & Catholic archdiocese


SNAP press statement - 09/14/09
Catholic whistleblower cases settles; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press release - 09/14/09
Clergy sex abuse victims want accused molester suspended

"Remember the boys of Benton"

SNAP press release - 09/14/09
Clergy sex abuse victim appeals to legislators

"‘Spoofing’ scams make caller ID untrustworthy"

SNAP press release - 09/13/09
Group to protest ordination of child molester


SNAP press release - 09/13/09
Clergy sex abuse victims and supporters urge Catholics to prod bishop to explain his track record on abuse


SNAP press release - 09/11/09
Clergy sex abuse victim wins key court ruling


SNAP press statement - 09/11/09
Clergy sex victims appeal to Kentucky Council of Churches

"Pueblo judge rules that priest should stand trial for alleged sexual abuse"

SNAP press release - 09/11/09
Sex abuse victims push for pedophile priests' names


SNAP press statement - 09/10/09
Vermont statement


SNAP press statement - 09/10/09
New study on clergy sexual misconduct; Sex abuse victims respond

"Clergy come-ons more common than you think"

SNAP press release - 09/10/09
Sex abuse victims urge church to NOT hire molester


SNAP press release - 09/10/09
Sex abuse group pushes for release of records & housing of predators


SNAP press statement - 09/09/09
Massachusetts' high court to hear Shanley repressed memory case

"Orange County, CA Diocese Convicted Perv Albert Lee Schildknecht Violated Probation, Served Jail Time"

SNAP press statement - 09/08/09
Clergy sex abuse victims win key court ruling


SNAP press statement - 09/08/09
Clergy sex abuse victims win key court ruling

"Sex offender talks about becoming ordained, agrees not to be around children"

"Out of Left Field: Another deposition, more betrayal"

"David learns to use his sling"

"Scalia Passes Bridgeport Diocese's Clergy Sex Abuse Files Request To Full Court"

SNAP press release - 09/03/09
Clergy sex abuse victims want "outreach" to "others in pain"

"The Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport must not be allowed to hide behind the First Amendment"

Phil is out of the hospital, Susan will be soon (we hope!)

"Saving a fellow survivor"

"Group: Teacher accused of sexual abuse worked at Pacelli High School from 1969-70"

SNAP press statement - 08/31/09
Former Indiana priest arrested for child sex crime


SNAP press statement - 08/31/09
Murdering priest is dealt another blow; Clergy sex victims respond

"Church Near End In Abuse Files Fight"

SNAP press release - 08/31/09
Clergy sex abuse victims challenge newly-installed bishop

"Diocese appears to break pledge"

"No new abuse allegations received, diocese says"

SNAP press statement - 08/28/09
Bishop asks US Supreme Court to keep sex secrets; Abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 08/28/09
Court sides w/ bishop in clergy sex case; Sex abuse victims respond

"Clergy Abuse Support Groups Expand in Ohio Valley"

Two heroes are out of surgery and doing well.

Susan from Minnesota and Phil from Boston are recovering well. Susan's donated kidney was transplanted into Phil this morning.

We are deeply moved by and grateful for Susan's inspiring compassion, for Phil's long-standing dedication to our movement, for Bob's bringing these two together, for Cyndi's kind support of Phil, and for the generous offers of other survivors to donate a kidney. Read more below.

"Saving a fellow survivor"

"Kidney transplant between 2 clergy abuse survivors"


SNAP press statement - 08/25/09
Virginia man, abused by convicted priest, settles for $600,000 & comes forward


SNAP press statement - 08/25/09
Bishop Tobin letting parishioners rally around credibly accused cleric; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 08/25/09
Sex abuse victim's father speaks out for first time


SNAP press statement - 08/24/09
Accused predator priest ousted; Victims blast bishop

"Diocese bankruptcy trustee asks for hearing"

SNAP press release - 08/24/09
Clergy sex abuse victim speaks out for first time ever


SNAP press statement - 08/21/09
Lawsuit v. Catholic diocese moves forward; Sex abuse victims respond

"Christian Brother - credibly accused - Raimond Rose"

"Catholic brother accused of abuse"

"Priest's abuse case sent to Vatican, local group wants prosecution"

"The chutzpah of the Catholic Church"

"Priest abuse hearing hinges on memory, time"

SNAP press release - 08/21/09
Child molesting cleric worked at Fargo school


SNAP press statement - 08/20/09
Predator priest disciplined; Sex abuse victims respond


SNAP press statement - 08/20/09
Sex abuse conviction of former Maine minister is upheld

"Priest's trial still haunts her, juror says"

SNAP press release - 08/20/09
New child sex abuse lawsuit filed against Chicago non-denominational private school

"Ex-seminary principal waiting for evidence"

SNAP press release - 08/19/09
Pastor denied parole in child sex abuse case


SNAP press statement - 08/17/09
Priest’s records due, judge says; Sex abuse victims respond

"Priest’s files sought in abuse case"

"Nuns on the run from the truth"

SNAP press release - 08/17/09
Sex abuse victims blast archdiocesan secrecy

"Church background checks find many with felonies"

SNAP press statement - 08/14/09
Ex-priest called before grand jury; Sex abuse victims respond

"Priest guilty of molesting teen while at Jersey City parish in 1980s at center of $600,000 settlement in Missouri sex abuse case"

SNAP press release - 08/13/09
Sex abuse victims disclose $600,000 settlement


SNAP press release - 08/13/09
Sex abuse victims disclose $600,000 settlement


SNAP press release - 08/13/09
Sex abuse victims disclose $600,000 settlement


SNAP press statement - 08/12/09
HIV-positive man accused of sexual battery on teen

"A Search For Links Between U.S., Irish Church Abuse"

SNAP press statement - 08/11/09
SNAP Statement on New Priests and Nuns

"Nun Sexual Abuse Victims Picket in Maryland"

SNAP press statement - 08/11/09
No charges filed against Fayetteville priest; sex abuse victims respond

"LifeWay says 1 in 8 church background checks finds criminal record"

SNAP press release - 08/11/09
Sex Abuse Victims Want To Address Nuns Group

"Top Roman Catholic official's transcript shows 'who cares'"

SNAP press statement - 08/10/09
Priest Asked To Step Down Amid Allegations Of Sexual Assault; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 08/10/09
Court to hear arguments on pedophile priest case


SNAP press release - 08/10/09
Sex Abuse Victims Want To Address Nuns’ Group

"Talking Points"

"Seattle Archdiocese, man settle for $350,000 over sex-abuse claims"

"Stepped-up probe sought by activists"

SNAP press release - 08/02/09
Clergy sex abuse group wants probe into sex abuse by nuns
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"Archdiocese Removes Priest After Sex Abuse Allegations"

"Mexican bishop announces laicization of priest accused of sexual abuse of minors"

SNAP press statement - 07/30/09
St. Louis priest arrested; SNAP responds

"St. Louis priest charged with soliciting sex from minor"

"In the rectory and in the sacristy"

"Sorrow, disbelief at church of suspended priest"

SNAP letter - 7/22/09
Letter to Cardinal George

"Bishop remained silent about 25 abusive priests"

"A Bishop Who Was In a Bad Mood on the Fourth of July"

SNAP press release - 07/22/09
Upset Catholics & sex abuse victims push archdiocese


Janet Clark will be signing copies of her book, Blind Faith, and visiting with folks at Hastings in Ames, Iowa, on July 25 from 11:30-2:00.


SNAP press statement - 07/21/09
SNAP's analysis of Catholic bishop's 'damning' deposition & documents

"Unhappy Fault"

"Path to abuse: Monterey Diocese turned blind eye to priests' victims"

SNAP press release - 07/17/09
Accused predator bishop belonged to controversial order

"Daniel McCormack case: Doctor to help decide future of ex-priest convicted of abuse"

SNAP press statement - 07/16/09
For hiding crimes, Catholic diocese loses insurance; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/16/09
Controversial religious group takes over Georgia college


SNAP press statement - 07/16/09
Archdiocese broke promise to protect, suit alleges; SNAP responds


SNAP letter - 7/16/09
Letter to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan

"Archdiocese broke promise to protect, suit alleges"

SNAP press release - 07/16/09
Four groups want pedophile priest permanently behind bars

"Ex-Columbus priest guilty of abuse"

SNAP press release - 07/15/09
Unique new sex abuse & cover up suit implicates TN bishop


SNAP press statement - 07/15/09
Ex-Columbus priest guilty of abuse; SNAP responds


SNAP press statement - 07/15/09
Arizona Court of Appeals upholds conviction of priest; SNAP responds


SNAP press release - 07/15/09
Unique new sex abuse & cover up suit filed vs. archdiocese


SNAP press release - 07/14/09
Clergy sex abuse victims beg bishop to not appeal ruling

"Priest found guilty of child sexual abuse"

SNAP press statement - 07/13/09
Church Records In Clergy Sex Cases To Be Opened


SNAP press release - 07/13/09
Sex Abuse Victims Leaflet Ecumenical Leaders

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