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Fifty new reports filed against abusive priest

Fifty new reports filed against abusive priest

They also ‘out’ three publicly accused clerics

Victims urge others to contact Attorney General


SNAP Urges Cardinal for Action

SNAP urges Cardinal to put pressure on a Chicago-based religious order 

Former member and admitted child molester will not leave Indonesian orphanage

SNAP: Children are at risk each day that the perpetrator remains there

Group also ‘outs’ 44 more publicly accused local predator priests


Bishop wins court order in child sex case

Bishop wins court order in child sex case

He can now seek $7,300 from 22 year old woman

She told police Catholic coach was molesting her

Based on her report & testimony, he ended up in prison

SNAP: But church officials ‘exploit technicalities” & “play hardball

Their goal, group says, is to “scare other victims into staying silent

Victims deplore “this mean-spirited tactic” and write to Pope Francis


Victims blast Stockton bishop

Victims blast Stockton bishop

He leaves 7 publicly accused priests off his list

Group is convinced his omissions are “deliberate

Each cleric was in the diocese & has been ‘outed’ elsewhere

SNAP: “Victims, witnesses & whistleblowers must speak up now


Victims ‘out’ five more accused Springfield priests

Victims ‘out’ five more accused Spgfld priests

They are not on diocese’s alleged offenders’ list

Group blasts central IL Catholic officials on abuse

But in a twist, SNAP backs Paprocki’s plan for accused bishops

"But the real answer," group insists, "is prosecution & legal reform"


Victims blast Joliet bishop on abuse

Victims blast Joliet bishop on abuse

Two more accused clerics missing from his list, group says

They’re also not in recent “Anderson Report” on abuse in Illinois

SNAP urges the inclusion of those who prey on ‘vulnerable adults

It begs those who “saw, suspected or suffered abuse” to speak up


NC -- Victims ‘out’ five ‘credibly accused clerics’

Victims ‘out’ five ‘credibly accused clerics

They allegedly abuse elsewhere but were in NC too

None have attracted attention in the Charlotte area

Group says Charlotte’s bishop is “reckless & secretive

He ‘puts kids at risk;’ won’t reveal names of predator priests


Childhood Sexual Abuse (and youth pastor) Drops $750K Lawsuit Against His Victim

Austin man accused former minister of molesting him

Then, ex-pastor sued him for defamation

However, the suit was dropped before the initial court hearing

SNAP tells victims “If you were assaulted, speak out, don’t be intimidated

Group also calls on church officials to help reform abuser friendly laws


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