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TX- Victims seek Baptists' help

Victims seek Baptists' help

They leaflet  outside huge SBC convention

Group deplores backing of accused predators

SNAP, wants church officials to train their flocks

There’s “a right way & a wrong way” to act when ministers are accused

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Victims blast Richmond, VA church members

Victims blast Richmond church members

Board publicly back recently-arrested minister

Pastor is accused of molesting two girls in Texas

Group says rallying behind alleged molester is “hurtful

It “intimidates other victims, witnesses & whistleblowers,” SNAP charges

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KC Two new suits filed against predator priest

Two new suits filed against  predator priest

He was convicted last year on child porn charges

In new approach, little-known Missouri law is used

It forbids surreptitious underwear pictures of anyone

Support group wants suspended clerics put in treatment centers

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KY- Victims want bishop's help

Victims want bishop's help

 

"Warn flock about predator," they plead

And kick him out of your diocese, group says

Kentucky priest is accused of molesting 4 kids

Yet he is not being supervised and still does "ministry"

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MO- KC bishop “outs” 3 victims, group says

KC bishop “outs” 3 victims, group says

In unusual move, he discloses their identities

SNAP: “Dozens more victims could suffer same fate”

As plaintiffs in child sex cases, their privacy is guaranteed

But Finn’s lawyers release their names when they are witnesses

Defense maneuver comes in parent’s wrongful death suicide suit

Accused predator priest is Missouri’s “most notorious” abusive cleric, SNAP says

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IL- Predator ex-priest works as counselor

Predator ex-priest works as counselor

He’s accused of molesting at least five kids

And he’s now at Advocate health care center

SNAP wants Chicago archdiocese to explain this

Group wants “answers and action” about pedophile

It begs George to disclose whereabouts of other child molesting clerics

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MO- Parents of suicide victim file unusual suit

It charges that a Catholic priest raped their son

In 2003, cleric was convicted of molesting another boy

Now defrocked, he lives in St. Charles Co. & works at Starbucks

Victim, who wanted to become a priest, took his own life in 2009

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NJ- Victims blast Newark archbishop

They want national church panel to act

Group also seeks action by Cardinal Dolan 

NYC prelate is America’s top Catholic official 

SNAP: Myers must be "denounced and disciplined"

“Ignoring wrongdoing encourages wrongdoing,” it feels

"Until enablers are punished, abuse will continue," victims say

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IL- Victims want Joliet bishop ousted

Victims want Joliet bishop ousted

He leaves predator priest unsupervised

And that child molesting cleric molests again

SNAP to Cardinal George: “Where are your predators?”

Group urges Catholic officials to put them in treatment centers

Victims also urge Cardinal to help oust his colleague from abuse post

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MO - “Damning” police report will be released

  • “Damning” police report will be released
  • It shows priest admits “sexual attraction” to boy
  • Cleric was sued and temporarily suspended in 2009
  • But Vatican has just “cleared him,” his relative says
  • So archbishop may put him back to work, SNAP fears
  • Church hid the fact that a 2nd victim also sued & settled
  • A victim’s friend & relative will speak publicly for first time
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NY - Victims' group to be honored today

Facing Legal Harassment by Catholic Church Officials, SNAP, the Survivor Network of Those Abused by Priests, To Be Honored by Several NYC Catholic Lay and Children’s Rights Organizations

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IL - Victims’ group warns hospital

  • Victims’ group warns hospital
  • Accused priest now works there
  • SNAP: “He’s been inappropriate with youngsters”
  • Group questions the wisdom of keeping him there

 

 

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Victims Seek Church Whistleblowers

Victims seek church whistleblowers

Their case against Vatican in world court is still pending

Top church officials are accused of “crimes v. humanity

SNAP: "Current & former Catholic employees MUST speak up"

Pope can’t fix crisis alone, every one in church needs to act,” victims say

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IL - Victims ask for meeting with Pope Francis

  • Victims ask for meeting with Pope Francis
  • They want “real dialogue” with him about child sex abuse prevention
  • New Pontiff already paid visit with Cardinal Law, who covered up sex crimes for decades in Boston
  • Group says: “If he can meet with Cardinal Law, how can the new Pope not be willing and ready to meet with us”
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ITALY- Leaders of 2 groups appeal to pope about worst Jesuit abuse cases

Leaders of 2 groups appeal to pope about worst Jesuit abuse cases 

First Jesuit pope has unique opportunity and obligation

Pope Francis must make Jesuits “clean house,” groups say

Jesuit provincials must disclose names of known abusers, as 25 bishops have done

Jesuits operate schools and colleges worldwide; access to children deepens the problem

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