SNAP Media Events

PA-On first anniversary of Altoona-Johnstown grand jury report, victims skeptical of diocesan response

While some progress has been made, survivors still not sure that kids’ safety is a priority

Priest who took the Fifth when questioned under oath is still in a position of authority

Many members of Allegation Review Board still working for diocese, including one who handles reports of child sexual abuse

Promised website listing of the credibly accused is woefully inadequate 

Meanwhile, the Catholic Church continues to lobby against SOL reform, shutting the doors of justice to child victims and preventing additional predators from being exposed   


Holding signs and childhood photos, clergy sex abuse survivors and their supporters will:

--Recap progress made by the Altoona-Johnstown diocese on the first anniversary of the grand jury report;

--Point out work that the diocese has yet to do to ensure the safety of its children; 

NY--Victims to Dolan’s Fund Manager: Let us work with you

Victims to Dolan’s Fund Manager: Let us work with you

Survivors need to be a part of Phase Two plan

Payouts are “hush money” without secret files

Make public reporting protocols, evidence

Let’s partner for public safety, healing, group says


At a press conference, the nation’s largest support group for clergy sex abuse victims will hand deliver a letter to Cardinal Dolan forDolan’s head of his Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Plan. The letter asks that Feinberg:

- Make survivors partners in the compensation plan moving forward

- Gain access to secret church evidence and files when reviewing cases

- Make public his criminal reporting protocols

- Release names of predators, as Dolan has promised

Victims to leaflet Savanna neighborhood where accused molester/Paula Deen's brother-in-law lived

Victims to leaflet Savanna neighborhood where accused molester/Paula Deen's brother-in-law lived

Accused of drugging, abusing boy for years, then

He killed himself after named in sex abuse lawsuit

It is safe and right to talk about abuse, leaflet says

We fear there may be other victims, group believes

CA--Group wants Sac area official disciplined

Group wants Sac area official disciplined

In legal filing, he attacks & blames childhood sex abuse victim 

Crimes by adult on 13 year old were “consensual,” say Scout staffers

Abuse group: “It’s a deplorable, chilling & maybe illegal defense strategy

“Any sexual contact between adult and child is a always criminal,” victims say

SNAP: “An organization that supposedly values loyalty throws a teen under the bus

Support group fears Scout’s legal move “discourages other abuse victims from speaking up

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