SNAP Media Events

Unusual new abuse & cover up lawsuit is filed

  • Unusual new abuse & cover up lawsuit is filed
  • Accused predator priest violated four boys in one family
  • The alleged crimes happened in Independence over two decades

Victim & parents speak publicly for 1st time

  • Victim & parents speak publicly for 1st time
  • They blast Catholic officials re alleged molester
  • Twice accused predator priest is sent to Cincinnati
  • But family wants him to be put in treatment center
  • And they ask “Why was he put back in parishes in 2010?”
  • Criminal charges against the clergyman in WV were dropped 
  • But that was because of legal technicalities, parents maintain
  • Self help group begs archbishop: "Reach out to other victims"



Georgia priest ousted due to abuse allegations

  • Georgia priest ousted due to abuse allegations
  • He’s accused for the second time in three years 
  • Victims blast 2 GA Catholic officials about cleric 
  • Group wants alleged predator put in treatment center
  • And they ask “Why was he put back in parishes in 2010?”
  • Self help group begs archbishop: "Reach out to other victims"

Church officials push for more from support group

  • Church officials push for more from support group
  • They file new motion seeking more records & deposition
  • And for 1st time, they also want info on bishop’s criminal case
  • Victims also blast Finn for trying to “gut” state mandatory reporting law
  • SNAP: “Both church legal moves have “far-reaching” impact & hurt non-Catholics too” 

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