SNAP will try to hand deliver letter to head of nuns’ group

  • SNAP will try to hand deliver letter to head of nuns’ group 
  • They want names of predatory Catholic sisters posted on line
  • And victims urge nuns – “Don’t investigate crimes internally"
  • An independent source cites at least 77 sexually abusive women religious
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Child sex victim speaks for 1st time

  • Child sex victim speaks for 1st time
  • He was molested at prestigious school
  • In rare move, he wants “gag order” lifted
  • The Catholic monk who abused him is still alive
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Another unprecedented victory for abuse victims

  • Another unprecedented victory for abuse victims
  • Judge lets wrongful death/suicide case go forward
  • Decision is believed to be first of its kind in Missouri
  • It’s based on “fraud” allegedly committed by Catholic officials
  • Boy who was repeatedly abused by notorious priest took his own life
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Accused priest worked in Las Vegas

  • Accused priest worked in Las Vegas
  • He’s being sued for molesting in Hawaii
  • But there's been no mention of this in Nevada
  • And he’s living among unsuspecting families now
  • Support group blasts Catholic officials for “recklessness & secrecy”
  • SNAP says higher number of predators from elsewhere come to Las Vegas
  • It wants local church officials to expose them, “reach out” to others they’ve hurt
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Group urges “sensitivity” in clergy case

  • Group urges “sensitivity” in clergy case
  • Victims want arrested minister’s flock to “show restraint 
  • Openly rallying around accused abuser is hurtful, SNP says
  • They urge Dollar backers to support him privately, not publicly
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Unprecedented victory for abuse victims

  • Unprecedented victory for abuse victims
  • Judge orders KC diocese to go to arbitration
  • Lawsuit is believed to be 1st of its kind in the US
  • Church has allegedly broken the 2008 settlement deal
  • Almost 50 men and women who sued pushed prevention steps
  • Finn signed agreement, but still kept one accused priest on the job
  • And he and his staff kept child porn of another priest hidden for months
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Recently arrested priest was here

  • Recently arrested priest was here
  • Accused cleric spent years in Columbus area
  • He was charged in April with molesting a boy
  • Group wants Catholic bishop to warn local parishes about him
  • And they want church officials to do outreach about another priest
  • Ousted in Ohio in 2011 & arrested in Canada, he faces an upcoming trial
  • SNAP also asks if local diocese gives “secret payoffs” to pedophile priests
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Abuse group lists “12 worst bishops”

  • Abuse group lists “12 worst bishops 
  • SNAP evaluates prelates on kids’ safety
  • Choices are based on their deeds over last decade
  • And victims urge NYC Cardinal to explain payoffs 
  • They want all bishops to divulge funds paid to predators
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Scrap national church abuse policy, victims group says

  • Scrap national church abuse policy, they say
  • SNAP: "It's violated often with no consequences"
  • Group wants an inclusive, 1 year process with "real input"
  • Now, victims say, focus is on pedophile priest & lay Catholics
  • But officials who “still ignore & hide crimes” must be punished, SNAP argues
  • For starters, group says, prelates in San Diego & Owensboro should be “denounced”
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Victims say bishop hinders prosecution

  • Victims say bishop hinders prosecution
  • He won’t disclose report of predator’s confession
  • Such secrecy keeps other victims silent, group says
  • It urges Sacramento prelate to attend court hearing on Friday
  • SNAP to Soto: “Teach your flock how to back cleric without hurting victims"
  • “Stop telling victims to report to the church, tell them to call cops instead,” they say
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Convicted predator quietly put back in SD parish

  • Convicted predator quietly put back in SD parish
  • He pled guilty to unlawful sexual touching
  • Yet, months later, he's back around kids, teens
  • Victim and her family were subject to "lynch mob"
  • SNAP: "Bishop breaks promises & endangers parishioners"
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Two more clergy sex abuse cases to be filed against Benedictine monastery

  • Two more clergy sex abuse cases to be filed against Benedictine monastery
  • Four men allege sexual abuse by priests from Delbarton School/St Mary’s Abbey
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More evidence contradicts Cardinal

  • More evidence contradicts Cardinal
  • Two new secret memos are disclosed
  • In letter, Dolan pledges “special fund” for predator
  • Prelate claimed that $10,000 was for “health insurance”
  • But two documents – just released - show Dolan misled public
  • SNAP: Record shows pedophile’s payment was NOT for insurance
  • Money was paid even after notorious predator priest was defrocked
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NYC's Cardinal Dolan paid pedophile priests to leave?

  • NYC's Cardinal Dolan paid pedophile priests to leave?
  • Minutes from meeting confirm: Dolan discussed paying $20,000 each to child molesters to quietly leave the priesthood
  • Policy appears to have been implemented as revealed in 2006 secret payout to pedophile priest
  • Newly uncovered document from 2003 shows the beginning of Dolan’s “shell game” of moving tens of millions of dollars into newly invented trusts
  • Victims want current Archbishop Listecki to reveal all payouts and costs of sex offenders, release the Milwaukee “Dolan Papers”, including all Finance Council minutes
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Victims blast NM bishops and seek outreach in two cases

  • Victims blast Catholic officials
  • They seek “outreach” in two cases
  • One convicted priest was just deported
  • Another was just sued for abuse recently 
  • SNAP to bishops: “Post predators on websites”
  • “And aggressively seek out others in pain,” group says
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