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WA- Victims blast archbishop over funeral

Admitted serial predator priest gets “full honors

SNAP: “Move re-victimizes the wounded & deters other victims

Group also discloses names of 18 predator priests in archdiocese

WHAT

Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, clergy sex abuse victims and their supporters will: 

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MO- Judge upholds “first-ever” award against diocese

Unless Finn appeals, victims will share $1.1 million

Their message to bishop: “Accept justice, don't appeal”

They urge Catholic officials: post predators' names on church websites

WHAT 

Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, victims of clergy sex abuse and their supporters will discuss and give copies of a new court ruling upholding their unprecedented $1.1 million “breach of contract” award. They will also urge KC's Catholic bishop to:

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IL- Two Chicago predator priests “outed"

Neither has been publicly accused before

Both victims speak out for the first time

One got a $750,000 settlement last year

SNAP urges archdiocesan outreach now

Catholic officials admit 5 allegations vs. one cleric
 
WHAT
Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, two clergy sex abuse victims will speak publicly for the first time about their abuse at that hands of two Chicago predator priests who have never been publicly accused before. (One victim received a $750,000 secret settlement last year.)

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CA- Ousted predator priest to work in San Fran?

Sex abuse victims seek help from archbishop

“Don't let pedophile priest work here,” they plead

Years ago, twice-accused cleric was ousted from LA

This week, group caught him working on Pacific island

SNAP: “Now, he's reportedly returning to the Bay Area
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Group discloses 8 other predators who have been sent here

WHAT

Holding signs and photos of themselves at the age they were abused, a support group for clergy sex abuse victims will urge the Bay Area’s Catholic archbishop to: 

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CA- Victims seek bishop’s help

Victims seek bishop’s help

Deadline has been set for victims to step forward

According to court filing, 11 predators worked in diocese

But survivors’ group says “there are surely more”

SNAP: Anyone who believes they have a claim should act now

Organization is available to help survivors as they navigate this process

WHAT

Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, clergy sex abuse victims and their supporters will;

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MO- Convicted predator is back in St. Louis area

Civil case against him settled last week

Victims blast archbishop for “crossing a line”

Carlson publicly attacked an alleged rape victim

His goal, groups say, is “to intimidate others to stay quiet”

SNAP to Carlson: “Defend yourself without being cruel to accusers”

Group also wants church officials to disclose names of 63 “credibly accused clerics”

WHAT

Holding signs and childhood photos, clergy sex abuse victims and their supporters will disclose that a notorious local predator priest is now back in the St. Louis area (and provide his address and phone number). 

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OH- Group makes "last ditch" effort

Group makes “last ditch” effort

They oppose “honors” at priest's funeral

And they want two other honors for another cleric rescinded

Catholic official is name is on street & youth athletic complex

But he interrupted a police murder investigation, two cops say

WHAT

Holding signs and childhood photos, clergy sex abuse victims will;

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MO- Victims announce new court filing

Victims announce new court filing

They're part of 40+ who just won $1.1 million

Group also blasts bishop over counseling refusal 

Veteran abuse advocate calls arbitrator's award “historic

What:

Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, victims of clergy sex abuse and their supporters will announce and give copies of their new court filing, which seeks to finalize the $1.1 million that an arbitrator has awarded them. They will also blast Kansas City's Catholic bishop for continuing to

--deny therapy for victims and/or put unnecessary restrictions on that therapy, and

– wage an “incredibly expensive” legal defense battle, instead of honoring the binding arbitration process.

A nationally known abuse victim and advocate will

--explain why their unprecedented lawsuit and the arbitrator's historic decision impacts victims across the country, and

urge those victims in other cities and states to consider filing similar suits to force bishops to live up to their child protection promises.

The group will also prod everyone who sees, suspects or suffers clergy sex crimes to keep coming forward and calling police.    

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IN- Victims blast church over 2 predator priests

Victims blast church over 2 predator priests

They're worried about where accused clerics are now

Bishop should visit every parish where the men worked

And he should beg “victims, witnesses & whistleblowers” to “speak up


Group also wants diocese to post names of child molesting clerics on websites

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OH- Victims blast 2 new church moves

Victims blast 2 new church moves

They're worried about principal who was selected

And they're angry about new diocesan chancellor

Group has also heard from another victim of deacon

But bishop refuses to admit several allegations have been made

Prelate's secrecy continues to endanger kids, SNAP charges
 
WHAT
Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, advocates for clergy sex abuse victims will blast two new appointments by Youngstown Catholic officials. They are;

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PA- Victims thank church for outreach effort

And they “out” another Pittsburgh predator priest

Church admits he committed “sexual misconduct

But cleric is also accused of assaulting a PA boy later

Catholic officials should send more letters, group says

SNAP: Bishop Zubik “only acts when prodded to do so

WHAT

Holding childhood photos and signs at a sidewalk news conference, clergy abuse victims and advocates will;

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WA- Predator priest is now at Catholic college

Predator priest is now at Catholic college

For at least seven years, he worked in Seattle

Cleric is accused of molesting two Alaskan boys

Church officials claim he has 24-hour supervision

But he now works in “campus ministry” at Gonzaga

Group wants Seattle & Spokane prelates to “warn their flocks

And they want Jesuit officials to “oust priest & explain their recklessness

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MN- Abuse victims want answers from Duluth bishop

Victims want answers from Duluth bishop

SNAP: “Why delay suspending accused predator?”

Cleric is accused of abusing a child in Europe St. Paul

But local Catholic officials waited at least two weeks to act

Group calls on those who were hurt to “protect others by speaking up”

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OH- Predator priest now teaches

Predator priest now teaches  

And they want his defrocking status disclosed
 
SNAP: “Catholic officials should move faster!”

Steubenville prelate should “push harder,” they say

Accused child molesting cleric was sent to 3 treatment centers

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MO- Two groups hold vigil

They're appalled by archbishop

Just-released deposition gets national attention

And “it's going to get worse,” abuse victims predict

Local archdiocese faces three “very tough” lawsuits

Carlson's comments were “not an aberration but part of pattern” they say

WHAT

A small, short vigil will be held to condemn the recent words and deeds of St. Louis' top Catholic official in clergy sex abuse cases. (Some participants will kneel, others will stand with posters and or childhood photos.)

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