SNAP Media Events
Four more accused priests were in KC
One is still working in the church today
Victims want local bishop to ‘out abusive clerics’
They also want non-profit agency re-named
It honors KC bishop who oversaw most abuse
SNAP discloses an Indy priest facing three pending lawsuits for child sexual abuse
Yet he was left off recent archdiocesan “credibly accused” list, group points out
Archbishop should add the clergyman to his list, as well as expand it
“Victims, witnesses & whistle blowers should call attorney general,” SNAP says
Abuse victims want Louisville accused cleric list ASAP
Archbishop should make it “thorough & detailed,” group says
Five clerics who largely abused elsewhere should be added, victims claim
SNAP: They’re almost completely ‘under the radar’ and may have hurt local kids”
Group wants victims, witnesses and witnesses to call KY state attorney general”
Evansville bishop pledged to post accused priests’ names
SNAP: “But it’s been 3+ months of reckless delay & secrecy”
Supoprt group also prods attorney general to do investigation
And they beg other victims, witnesses and whistle blowers to speak up
50 State AG Call for Grand Jury
Any investigation must be:
- independent of and separate from the church
- must have subpoena powers and ability to compel testimony under oath
Anything short of these criteria is a sham and whitewash.
In addition, write letters to the editor, make phone calls to politicians as they can apply pressure to keep them responsive to our demand. We need to make efforts to ensure that they follow up on what the state is doing to investigate these crimes.
The Attorneys General of forty states have inquired about the grand jury process in Pennsylvania. Let's get statewide investigations going in fifty states.
Note to Letter Writers
Use your own words and style of writing. Cut and paste from the templates as you wish. Include your experiences, whether as a survivor or as a member of the community. And relate your letter to the state you were abused in or state now living in.