SNAP Media Events

Sex abuse victims will present Saginaw Bishop Cistone with a letter

  • Saginaw Bishop Joseph Cistone to be named in child sex abuse case in Philadelphia
  • Sex abuse victims will present Bishop Cistone with a letter 
  • They want “full transparency” on Bishops role in Philadelphia abuse case
  • And they want to know if diocesan funds are being used for Cistone’s legal defense

GA - Third Poandl Victim Comes Forward

  • 3rd victim of pedophile priest files police report
  • Separate abuse allegation led to his ouster in Feb.
  • Cleric is accused for the third time in three years
  • As recently as 2010, priest was put back into Georgia parish
  • Victims will hand out fliers &deliver letter to Atlanta’s archbishop
  • “Accused predator should be put in treatment center,” group says
  • SNAP: “Catholic officials should help get child molesting cleric prosecuted”

IL - New child sex case filed against cleric

  • New child sex case filed against cleric
  • It’s the first time he’s been publicly accused
  • Catholic brother was dean of discipline at school
  • He’s accused of repeatedly abusing St. Rita High School student

PA - Victims leaflet outside bishop's mass with accused priest

  • Bishop joins controversial priest for “final mass”
  • Child sex abuse victims hand fliers to church-goers
  • Cleric investigated for Facebook postings with youngster
  • Yet Catholic officials refuse to detail the alleged messages
  • SNAP: “Parishioners and parents should know truth to protect their kids”

Predator Las Vegas Cleric's Records Made Public

  • Predator Las Vegas Cleric's Records Made Public
  • They show he molested youngsters in Santa Barbara, then
  • Church officials sent multiple offender to Las Vegas
  • Later, he admitted to a "power imbalance" and molested college student
  • Documents say he should never work in colleges or with kids,
  • Church officials also feared for 'public safety"
  • SNAP to bishop: Reach out to potential victims
  • Protect kids, not predators, they beg

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

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

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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