SNAP Media Events

Victims blast Albany bishop

  • Victims blast Albany bishop
  • Child sex abuse & cover-up suit filed
  • Last time cleric was sued, he ran off to Ireland
  • He only came back after accuser—another priest—died
  • Cleric then gave one victim hush money & continued abuse
  • Bishop kept priest in ministry despite repeated abuse reports 

Groups want board member ousted

  • Groups want board member ousted
  • He hid and minimized child sex crimes, they say
  • Jesuit just resigned from one college board last week
  • New church records showed he did little to stop predator
  • The abuser, now imprisoned, was Mother Teresa's confessor
  • Groups believe others who acted recklessly should be disciplined

Child sex victims applaud firings

  • Child sex victims applaud firings
  • They want state educators to highlight this case
  • Cobb Co. school staff delayed reporting likely crimes
  • Self help group also wants Georgia laws reformed
  • It blasts “predator-friendly” deadlines in child sex cases
  • Victims to lawmakers: “Make it easier, not harder, for victims to act
  • Those who “see, suspect or suffer abuse must speak up,”SNAP says

Group opposes new plan to weakening state offender registry

  • Group opposes new plan to weakening state offender registry 
  • “At workplaces, pedophiles can find new victims,” SNAP argues
  • "This is why predators’ job addresses should be public," self help group says
  • SNAP to bishops: "Work with us to avoid weakening crucial child safety law" 
  • And victims praise Minnesota prelate for outreach; want to see more of it here

Group blasts Catholic bishop

  • Group blasts Catholic bishop
  • He hires off duty police captain
  • Abuse victims call for investigation
  • SNAP says move “compromises law enforcement”
  • And it deters others with information from coming forward
  • Organization wants prelate to list predator priests on website

Group wants update on predator priests

  • Group wants update on predator priests
  • Bishop hasn’t disclosed anything for more than a year
  • And SNAP pushes nun for more disclosure in religious orders
  • Clergy abuse victims say one predator joins new local church
  • SNAP says church hierarchy should warn his fellow parishioners

Pastor raises $$ for accused predator

  • Pastor raises $$ for accused predator
  • Cleric was suspended six months ago
  • But he's still listed on church's website
  • And parish bulletin tells how to donate to him
  • Groups to Cardinal: "Stop this callousness & intimidation"

 


New child sex abuse and cover-up suit filed

  • New child sex abuse and cover-up suit filed
  • It’s against cleric and Salinas Catholic school
  • Priest took child out-of-state and abused him
  • SNAP: “Officials knew he was predator but did nothing”
  • He was one of at least three child-molesting clerics at school
  • Victim going public to "ensure this doesn't happen again"
  • Kids abused at the school must come forward before Aug 1 deadline, group says

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