SNAP Media Events

Another clergy sex trial approaches

  • Another clergy sex trial approaches
  • And Victims seek help from medical staff
  • 2 accused CT clerics worked at local hospitals
  • Group suspects more “problem priest” were sent there
  • SNAP says archbishop "refuses to do outreach, so others must

 


Victims to Dolan: "Stop attacking victims!"

  • Victims to Dolan: “Stop attacking victims
  • Cardinal lashes out at teenager on his blog
  • And he calls prominent self help group “liars
  • Offensive comments have “chilling effect,” SNAP says
  • Organization wants an apology & removal from website
  • Group also wants Dolan to denounce “hardball legal tactics

 


Victim pushes bishops to act

  • Victim pushes bishops to act
  • Her perpetrator was just arrested in India
  • Prelate “fakes cooperation” with cops, she maintains
  • "He did nothing to help catch or warn about predator," she says
  • SNAP: "She's a rarity: a young college student who's speaking out"
  • Group releases petitions signed by Catholics backing fugitive priest

Bishops reportedly approved new “hardball” strategy v. SNAP

  • Bishops reportedly approved new “hardball” strategy v. SNAP
  • Group tells top church officials: “Go after predators, not victims
  • It begs Catholics and citizens for help in fighting “unprecedented attacks
  • And it urges St. Louis archbishop to “come clean” about who’s behind the moves

Victims blast Catholic hierarchy

  • Victims blast Catholic hierarchy
  • Church tries to get self-help group’s records
  • Bishops reportedly approved new “hardball” strategy
  • SNAP: “Dolan should denounce & stop this chilling move
  • Victims tell top Catholic officials: “Go after predators, not us
  • Group begs parishioners & public for help in “unprecedented attack
  • Head of Dolan’s old diocese wants a 19 year old rape victim’s private e-mails
  • Another, facing criminal charges himself, is part of the “intimidation,” SNAP says

Unusual new abuse & cover up lawsuit is filed

  • Unusual new abuse & cover up lawsuit is filed
  • Accused predator priest violated four boys in one family
  • The alleged crimes happened in Independence over two decades

Victim & parents speak publicly for 1st time

  • Victim & parents speak publicly for 1st time
  • They blast Catholic officials re alleged molester
  • Twice accused predator priest is sent to Cincinnati
  • But family wants him to be put in treatment center
  • And they ask “Why was he put back in parishes in 2010?”
  • Criminal charges against the clergyman in WV were dropped 
  • But that was because of legal technicalities, parents maintain
  • Self help group begs archbishop: "Reach out to other victims"



Georgia priest ousted due to abuse allegations

  • Georgia priest ousted due to abuse allegations
  • He’s accused for the second time in three years 
  • Victims blast 2 GA Catholic officials about cleric 
  • Group wants alleged predator put in treatment center
  • And they ask “Why was he put back in parishes in 2010?”
  • Self help group begs archbishop: "Reach out to other victims"

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