SNAP Media Events

Church officials push for more from support group

  • Church officials push for more from support group
  • They file new motion seeking more records & deposition
  • And for 1st time, they also want info on bishop’s criminal case
  • Victims also blast Finn for trying to “gut” state mandatory reporting law
  • SNAP: “Both church legal moves have “far-reaching” impact & hurt non-Catholics too” 

Victims write Chaminade alums

  • Victims write Chaminade alums
  • At least 20 ex-students report abuse
  • SNAP also launches new local web page
  • It focuses on 8 accused Marianists clerics
  • And group will host two meetings this week

Another Marianist predator exposed

  • Another Marianist predators exposed
  • He abused a girl here but has left the country
  • Despite “credible” allegations, he’s still on job today
  • Men report 4 more child molesting Chaminade clerics
  • SNAP will hold public meeting about growing scandal
  • Therapist warns victims: “Don’t trust Marianist officials” 

New abuse & cover up lawsuit is filed in KC

  • Priest allegedly died of AIDS
  • He’s publicly accused for 1st time
  • New abuse & cover up lawsuit is filed
  • For 2nd time in 2 days, a KC cleric is sued
  • SNAP to Finn: “Don’t split hairs – do your moral & civic duty

Predator priest sued for 1st time

  • Predator priest sued for 1st time
  • He was suspended just last year
  • Years before, cleric had admitted his crimes
  • Victims urge KC Catholic authorities to “reach out”
  • SNAP to Finn: “Don’t split hairs – do your moral & civic duty”
  • Support group wants veteran priest in a remote treatment center

Victims blast Chaminade over abuse

  • Victims blast Chaminade over abuse
  • "Years late,” new child molesting cleric is “outed
  • He worked for three decades at west county Catholic school
  • Now, seven local clerics from one religious order are accused
  • But school officials only reluctantly wrote to one group of alums
  • SNAP criticizes “late and deceptive” letters that “ignore police”
  • Group suspects that Catholic staffers knew of allegation for years 

Victims & advocates want new Catholic lawyers

  • Victims & advocates want new Catholic lawyers
  • Manchester bishop should have “clean break from the past”
  • He should also post names of “all accused predators,” three groups say
  • Two dozen prelates have taken “this bare minimum safety measure”

Victims blast Archbishop: Stop deceit about predator

  • Victims blast Archbishop: Stop deceit about predator
  • Last summer, archbishop let him work at Sunday school
  • But prelate claimed that accused priest "didn't work with kids"
  • SF Catholic officials knew about child molesting cleric for 40 years
  • New Fresno's new bishop must "come clean" about offender, group begs
  • And SF Archbishop also must be held accountable for abuse cover-up, they say

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