SNAP Media Events

Australia—Cardinal Pell to appear before the Magistrate Court on July 18

By Kristen Gelineau, June 29, 2017

VATICAN CITY — Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis' top advisers, took a leave of absence as the Vatican's financial czar on Thursday to fight multiple criminal charges in his native Australia that allege he committed sexual assault years ago.


DC -- 2017 SNAP Conference, August 11-13

When: August 11-13, 2017

Where: The Westin Alexandria in Virginia/Washington, D.C.

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NY -- Walk the Brooklyn Bridge for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, Sunday, June 4

What: The second annual walk across the Brooklyn Bridge in support of child sex abuse survivors.

When: Sunday, June 4 at 11:00 AM EDT

Where: The walk will begin from Brooklyn and end at City Hall with an open mic for victims to share their stories. Followed by a vigil for all those who have been hurt. 


PA-On first anniversary of Altoona-Johnstown grand jury report, victims skeptical of diocesan response

While some progress has been made, survivors still not sure that kids’ safety is a priority

Priest who took the Fifth when questioned under oath is still in a position of authority

Many members of Allegation Review Board still working for diocese, including one who handles reports of child sexual abuse

Promised website listing of the credibly accused is woefully inadequate 

Meanwhile, the Catholic Church continues to lobby against SOL reform, shutting the doors of justice to child victims and preventing additional predators from being exposed   

What:

Holding signs and childhood photos, clergy sex abuse survivors and their supporters will:

--Recap progress made by the Altoona-Johnstown diocese on the first anniversary of the grand jury report;

--Point out work that the diocese has yet to do to ensure the safety of its children; 


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