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Admitted abuser college prof to perform in Carnegie Hall with teens

Admitted abuser college prof to perform in Carnegie Hall with teens

MI College didn’t tell high school, churches about prof's past

“Adrian College duped production company and high school choir,” group says

A Michigan music professor who admitted to sexually molesting two teens while he was a teacher in California will be taking his choirs to Carnegie Hall in March, where they will be performing with a high school choir and four other groups. 

SNAP, the Survivors Network (, believes that the neither the touring company, Mid-America Productions, based in New York City, Link:, nor any of the churches, colleges, or the high school involved, were warned about the Adrian College professor, Dr. Thomas Hodgman. 

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MN – Accused priest reinstated, SNAP responds

For immediate release Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Statement by Melanie Sakoda of California, Volunteer Member of SNAP’s Board of Directors (

On December 26, 2017, the Diocese of Crookston announced that it was reinstating a priest, Father Patrick Sullivan, who was placed on administrative leave in early 2016. A lawsuit was filed at that time alleging the clergyman had abused a 15 year old boy in 2008. No criminal charges have been filed against the priest. The clergyman has denied the allegations, and the diocese has stated that no other allegations have been made against him. Following an internal investigation, the diocese found the allegations were not credible.  The suit is still pending.

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