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IL- Ex Peoria bishop in trouble on abuse; SNAP responds

Peoria’s former Catholic bishop is now in hot water in New Jersey.

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HI- Settlement reached in ND/HI abuse case, SNAP responds

A civil child sex abuse and cover up case involving a Hawaii Catholic priest and a North Dakota Catholic diocese has been settled.

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NY- Cardinal rushing to defend priest being investigated for potential financial misdeeds

New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan is rushing to judgment and defending a priest being investigated for potential financial misdeeds.

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MO- Biondi must deal with predator priests, SNAP says

Before he leaves office, we hope Fr. Lawrence Biondi addresses the ten publicly accused predator priests who live/lived or work/worked at SLU: Fr. Franklyn Becker, Fr. Edward Beutner, Fr. Charles H. Miller, Fr. Daniel C. O’Connell, Fr. Juan Carlos Duran, Fr. Eugene Maio, Fr. Jack Campbell, Fr. Chester E. Gaiter, Fr. Gerhardt B. Lehmkuhl and Fr. Vincent W. Bryce.

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Dallas bishop promoted to El Paso; SNAP’s worried

We are troubled by the promotion of Bishop Seitz from Dallas to El Paso. Seitz comes from a diocese (Dallas) with a disturbing record on children’s safety and from a school (St. John’s University) with an even more disturbing record on children’s safety.

-See BishopAccountability.org and http://www.behindthepinecurtain.com/wordpress/welcome

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Accused priest now heads Springfield, IL church

A Greek Orthodox priest from Champaign who was suspended from the priesthood now works at a Springfield church.

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NJ- Victims don't buy predator's new statement

Now, Fr. Fugee says it’s all his fault. 

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NJ- Archbishop reverses himself twice, SNAP responds

Suddenly, Archbishop Myers’ PR man does an abrupt 180, twice. He now claims Fr. Fugee was around kids without Myers’ permission. And he now admits an agreement with prosecutors has been broken.

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PA- Harrisburg Bishop dies, SNAP responds

The 65-year-old bishop of Harrisburg, Joseph McFadden died unexpectedly this morning. Our sympathies are with his family and his loved ones. Although we do not rejoice in the death of anyone, we hope the Pope takes this opportunity to appoint a new bishop who will prove to take a tough stand against clergy sex abuse.

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MO- Wrongful death suit filed vs. St. Louis archdiocese & Fr. Bryan Kuchar; SNAP responds

This is an utterly heartbreaking case brought by incredibly kind but wounded parents on behalf of their child and other children who have been assaulted by priests. We are deeply moved by and grateful for their tremendous courage.

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LA- Former priest charged with multiple counts of abuse seeks a bond reduction

Ex-priest Mark Broussard is seeking a reduction in his bond. His attorney was working to get confidential medical information about the victims prior to the start of the trial and Broussard’s taped police interview where he admits to fondling children thrown out.

 

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NJ- Statement by Mark Crawford of SNAP

Punish Archbishop Myers. That's what Catholic officials must do now.

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