Media Statements and Events

CA--Abusive seminarian is sentenced; Victims respond

For immediate release: Friday, July 1, 2016

Statement by Judy Jones, SNAP associate Midwest director (636 422 2511SNAPjudy@gmail.com)

A former Catholic seminarian who tried to arrange to sexually abuse babies was just sentenced but the crux and cause of his crimes has basically been ignored - a secretive, self-serving clerical culture that gives troubled clerics repeated chances to hurt kids. 

http://www.cbs8.com/story/32354733/sentencing-for-man-who-tried-to-buy-toddler-in-tijuana

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Ghana--Victims want Vatican to discipline Ghana bishop

For immediate release: Friday, July 1, 2016

Statement by Joelle Casteix of Orange County, SNAP volunteer western regional director, 949 322 7434jcasteix@gmail.com

http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Sexual-acts-involving-Catholic-priests-not-the-worst-of-sins-Archbishop-452004

Vatican officials should discipline a retired bishop in Ghana.

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