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VA – Mennonite missionary charged with child sex crime

For immediate release Friday, December 1, 2017

Statement by Barbra Graber of Virginia, Volunteer SNAP Mennonite Leader (mennonite@snapnetwork.org540-214-8874)

Federal agents arrested a Harrisonburg Mennonite missionary, James Daniel Arbaugh, on November 15 and charged him with felony coercion and enticement of a minor. Arbaugh had been a leader in the Haitian mission organization “Walking Together for Christ.”

http://www.dnronline.com/news/local/missionary-faces-child-abuse-claim/article_9258a5da-cf09-11e7-9782-270d47a7965c.html

http://www.missionaryjames.com/

https://web.archive.org/web/20171002070553/http://www.walkingtogetherhaiti.org/

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NC, Guam –North Carolina Man files lawsuit in Guam alleging abuse by Catholic priest

For immediate release Friday, December 1, 2017

Statement by Melanie Jula Sakoda of Moraga, California, volunteer East Bay Leader for SNAP (melanie.sakoda@gmail.com925-708-6175)

SNAP applauds the plaintiff, B.G., who filed suit today in the District Court of Guam against the Catholic Archdiocese of Agana, the Boy Scouts of America, and retired priest Louis Brouillard. B.G., who now lives in North Carolina, states that Brouillard molested him when he was a Boy Scout in Guam in 1973 or 1974, aged 14 or 15. B.G. belonged to the Agana Boy Scout troop, of which Brouillard was a scout master.

http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2017/11/30/north-carolina-man-files-10-m-clergy-sex-abuse-suit/908227001/

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