Media Statements and Events

IA--Group applauds victim & prods bishop on abuse

For immediate release: Friday, June 3, 2016

Statement by David Clohessy of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790,davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

We urge Sioux City Catholic officials to quickly adopt the abuse prevention moves that a brave abuse victim is advocating.

http://www.ktiv.com/story/32128326/2016/06/02/alleged-abuse-victim-speaks-out-against-former-catholic-priest-of-the-diocese-of-sioux-city#.V1EFWVPaaKQ.facebook

Tim Lennon was raped as a child by Fr. Peter B. Murphy in Iowa.

http://www.bishop-accountability.org/news2016/03_04/2016_03_30_KTIV_SupportGroup.htm

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MN--Victims blast bishop over abuse remarks

For immediate release: Friday, June 3, 2016

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 503 0003 cell, bdorris@SNAPnetwork.org)

Winona’s bishop has callously rubbed salt into the already-deep and still-fresh wounds of abuse victims by deliberately and disingenuously minimizing the pain and vulnerability of a teenaged girl who was repeatedly abused by a priest who was counseling her.

http://www.postbulletin.com/news/crime/vicar-general-resigns-from-diocese/article_608ac1a0-39a2-590e-a26c-dd00a3173181.html#comments

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