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MA- Filipino priest extradited back to the USA to face child porn charges, SNAP responds

We are glad that Fr. Lowe Dongor surrendered to Filipino police, after more than a year on the run. Fr. Dongor is wanted for possession of child pornography and theft. 

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Victim of Giddings Lovejoy Presbytery speaks out

We’re here outside the St. Louis area Presbyterian headquarters because of the bravery of Gary Cave, the crimes of Rev. Michael W. Jackson, and the inadequate response by Presbyterian officials.

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NY - Sex abuse case moves forward, SNAP responds

We applaud these brave victims who have come forward and revealed the abuse they suffered. Because of their actions children are safer.

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MO - Abuse victims comment on accusations vs. Board of Education chair

We're disturbed by Rev. Stan Archie's response to allegations that he sexually exploited a church member.

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DE - Victims blast judge's decision in pedophile priest case

We're very disappointed by this ruling. Kids are safest when we know more, not less, about child molesters.

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IL - Predator priest wins ruling

The priest always seems to land on his feet. He pled guilty to child sex crimes. Still, he was hired to work for the archdiocese.

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CA- Priest pleads no contest to sex charge, SNAP responds

We are glad that Fr. Cuevas’ victims will be spared the difficulty of a trial. And we hope that Fr. Cuevas will spend a long time behind bars so he won’t be able to hurt others.

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CA - Predator priest jailed again, SNAP responds

We are grateful that Fr. Carlos Rodriguez is in custody again. We hope this news will bring some relief to Rodriguez' victims. And we hope it will push others who saw, suspected or suffered his crimes into stepping forward, calling police, exposing wrongdoing, and protecting kids

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MO - SNAP presses for further action from outspoken KC priests

The New York Times reports that roughly half of the Kansas City diocese's priests have no confidence in Bishop Robert Finn. Sadly those sentiments, unless backed by action, won't change a thing. 

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Aus- Victims slam lawyers who want abuse inquiry slowed

Those who want to slow down an inquiry into child sex crimes and cover ups are wrong. They may be well-intentioned. But they are essentially - and callously - resigning dozens or perhaps hundreds of innocent children to devastated lives.

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SA - SNAP applauds victims in Chile for coming forward

We applaud these three brave men for seeking justice and exposing wrongdoing. When child sex abuse victims sue because horrors have been committed and concealed, they help deter future horrors and cover ups.

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Rome- Vatican disciplines dissident priest: SNAP responds

A tiny handful of priests are "dissidents." But the Vatican seems to discipline them often and harshly.

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