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OH--In rare move, archbishop sues flock; Victims respond

For immediate release: Thursday, June 2, 2016

For more information: Dan Frondorf, David Clohessy 314-566-9790 cell,, Barbara Dorris 314-503-0003 cell,

In rare move, archbishop sues parishioners

Child sex victims welcome “more aggressive action

But they blast Catholic officials for ignoring abuse “enablers

SNAP: Prelate should sue or discipline those who hid child sex crimes

“Why is church money more important than our kids?” support group asks

Organization writes to head of Cincinnati archdiocese urging pursuit of “enablers

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Il--Bill proposed to yank Hastert's pension; Victims respond

For immediate release: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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

An Illinois lawmaker is pushing a bill that would further cut the pension of ex-House speaker Denny Hastert. We support this measure. We also call on Congress to censure Hastert and Hastert to voluntarily compensate his victims using the millions he earned as a lobbyist and for decades on the payroll of Illinois and US taxpayers.

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