Media Statements

We are SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests. We are the largest, oldest and most active support group for women and men wounded by religious authority figures (priests, ministers, bishops, deacons, nuns and others).

Victims urge Episcopal Bishop to take action against retreat leader

  • Defrocked minister to lead retreat in Georgia
  • In 1999 he admitted abusing boy at a retreat in Texas
  • Now, he’s set to lead a retreat in Augusta this weekend
  • And church officials are refusing to warn retreat-goers
  • Self help group is urging Episcopal bishop to ‘take action’

Victims want NY & CT prelates to denounce colleague

In a new, rare and stunning interview, former NYC Archbishop Edward Egan made shocking statements about the church’s on-going clergy sex abuse and cover up crisis.  


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