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).

Two groups seek action from bishop

  • Two groups seek action from bishop
  • "Seek out victims & witnesses,” they say
  • Priest admits viewing child porn in church rectory
  • Zubik should visit every parish where he worked, victims say
  • They urge prelate to “stop asking people to call church authorities”
  • Sex crimes must be reported to secular-not religious-officials, they say

SNAP blasts Bridgeport Diocese for handling of DeGraff

As has happened thousands of times in recent decades, a Catholic priest is accused of abuse, church officials keep the allegations secret, the cleric is moved elsewhere, no one is warned, and a child has apparently been sexually assaulted as a result.

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