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).

Vatican honors Cardinal Law again; SNAP responds

Four sources indicate that Cardinal Bernard Law is the official Vatican representative at a large Catholic celebration in Syracuse on Sicily. If this is true, we are very upset.


Chaput silent while Lynn makes wild claims; SNAP responds

It’s disingenuous for Msgr. Lynn to claim, through his lawyers, that “no new children or young adults were harmed" because of his decisions. Lynn knows most child sex abuse victims can’t speak up and it takes years or decades for almost any child sex abuse victim to step forward.


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