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).

Priest arrested for assaulting youth, SNAP responds

Our hearts go out to this young victim, and we are outraged at the alleged actions of Rev. Warnakulasuriya. The emotional trauma caused by incidents like this often lead to a years-long recovery process.


Pope at German Bundestag - Clergy Sex Victims disappointed

It’s sad that in Germany, where hundreds of brave, wounded child sex abuse victims have spoken up in the last year, the pope can’t bring himself to openly address the most devastating crisis in modern church history.


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