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).

Retired Cardinal will testify, SNAP responds

We're grateful that Bevilacqua will have to face tough questions under oath about concealing heinous child sex crimes. He shouldn't be able to evade responsibility and justice by claiming to be ill.


Catholic archbishop slashes therapy for abuse victim; SNAP responds

Once again, Catholic officials rub salt into the already-deep and still-fresh wounds of a person who was sexually assaulted by a priest during childhood. Shame on them.


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