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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).

SNAP responds: Cleveland priest removed

The Diocese of Cleveland has posted on its web that Fr Mathew Ischay has been placed on leave as the result of a court complaint alleging that misconduct with a minor occurred in the late 1970’s.


Jailed TX predator priest is defrocked

Finally, a decade after a jury first found him guilty of molesting kids, the Vatican has defrocked a serial predator priest, Fr. Thomas Teczar, who assaulted children in Texas and Massachusetts.


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