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).

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.


Chaput takes over; SNAP begs for continued vigilance

Philly citizens have a simple choice – vigilance or complacency. We hope they’ll choose vigilance.


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