Ireland- Magdalene laundries survivors asked to sign waivers, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 862 7688, SNAPdorris@gmail.com)

The Irish government has sent a letter to survivors asking them to sign a waiver to receive their lump sum reparations.

Read more
2 reactions Share

IL- Three more predator priest lawsuits; SNAP responds

For immediate release: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Statement by Barbara Blaine of Chicago, president of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (312-399-4747, SNAPblaine@gmail.com)

Three more child sex abuse and cover up lawsuits have been filed against the Chicago archdiocese because of the heinous crimes of Fr. Daniel McCormack.

Read more
1 reaction Share

NY- Sex abuse victims blast cardinal

For immediate release: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

For more information: David Clohessy of St. Louis, SNAP Director (314-566-9790 cell, SNAPclohessy@aol.com)

Sex abuse victims blast NY Cardinal

His latest blog is “preposterous” they say

Dolan claims he may soon get “negative publicity” 

But the files he fears have been sealed by a judge

And in civil cases, he claims law enforcement will see records

SNAP “He's either dreadfully ill-informed or he's being deceptive”

A support group for clergy sex abuse victims is blasting New York’s Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan, calling him "deceptive and self-absorbed” and accusing him of “attacking real victims and their advocates while posturing as a victim himself.”

Read more
3 reactions Share

VA- Campus sex crimes at conservative college exposed

For immediate release: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Statement by Becky Ianni of Virginia, SNAP Leader, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (703-801-6044, SNAPVirginia@cox.net)

A lengthy and very disturbing investigation has been done into campus sex crimes at Patrick Henry College.

Read more
1 reaction Share

CA- More LA predator priest cases settled; SNAP responds

For immediate release: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, SNAPclohessy@aol.com)

More clergy sex abuse and cover up lawsuits against the scandal-ridden Los Angeles Catholic diocese will be disclosed tomorrow. 

Read more
1 reaction Share

TN- Baptist youth minister charged with murdering fiancée, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, SNAPclohessy@aol.com)

A Springfield, TN youth minister has been charged with the murder of his 21 year old fiancée. This is an extremely troubling case. 

Read more
1 reaction Share

CA- SNAP commends police on quick and decisive action

For immediate release: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314-566-9790 cell, SNAPclohessy@aol.com)

We commend the Ceres police for their quick and decisive action in the recently revealed case of a local youth minister who was found to have child pornography on his computer.  

Read more
2 reactions Share

MD- Victims applaud arrest of church deacon

For immediate release: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 

Statement by Becky Ianni of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (703-801-6044, snapvirginia@cox.net)

A Maryland man who is a church deacon has been arrested for the sexual abuse of a teenage girl. We urge church officials to seek out other possible victims.

Read more
1 reaction Share

GA- Lawmakers may change child sex law

For immediate release: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, SNAPclohessy@aol.com)

Georgia lawmakers may lengthen the time child sex abuse victims can take legal actions against the adults who molested them. We hope this bill (H.B. 771) passes. It's not perfect but it will make kids safer.

Read more
1 reaction Share

Italy- Victims demand bishop’s resignation

For immediate release: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314-566-9790, SNAPclohessy@aol.com)

An Italian bishop secretly defrocked an abusive priest and victims are now calling for his resignation. We support this call.

Read more
2 reactions Share

South Africa- Survivors group praises decisive action of law enforcement

For immediate release: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314-566-9790, SNAPclohessy@aol.com)

Police in Pretoria acted decisively when they arrested a local priest for acting inappropriately with a child. 

Read more
Add your reaction Share

MO- SNAP urges caution on Catholic petition drive

For immediate release: Tuesday, Feb. 18

Statement by Judy Jones of St. Louis, Assistant Midwest Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 974 5003, snapjudy@gmail.com)

Missouri's Catholic bishops are trying to get more tax breaks through a petition-gathering drive about schools. Citizens should think long and hard before signing.

Read more
1 reaction Share

← Previous  1  2    14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22    136  137  Next →
Our most powerful tool is the light of truth. Through our actions, we bring healing, prevention and justice.



Search & Translate
Loading