For immediate release: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Statement by Melanie Jula Sakoda, SNAP Volunteer Board Member (925) 708-6175, firstname.lastname@example.org
We know from statistics that few allegations of child sexual abuse are false, particularly when the outcry is made by a child. So, we are saddened to learn that a jury in St. Louis today found Father Xiu Hui “Joseph” Jiang and the Archdiocese of St. Louis not liable for the 2012 sexual abuse of a young girl.
For immediate release, April 1, 2017
Statement by Joelle Casteix, SNAP Volunteer Western Regional Leader, (949) 322-7434, email@example.com
The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings is just the latest to hide behind bankruptcy protection to avoid potentially embarrassing and expensive child sex abuse and cover-up civil trials.
These filings are seldom about money. Instead, church officials filed for federal protection on the eve of a July trial to ensure that victims and the general public never know the true extent of sex abuse and cover-up throughout eastern Montana.