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).

Victim wins crucial decision in pedophile priest case; SNAP responds

A Minnesota judge has ruled that a civil child sex abuse and cover up lawsuit against a notorious predator priest (Fr. Thomas Adamson) and his Catholic supervisors (in the Twin Cities and Winona) can proceed.

NH Catholic woman honored by clergy sex abuse victims

  • She decried Catholic hierarchy’s cover-ups & helped victims.
  • Reform-minded lay group & victims organization praise her.
  • Her devotion to personal support and public advocacy is a model for Catholics, SNAP says.

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