Vatican- Pope seeks forgiveness: victims respond

For immediate release Friday, April 11, 2014

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 503 0003, SNAPdorris@gmail.com)

We beg the world’s Catholics: be impressed by deeds, not words. Until the Pope takes decisive action that protects kids be skeptical and vigilant. 

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MA- Students file FOIA request re Boston clergy sex settlement

For immediate release: Thursday, April 10 

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 503 0003, SNAPdorris@gmail.com

Virginia law school students are filing a Freedom of Information Act request to find out details of clergy sex abuse and cover up settlement in the Boston Archdiocese. We applaud this move.

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FL- Pastor found not guilty of child sex crimes

For immediate release: Thursday, April 10 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)

It's heartbreaking that despite child sex crime allegations by at least ten individuals, a jury has found Rev. Jeffery London not guilty.

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France- Priest indicted for rape and torture, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314-503-0003, SNAPdorris@gmail.com) 

A French priest was indicted for raping and torturing multiple women at a private religious school. We are saddened by this revelation, but glad victims are speaking up and action is being taken. 

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PA- Victims blast Harrisburg man

For immediate release: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Victims blast Harrisburg man

He's running for university trustee

And he wants controversial statue restored

That “hurts victims & endangers kids,” group says

A Harrisburg man is being criticized because he wants Penn State University to put back up a statue of Coach Joe Paterno. 

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NY- New Albany Catholic bishop is installed; SNAP responds

For immediate release: Thursday, April 10, 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)

We are not optimistic about Albany's new Catholic bishop, Edward B. Scharfenberger, who is being installed today.

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AL- Pastor arrested for sexually assaulting a minor, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Thursday, April 10, 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 Valley Grande pastor was arrested for multiple charges of sexually assaulting a teenage girl. We are grateful this dangerous predator is in jail.

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IL- Youth minster charged with child sexual abuse, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314-503-0003, SNAPdorris@gmail.com

A Cicero youth pastor has been charged with multiple counts of child sexual abuse in a case involving multiple children. We are deeply saddened that there are likely more victims suffering in silence and self-blame. 

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MO- More abuse at Chaminade than any other MO school? SNAP asks

For immediate release: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314-503-0003, SNAPdorris@gmail.com) 

There has likely been more child sexual abuse at Chaminade than at any school we know of across Missouri. 

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OK- Pastor pleads guilty to lewd acts with a child, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 503 0003, SNAPdorris@gmail.com) 

A Guthrie pastor has pleaded guilty and has been convicted of lewd acts with a child. We are glad this dangerous predator is finally going to prison and we are grateful for the brave victim for speaking out. 

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MN- Victims urge MN lawmakers to fix adult abuse law

For immediate release: Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 503 0003, SNAPdorris@gmail.com)

In the wake of yesterday's decision in the Fr. Christopher Wenthe case, we call on Minnesota lawmakers to clarify the state law criminalizing the sexual exploitation of adult congregants by clergy.

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NJ- Victims advocate wins award, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Tuesday, April 8, 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)

New Jersey's attorney general is honoring the work of a wonderful, tireless volunteer who heads the state's chapter of our organization. We are grateful for Mark Crawford's ceaseless compassion and courage. His efforts over the past decade have helped expose dangerous clergy predators and corrupt church officials. And his work has deterred cover ups of child sex crimes while also consoling those who have been sexually assaulted.

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