After PA Grand Jury Report, Survivors Renew Demand For Federal Investigation Into Church Sexual Violence And Cover-Up
For immediate release: August 15, 2018
Statement by Tim Lennon, President of SNAP, the Survivors Network (415-312-5820, tlennon@SNAPnetwork.org)
For more than forty years the widespread and systemic abuse of children and its cover up by officials of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States has been brought to light by survivors.
· In 1974 hearing-impaired victims of Father Lawrence Murphy, including the recently deceased Gary Smith, distributed fliers outside a Milwaukee cathedral protesting the Church’s failure to remove this prolific abuser from ministry.
For immediate release: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Statement by Judy Jones, SNAP Midwest Associate Leader, firstname.lastname@example.org, 636-433-2511
In the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary Pittsburgh's top Catholic official claims "There was no cover up going on" of child sex crimes.