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).

Removing Engler Is Only the First Step for MSU

For immediate release: January 17, 2019

Following a recent interview in which he disparaged victims of serial abuser Larry Nassar, the interim President at Michigan State University resigned yesterday. Today, the MSU Board of Trustees sped up that resignation so that it was effective immediately.

Diocese of Green Bay Releases List of Clerics Accused of Abuse

For immediate release, January 17, 2019

Today the Diocese of Green Bay has released a list of clerics that have been accused of abuse.

It is always helpful for survivors when these lists are posted, especially for those who may be suffering in silence. Seeing that they are not alone helps victims heal and could also compel others who were abused – whether by the same person or in the same place – to come forward.

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