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News: Barbara Blaine, Founder and former president of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, has passed away

For immediate release Sunday, September 24, 2017

Barbara Blaine, the founder and former president of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests passed away today, surrounded by her family and friends.

At this time, the family has asked that you respect their privacy until they make a statement.

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Washington DC--Vatican embassy priest removed for child porn allegations

For immediate release, September 15, 2017

Statement by Barbara Dorris, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests,, 314-503-0003

The crime of possession of child pornography is not a victimless crime. The children in the photos are being sexually abused. Just because this unnamed diplomat—who is a priest—has been removed to Rome, does not mean that he is still not in possession of pornographic images or may still not pose a threat to children wherever he is stationed.

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