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TX--New Dallas Catholic bishop slammed by victims

For immediate release: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790cell, 314 645 5915 home, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

Bishop Edward Burns is a poor choice to head the Dallas diocese. Pope Francis continues to promote clerics who share his personal leadership style and sadly, his lack of action on children’s safety.

http://www.snapnetwork.org/ak_victims_blast_juneau_bishop_over_abuse_remarks

http://www.usccb.org/news/2016/16-026.cfm

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Denmark--Catholic officials must do outreach re accused priest

For immediate release: Monday, Dec 12, 2016

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790cell, 314 645 5915 home, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

A Danish priest is accused of child sex crimes. Now, his bishop must aggressively

--help law enforcement prosecute him and

--seek out and help others who saw, suspected or suffered his crimes.

http://cphpost.dk/news/danish-priest-charged-with-new-cases-of-child-sex-abuse.html

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