NY- Ex-Brooklyn priest sued for child sex abuse, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 

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

A new child sex abuse lawsuit has been filed against Fr. William Authenrieth who is originally from the Diocese of Brooklyn, abused in New York and Florida, and now lives in Massachusetts. 

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Chile- Where's investigation into Chile priest baby stealing?

For immediate release: Wednesday, August 13, 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 Chilean priest who Catholic officials say stole babies from their mothers (claiming that the infants were dead) says he'll return from Spain to face criminal charges if they are filed against him. We believe Father Alex Vigueras is lying. 

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FL- New child sexual abuse lawsuit filed, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 

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

A new child sex abuse lawsuit has been filed against Fr. William Authenrieth who is apparently still alive and living in Massachusetts.

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LA- Victims blast Lafayette DA & bishop

For immediate release: Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

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

We are disappointed in Lafayette's Catholic bishop and its district attorney. The bishop won't release the names of 15 credibly accused predator priests and the D.A. won't even ask the bishop for them. What an irresponsible decision by both men.

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TX- Victims applaud police chief in Greg Kelley case

For immediate release: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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

We applaud Cedar Park Chief of Police Sean Mannix for clarifying the Greg Kelley case.

It's rare that a law enforcement official takes the time to explain the evidence and court process so thoroughly.

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Chile- Group blasts Chilean bishops over baby theft by priest

For immediate release: Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

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

Chilean Catholic officials admit that a priest who “was instrumental in the forced adoption of at least two babies without the knowledge of their mothers” will not be punished. Shame on them.

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Canada- $20 million clergy sex settlement

For immediate release: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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 $20 million clergy sex abuse settlement means one thing: Catholic officials were incredibly scared of the evidence about complicity that would have emerged in court.

That's almost always the motive when the church hierarchy pays this much money to abuse victims.  

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Canada- Catholic official pleads guilty in child sex case

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Contact: David Clohessy of St. Louis MO 314 566 9790,SNAPclohessy@aol.com, Brenda Brunelle of Windsor, Canada 519 800 3492, windsor@SNAPnetwork.org

Ottawa man pleads guilty in sex case 

He was former head of Catholic youth group

He was indicted for 1984 child sexual assault

In 2002, a civil case against him & Knights of Columbus was settled 

Victims urge others who were hurt to “come forward, get help, call police 

An Ottawa man who was the provincial director of a national Catholic youth organization admitted guilt in a criminal case stemming from an August 1984 child sexual assault.

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MN- New records show decades of deceit; SNAP responds

For immediate release: Monday, August 11, 2014

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

One bishop writes another bishop about an accused cleric who abused three girls and several women and even “mentioned a threat about possibly burning down the house” or “have your husband murdered.”

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MO- New memo shows archbishop being deceptive; SNAP responds

For immediate release: Monday, August 11, 2014

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

“Find a suitable cover story. . . so that this thing does not blow up.” That's what then-Bishop Robert Carlson wrote to his boss about a credibly accused predator priest. 

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OK- Abuse victims blast OK City church

For immediate release: Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

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

Every person at the Highway of Holiness Church should be ashamed and outraged that church officials let a registered sex offender attend the Children's Crusade event last week.

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OH- Victims challenge Youngstown bishop

For immediate release: Monday, August 11, 2014

For more information: Judy Jones (636) 433-2511, SNAPjudy@gmail.com, David Clohessy of St. Louis (314) 566-9790 cell,
davidgclohessy@gmail.com

Abuse victims challenge bishop

Stop defaming us,” group says

“Let's have an open discussion,” they ask

A support group for clergy sex abuse victims is challenging Youngstown's Catholic bishop to a public discussion about his handling of child molesting clerics and is accusing him of “defaming” their organization.

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