For immediate release: Monday, Aug. 24
Statement by Becky Ianni of Burke VA, DC area director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (703 801 6044, SNAPvirginia@cox.net)
We doubt Fr. Espinoza was ever on the Arlington bishop's payroll. But we know seven things.
First, he admitted raping a teenager.
Second, he was around kids in the DC area (including in the Arlington diocese).
Statement by Joelle Casteix of Newport Beach, volunteer Western Regional Director, SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
We applaud the tenacity of the students and their families. Because they spoke up and refused to be silenced, they accomplished what the LAUSD refused to do: make LA’s public schools safer for vulnerable students.
For immediate release Monday, August 24, 2015
Statement by Nicky Davis, Leader, SNAP Australia, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (firstname.lastname@example.org 0422 538 440).
Evidence today at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse from retired Bishop Geoffrey Robinson delivered admissions of high level Catholic Church collusion with a former NSW police commissioner, which resulted in priests being above the law; and callous neglect of child safety by senior Vatican officials, including all recent popes.
Survivors are stunned that any Bishop, even a terminally ill one, would reveal some of the truth that most church officials work so hard to conceal.
Among Bishops Robinson’s revelations are: