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Argentina--Convicted abuser attacked in church; Victims respond

For immediate release: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790314 645 5915 home, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

We are upset that a convicted child molester was beaten to death in an Argentine church. Violence is never the answer. 

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/851181/pedophile-killed-in-attack-by-parents-inside-cathedral

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OR--Victims urge church staff to do outreach re predator

For immediate release: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790314 645 5915 home, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

We are glad that a Baptist youth pastor has been arrested and allegedly admitted child sex crimes. But we’re disappointed in how his supervisors and colleagues are responding and call on them to work aggressively to help law enforcement prosecute the offender and find and help his victims.

 http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20161205/former-ashland-pastor-faces-sex-abuse-charges

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