NJ- Victims urge Catholics to donate MORE but not to church

For immediate release: Sunday, March 2, 2014

Statement by Mark Crawford, New Jersey director of SNAP(732-632-7687, mecrawf@comcast.net)

Outraged at their archbishop, many Newark Catholics apparently are withholding their donations.

We are grateful that so many parishioners want to show their disapproval of Archbishop John Myers for his financial and sexual abuse scandals.

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2014/03/archbishops_pricey_retirement_home_spurs_backlash_as_parishioners_withhold_donations.html   

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PA- Jehovah Witness predator escapes consequences

For immediate release: Saturday, March 1, 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)

We are grateful that an Oklahoma prosecutor plans to appeal a devastating ruling that lets a Jehovah's Witness elder escape consequences for his heinous child sex crimes by exploiting a legal technicality.

http://m.mcalesternews.com/mcalester/pm_113000/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=xXt2Ng1I  

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IL- Another Catholic whistleblower sues Chicago school

For immediate release: Saturday, March 1, 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 second teacher at a Catholic high school is suing because he says he was fired for reporting suspected child sex crimes.

http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/25909542-418/suit-hales-franciscan-teacher-fired-for-reporting-abuse-allegations.html   

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GA- Bill will extend SOL for child sex abuse, victims respond

For immediate release: Friday, February 28, 2014

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 862 7688 home, 314 503 0003 cell, SNAPdorris@gmail.com)

A proposed bill in George would extend the statute of limitation for child sex crimes 7 years. This is a step in the right direction, but stronger action is needed.

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IL- Conservative Christian allegedly didn't report child abuse

For immediate release: Friday, February 28, 2014 

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 862 7688 home, 314 503 0003 cell, SNAPdorris@gmail.com)

A conservative Christian official from Illinois is on administrative leave following allegations that he sexually harassed women and didn't report suspected child abuse.

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CA- Victims praise Rick Warren/OC bishop event

For immediate release: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 

For more info: Joelle Casteix 949 322 7434, jcasteix@gmail.com,
David Clohessy 314 566 9790 cell, SNAPclohessy@aol.com

Victims praise Rick Warren/OC bishop event

Daylong seminar to address mental health issues

Education is an important first step, group says

SNAP: “But firing wrong-doers as important as therapy”

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IL- University piano quartet is criticized

For immediate release:  Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

For more information: Melanie Jula Sakoda (925-708-6175 cell, melanie.sakoda@gmail.com), Cappy Larson (cappy@rlarson.com), David Clohessy (314-566-9790 cell, SNAPclohessy@aol.com) 

University piano quartet is criticized

Group was to help convicted child molester

Professors had planned to perform at fundraiser

It's unclear whether event has been postponed or cancelled

School official claims he "cannot forbid our faculty from performing"

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Canada- Ottawa parish responded quickly to victims’ request for help

For immediate release: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

For more info: Melanie Jula Sakoda 925-708-6175 cell, melanie.sakoda@gmail.com, David Clohessy 314-566-9790 cell, SNAPclohessy@aol.com

Ottawa parish responded quickly to victims’ request for help

Fundraiser for convicted archbishop cancelled or postponed 

He was brought to trial last year, accused of molesting 11 year old twin boys

SNAP: “We fear concert is merely postponed, so we hope the other groups we contacted will also step up to the plate"

"Public support for proven molesters is wrong because it deters victims of other child sex crimes from speaking up,” victims say

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TN- Victims blast Nashville Catholic officials

For immediate release: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Statement by Susan Vance of Knoxville, leader of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (865-927-2923, vancefamily1@comcast.net) 

Yesterday, when confronted by a TV reporter, Nashville Catholic officials admitted receiving a report of child sex crimes by a priest that they had kept secret for years. Shame on them.

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SC- Victims prod Bob Jones University to act now

For immediate release: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 

For more information contact Barbara Dorris, SNAP Outreach Director (314) 862-7688 home, (314)503-0003 cell, SNAPdorris@gmail.com, and David Clohessy, SNAP Executive Director (314) 566-9790 cell, SNAPclohessy@aol.com 

Victims prod Bob Jones University

Don't wait for report, act now,” they say 

Group wants school to post predators' names 

SNAP: Thirty Catholic bishops have done this

It's the least the school can do to protect others,” victims say

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MN- Archbishop's deposition set but SNAP predicts it won't happen

For immediate release: Thursday, Feb. 27

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 862 7688 home, 314 503 0003 cell, SNAPdorris@gmail.com)

Two top St. Paul archdiocesan officials will supposedly be deposed next month about clergy sex crimes and cover ups, but we doubt that will actually happen.

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Canada- Victims blast fundraiser for convicted archbishop

For immediate release:  Thursday, February 27, 2014

For more information: Melanie Jula Sakoda (925-708-6175 cell, melanie.sakoda@gmail.com), Cappy Larson (cappy@rlarson.com), David Clohessy (314-566-9790 cell, SNAPclohessy@aol.com)

Victims seek help from church and university

A fundraiser is set for convicted archbishop

He was accused of molesting 11 year old twin boys

Group wants officials to denounce the event

SNAP: “Public support for proven molesters is wrong”
“It deters victims of other child sex crimes from speaking up,” they say

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