Media Statements

We are SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests. We are the largest, oldest and most active support group for women and men wounded by religious authority figures (priests, ministers, bishops, deacons, nuns and others).

Despite Denials, Cardinal Donald Wuerl Knew of Abuse Claims Against McCarrick

According to a report from the Washington Post, Catholic officials in DC and Pittsburgh now admit that Cardinal Donald Wuerl was lying when he claimed he was unaware of sexual crimes and misdeeds by his predecessor, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

Cardinals Sean O’Malley and Timothy Dolan Spar Over New York Abuse Case

The highest ranking Catholic prelates in New York and Boston are in an apparent rift over clergy sex abuse and cover ups, according to a Catholic news source. We are encouraged by this dispute and hope other bishops will emulate the Boston Cardinal.

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