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SNAP responds: Steubenville priest accused of sex abuse

For immediate release: May 27, 2018

Statement by: Judy Jones, SNAP Midwest Regional Leader: 636-433-2511,

We commend the brave victim for coming forward with their allegation of abuse which the church considers credible. Due to the allegations Msgr Mark Froehlich has been removed. 

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CA--Victims appalled by child rapist’s light sentence

For immediate release May 27, 2018

Statement by: Melanie Jula Sakoda, Volunteer East Bay Leader for SNAP, the Survivors Network, 925-708-6175,

A convicted California child rapist has been sentenced to just 90 days of house arrest and five years of probation. According to the news report, Lyle Burgess will not even be required to register as a sex offender.

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