NY - New Catholic bishop for Rochester is “awful”

For immediate release: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, SNAPclohessy@aol.com)

Vermont Catholic Bishop Salvatore Matano has been promoted to head the Rochester diocese. We’re disappointed that Pope Francis has promoted a bureaucrat with a terrible record on children’s safety.

http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com/

In 2006, Matano’s diocese was one of just two in America to have been found in violation of the US bishops weak and vague national abuse policy because Matano refused to ensure that adequate abuse prevention training was provided to all his staff, as the policy requires.

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ID- priest ousted, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Tuesday, November 5, 2013

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)

An Idaho Catholic priest working in Missouri has been ousted from his parish. Neither bishops – one in Boise and one in Kansas City – are saying why.

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2013/11/05/2852528/idaho-priest-removed-from-missouri.html

We’re disappointed that Catholic officials continue to treat their flock like children and withhold potentially helpful information about the misconduct of priests.

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Vatican - JPII "knew nothing" about high profile serial predator priest

For immediate release: Tuesday November 5, 2013

Statement by Barbara Dorris, Outreach Director, 314-862-7688 SNAPdorris@gmail.com

A long time top Catholic official now says that Pope John Paul II knew “absolutely nothing” about multiple credible child sex abuse reports against Legion of Christ founder Fr. Marcial Maciel Degollado.

http://ncronline.org/news/vatican/john-pauls-secretary-says-it-was-mistake-meet-legionary-founder

We find this very hard to believe. And if it's true, we find this very troubling.

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NJ - Nothing changes today in Newark archdiocese

For immediate release: Tuesday November 5, 2013

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

Today and tomorrow, four cardinals, 40 bishops, and 250 priests will wine, dine and celebrate the promotion of one of their own as the newest monarch of the Newark Catholic Archdiocese.

And when it’s over, the on-going crisis of clergy child sex crimes being covered up by Newark Catholic officials will remain unaddressed. 

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WV – Mormon officials shirk wrongdoings; SNAP responds

For immediate release: Oct 31, 2013

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, SNAPclohessy@aol.com)

West Virginia Mormon church officials credibly accused of concealing and neglect regarding a predator are now refusing to accept responsibility. 

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OH - Groups challenge Toledo bishop on murder case

For immediate release: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

Statement by Gail Howard of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (203 644 0387, Pennyq99@aol.com)

We are members of two organizations: a support group called the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), and a reform group called Voice of the Faithful (VOTF)

We are here to challenge Hartford’s new Catholic Archbishop Leonard Blair to

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LA - Predator priest makes bail; SNAP challenges bishop & family

For immediate release: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

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 credibly accused serial predator priest has made bail.         

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Ex-priest-accused-of-molestation-out-on-bail-4938867.php#

We are terribly afraid that Fr. Broussard may hurt more kids now that he’s no longer locked up.

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MO - A new pedophile priest suit accuses archbishop of cover up

For immediate release:  Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

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)

“The sitting archbishop in St. Louis (Robert Carlson) took part in covering up a case of child sexual abuse in the Twin Cities when he was an assistant bishop, attorneys for an alleged abuse victim said Tuesday after filing Minnesota’s latest clergy abuse lawsuit,” according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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MN - Another Twin Cities predator priest is sued

For immediate release: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Statement by Bob Schwiderski, SNAP Minnesota director (952 471 3422, skibrs@q.com)

Another clergy sex abuse and cover up lawsuit has been filed against the Twin Cities archdiocese.

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MN - SNAP to Catholic task force: “Resign now”

For immediate release: Tuesday, Oct. 29 2013

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)

Archbishop John Neinstedt’s new abuse “task force” is a farce. We’ve felt so from the outset. Now it’s clear.

We call on members of that panel to end their complicity in this charade and resign in protest now.

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OH - Toledo bishop promoted to CT

For immediate release: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Statement by Barbara Blaine of Chicago, president of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (312-399-4747, SNAPblaine@gmail.com)

Bishop Leonard Blair has done a poor job dealing with the church’s on-going child sex abuse and cover up crisis in Toledo. We are disappointed that, once again, Pope Francis has promoted a prelate who has failed to show real courage and compassion and refused to adequately protect the vulnerable and heal the wounded.

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AR - Predator teacher sentenced for breaking parole, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Monday October 28, 2013

Statement by Barbara Dorris, Outreach Director, 314-862-7688 SNAPdorris@gmail.com

We are grateful that this dangerous predator was given a long sentence. Children are safe when predators are behind bars. 

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