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MN--MN bishop won’t release abuse investigation into archbishop

For immediate release: Wednesday, Aug. 3

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, 314 645 5915 home, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

Minnesota’s top Catholic official will keep hidden an investigation into his predecessor who’s accused of concealing child sex crimes, committing sexual misconduct and retaliating against some who rebuffed his sexual advances.

https://www.ncronline.org/news/accountability/twin-cities-hebda-archdioceses-response-abuse-allegations-was-failure-not-crime   

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MA--Western MA school settles abuse case

For immediate release: Wednesday, Aug. 3

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, 314 645 5915 home, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

We applaud the brave man who has settled his child sex abuse and cover up suit against a high profile western Massachusetts private school. We hope this decision will help him heal and help other victims come forward.

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/08/deerfield_academy_reaches_200k.html    

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