Media Statements and Events

PA--Philly Catholic “enabler’ is freed

For immediate release: Tuesday, Aug. 2

Statement by Karen Polesir, Philadelphia area volunteer director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (karenpolesir@yahoo.com)

A Philadelphia church staffer who repeatedly refused to call 911 about child molesting clerics will soon be released from prison. We applaud prosecutor Seth Williams’ vow to retry him.

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2016/08/02/attorney-monsignor-lynn-ordered-to-be-released-on-bail/   

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LA--Priest arrested on child porn charges

For immediate release: Wednesday, July 27

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)

A Lafayette priest has been arrested on child porn charges. Now, it’s up to his Catholic supervisors and colleagues to aggressively seek out anyone with suspicions or knowledge of any crimes by him and beg them to call law enforcement.

http://www.katc.com/story/32553955/diocese-breaux-bridge-priest-arrested-on-child-pornography-charges    

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