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TX--Suit says priest abused girl for six years

For immediate release: Wednesday, July 20

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 503 0003 cell, bdorris@SNAPnetwork.org)

A girl and her family are suing a Catholic priest and his church supervisors, charging that Fr. Stephen Tarleton Dougherty repeatedly abused her for six years, starting when she was seven, from 2005-2011. We applaud her for her courage and hope her bravery will inspire others who are suffering to come forward.

http://www.caller.com/news/local/lawsuit-diocese-of-corpus-christi-religious-order-failed-to-protect-victim-38047191-2aab-4dac-e053-0-387536321.html

    

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KY--Trial set for twice-accused predator priest

Trial set for twice-accused predator priest

Victims group begs others to “come forward” with info

For 30 years, cleric headed a camp for children in Kentucky

SNAP: “We suspect there are other witnesses, whistleblowers & victims

Staying “trapped in silence” helps no one, victims say, & “endangers kids

A November 28 trial date has been set for a Louisville priest who is accused of molesting two children and spent 30 years running a camp for kids.   

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