For immediate release: Friday, Jan. 9
Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, SNAPclohessy@aol.com, email@example.com)
New developments in two civil lawsuits may shed more light on how St. Louis’ top Catholic official deals with clergy sexual abuse. In both cases, an actual trial – as opposed to a settlement or a loss by the victims on a technicality - seems more likely.
For immediate release: Thursday, Jan. 8
Statement by Frank Meuers of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (952-334-5180, firstname.lastname@example.org)
At least one Twin Cities clergy sex abuse and cover up case will go to trial on Jan. 26, attorneys say. (See http://noakerlaw.com/ )
For immediate release: Wednesday, Jan. 7 2014
Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Outreach Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 503 0003, email@example.com)
A priest who lives in Missouri has just been sued for allegedly molesting a boy in suburban Chicago. We call on the archbishops of Chicago and St. Louis to warn their flock about the credibly accused serial predator.
For immediate release: Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2014
Statement by Peter Isely, SNAP Midwest Director (Milwaukee) 414.429.7259
The Capuchin religious order announced today that it has removed from ministry for substantiated reports of child sexual abuse Fr. Robert Harrison, a priest who worked in the Milwaukee and New York Archdioceses as a social worker and youth minister. Harrison, according to the Capuchins, has admitted to victims in both locations.