Media Statements

We are SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests. We are the largest, oldest and most active support group for women and men wounded by religious authority figures (priests, ministers, bishops, deacons, nuns and others).

NM--Clergy sex victims blast the Archdiocese of Santa Fe’s new secrecy move

For immediate release: Thursday, April 27

Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, Managing Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network (314 503 0003bdorris@SNAPnetwork.org )

Santa Fe’s Catholic archbishop is doing the "same old, same old," - fighting in court to keep clergy sex crimes and cover ups covered up.


TX-- Former youth pastor arrested for abuse

For immediate release: Thursday, April 27

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

former youth pastor has been arrested for alleged child sex crimes. The question now is: what will his congregants do? Will they actively help police and prosecutors? Or will they sit passively back and force the brave victim to carry the burden of pursuing a predator alone?


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