Fulton’s First Presbyterian named in lawsuit

July 24, 2014

A local church has been named one of the defendants in a lawsuit that also includes Jack Wayne Rogers, accusing Rogers of sexually assaulting the plaintiff when he was a child in 2000.

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Media Statements

PA- Youth minister in jail for child sexual abuse, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790,

A Pennsylvania youth minister has been arrested on charges of child sexual abuse and has admitted abusing her for several months. We are grateful to the witnesses who came forward with their suspicions and urge anyone else with information to come forward to police.

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OH- Man seeks to profit from brutal murder of nun

For immediate release: Monday, July 28, 2014

Statement by Claudia Vercellotti of Toledo, SNAP Leader, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (419 345 9291,

A Toledo man is trying to profit from the brutal slaying of a nun by selling paraphernalia related to the convicted murderer, a Toledo priest who has also been accused of molesting a child.

Shame on him. Shame on anyone who bids on or buys this material.

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CA- Victims challenge CA predator priest & 3 archbishops

For immediate release Monday July 28, 2014

For more information: Joelle Casteix of Newport Beach, 949-322-7434 cell,, David Clohessy of St. Louis, SNAP Director 314-566-9790 cell,

Victims challenge priest & 4 Catholic officials

Alleged predator claims he's been "exonerated"

SNAP to accused cleric: "Disclose your personnel file" 

And group wants archbishops to release all files on suspended molester

Clergy sex abuse victims are challenging a twice-accused and twice-suspended California Catholic predator priest to produce copies of records that he says show the child sex abuse allegations against him are unfounded. And they want three archbishops and the cleric's direct supervisor to release the cleric's personnel files.

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TX- Church to hold rally for admitted molester

For immediate release: Monday, July 28, 2014

Statement by Amy Smith of Dallas, SNAP leader (281 748 4050,

Supporters of a convicted child sexual predator are holding a rally today to support him. We hope they will change their minds and cancel the event. We also urge officials at a Leander church to cancel a similar event set for Aug. 10.

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