STORY OF THE DAY


Priest closer to extradition: Accused Minnesota priest in India since 2005 abuse allegations

By Forum News Service

September 15, 2014

A Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting two teenage girls a decade ago at a Greenbush, Minn., parish is one step closer to being extradited from his home country of India to the U.S. to face charges in Roseau County.

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Media Statements

TX--SNAP Urges Orthodox Bishops to Act Together to Protect Kids

For immediate release: Monday, September 15, 2014

Statement by Melanie Jula Sakoda of Moraga,CA, Orthodox Christian Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (925-708-6175, melanie.sakoda@gmail.com)

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States will hold its fifth annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, from September  15th through the 18th. The meeting will begin with a Pan-Orthodox Doxology at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral on Monday night.

http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/news/2014/september-7

http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/news/2014/assembly-to-hold-clergy-laity-gathering-in-dallas  

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MN--Theologians blast archbishop but are off-base

For immediate release: Monday, Sept. 15

Statement by Frank Meuers of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (952-334-5180, frankameuers@gmail.com

While we disagree with their recommendations, we are grateful to St. Thomas professors who are criticizing Twin Cities Catholic officials over child sex crimes and cover ups.

http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_26537187/st-thomas-theology-profs-archbishop-heal-damage  

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NJ- Predator is defrocked; Bishop is secretive

For immediate release: Monday, September 15, 2014

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

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CT- Archbishop wants good child safety law thrown out

For immediate release: Friday, September 12, 2014

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

It's bad enough that Hartford's Catholic archbishop wants to overturn a jury verdict in a clergy sex abuse and cover up case. What's dramatically worse, however, is that he wants to deny hundreds of child sex abuse victims in Connecticut.

Connecticut has one of the nation's best statutes of limitations in the nation. The archbishop is trying to get it nullified. He's protecting predators and hurting children.

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