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Victim of notorious priest speaks for first time

Victim of notorious priest speaks for first time

SNAP wants all accused abusive clerics “outed

But church officials in both KC MO & KC KS are refusing

Dozens of Catholic officials across the US are now posting such lists

Group also blasts KC MO prelate for letting disgraced Finn to come back


Three Priests Left Off New List - Jefferson City, MO

Three publicly accused priests left off new list
Two were in Jeff City area & attracted national attention
SNAP also worries about 18 new church abuse reports
It wants Catholic officials to "move quickly " with them

Belleville bishop challenged on abuse

Belleville bishop challenged on abuse

“Sexually violent predator” worked in diocese

Few knew of his time in southern IL until recently

Two more accused abusers missing from church site

Catholic officials should hire outside firm to look through its files

This recommendation just made by church’s top abuse lay leader


SNAP calls for the USCCB to end lobbying against statutes of limitations reform, urge independent investigations, and hold Bishops accountable

Survivors of clergy abuse demand accountability as US Bishops gather in Baltimore

Nearly one third of active Bishops have mishandled abuse allegations, report shows

“Bishops must be made to answer for their role in this crisis,” SNAP says

SNAP says bishops should stop lobbying against statutes of limitations reform and should actively invite independent investigations


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Cardinal George Pell Convicted of Abusing Children, SNAP Responds


Ex-priest accused in PA grand jury report denies allegations, survivors’ group reacts

Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published a lengthy article about a former priest in the Diocese of Erie who disputes what is reported about him in the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report. SNAP, the oldest and largest support group for survivors of clergy abuse, takes strong issue with the priest’s denial that he abused anyone.


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