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Posted by Joelle Casteix on January 30, 2015, The Worthy Adversary
The best place to learn about the Survivors’ Movement and legislative change, hear the latest news, meet leaders and newsmakers, and get the best information on abuse prevention and victim healing is to attend the SNAP (the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) National Conference.
By Kaitlyn Lionti, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 05:21 PM EST, Time Warner Cable News, Buffalo NY
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Tuesday, we introduced you to Vanessa DeRosa and Tino Flores, who as adults, are still affected by sexual abuse in their childhood.
"I'm on psychotic and anti-depression medicines because of this. I'm still seeing a psychologist and a psychiatrist," said Flores.
By Elaine Silvestrini | Tribune Staff, Published: January 27, 2015 | Updated: January 28, 2015
TAMPA — The Rev. Innocente Clementi died in 1999 at the age of 78. While many remembered him for his love of music, others say he took a dark secret to the grave.
Gerry Moriarty, Irish Times, Monday, January 26, 2015
Nuns, described as ‘sadistic’, deny claims of physical abuse at Nazareth Lodge in Belfast.
A man who was put into a Belfast care home when he was six has alleged at the Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry that he suffered physical abuse from “sadistic nuns” which ultimately left him in a suicidal and enraged state.
, Updated: Jan 22, 2015 3:54 PM PST
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA -
A group of Catholics are calling for answers into allegations surrounding Bishop Frank Dewane.
The NBC2 investigators have covered the bishop's troubles for nearly a year now.
Meredith Rodriguez, Chicago Tribune, January 22, 2015
Seven men filed suit Wednesday against the Chicago Presbytery and related organizations, claiming they were sexually abused by a now-deceased minister whose trail of allegations led to a multimillion-dollar settlement.
Stop Baptist Predators, January 18, 2013
"In countless stories of Baptist clergy sex abuse, we have seen the sad truth of King’s words made manifest. Even with childhood histories of horrific abuse – of having been molested, raped and sodomized by Baptist preachers – countless such victims have said that the worst of their experience came when they tried to tell about the abuse within the faith community.
Gazette Editorial, Tuesday, January 20, 2015, The Daily Gazette
They didn't help women and children last year. What's going to be their excuse this year?
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