SC- Religious leader pleads guilty, SNAP responds

SC- Religious leader pleads guilty, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Thursday, September 4, 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)

A popular religious official who founded Cathedral Bible Collage has pleaded guilty to forced labor charges. He's also accused of sexual harassment.

The forced labor charges against Reginald Wayne Miller involve international students who came to the collage Miller founded. We hope Miller receives the maximum sentence.

We urge anyone who was hurt by Miller, either by forced labor or sexual harassment, will find the courage to come forward, report to police, and start healing.

(SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, is the world’s oldest and largest support group for clergy abuse victims. We’ve been around for 25 years and have more than 20,000 members. Despite the word “priest” in our title, we have members who were molested by religious figures of all denominations, including nuns, rabbis, bishops, and Protestant ministers. Our website is SNAPnetwork.org)

Contact - David Clohessy (314-566-9790 cell, davidgclohessy@gmail.com), Barbara Dorris (314-503-0003 cell, SNAPdorris@gmail.com)

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