SNAP and CCR's work with UN Committees


Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)


SNAP and the CCR's UN Shadow Report 

Feb 2013


Statement from SNAP: Vatican Summoned Before UN Committee on Rights of the Child

Feb 28, 2013


Statement to UN Committee by Barbara Blaine on behalf of the CCR and SNAP

Jun 19, 2013


• SNAP & CCR press event in New York City

Jul 16, 2013


List of Issues and Written Replies for the Holy See from the Committee on the Rights of the Child

Due Nov 1, 2013


•News coverage on the Committee on the Rights of the Child and SNAP's involvement:

     "UN Panel Questions Vatican Record on Child Sex Abuse"- NCR

     "Vatican Responds to 'Committee on the Rights of the Child' Request"- NatSkep


CCR and SNAP News Conference on the submission of new filing to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Dec 11, 2013


SNAP and CCR attend the Hearing in Geneva

January 16, 2014


The UN report on the Vatican

February 5, 2014


•News coverage on the "scathing" report by the UN on the Vatican

February 2014

"UN Panel Blasts Vatican Handling of Sex Abuse" – Washington Post,

"U.N. Report: Vatican Policies Allowed Priests To Rape Children" - NBC News
"Vatican Let Abuse Go On for Decades" – NPR

"U.N. Panel Criticizes The Vatican Over Sexual Abuse" – New York Times

"Kick out Those Who Sexually Abused Children, UN Panel Tells Vatican" – CNN


•SNAP responds to the UN Report:

February 5, 2014

UN issues “devastating” report on Catholic clergy scandal - By Barbara Blaine
Second statement by clergy abuse victims regarding UN report - By Peter Isely


Vatican responds to UN Report

February 5, 2014


•SNAP responds to the Vatican's response to the UN Report:

February 5, 2014

Vatican attacks UN panel - By David Clohessy

Vatican responds to scathing abuse report - By Barbara Dorris





Committee Against Torture (CAT)


More information about the Committee Against Torture (CAT)



SNAP's news release on CAT

Aug 15, 2013


CCR and SNAP Supplemental Submission to the Committee Against Torture (CAT)

April 11, 2014


CCR and SNAP Shadow Report to the Committee Against Torture (CAT)

April 11, 2014


•Statements from SNAP:

Vatican issues preemptive statement, SNAP responds - By Barbara Dorris

SNAP responds to new UN report blasting Vatican - By Miguel Hurtado

UN Committee Addresses Clergy Rape and Sexual Violence as Torture - By CCR

•CCR and SNAP respond to UN CAT report - video













































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Maybe now I can put to rest the things I saw and the things that happened to me. It would be a gigantic step forward if the UN supports the victims of the church!
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