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SNAP Press Releases 2008
Giving Voice to Victims

Giving Voice to Victims: SNAP President and Founder Barbara Blaine (right) and SNAP Cincinnati leader Christy Miller, address the news media at an Ohio press conference.

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Fact Sheet - Suspended Pedophile Priests Committing Subsequent Crimes Recently, December 30, 2008

CA - New clergy sex abuse settlement is reached, December 23, 2008

IL - Two groups complain to national panel about bishop, December 22, 2008

WI - Wisconsin judge orders restitution in rare criminal charges that were filed more than 35 years after sexual assault , December 17, 2008

NJ - Sex abuse victims & Catholics raise questions about priest , December 9, 2008

MA - Clergy sex abuse victims challenge diocese to do more, December 8, 2008

SC - Clergy sex abuse victims blast diocese, December 8, 2008

MO - Church Wins Effort to Dismiss Clergy Sex Lawsuit, November 28, 2008

IL - SNAP blasts bishop, November 27, 2008

IL - Sex abuse victims to leaflet as parishioners leave mass, November 23, 2008

IL - SNAP challenges chaplain, November 21, 2008

IL - No evidence Congressional chaplain, who oversaw pedophiles, called police, November 20, 2008

IL - Predatory minister is suspended; sex abuse victims announce, November 13, 2008

WI - Rembert Weakland, in first ever video testimony, details sex abuse fraud by archdiocese, November 12, 2008

MO - “Whistleblower” & Victims’ Group Challenge School & Church Officials, November 11 2008

Fact Sheet - St. Louis: Vianney/Osborne/Marianists, November 11 2008

MD - 10 Most Dangerous Pedophile Priests! Today in Baltimore!, November 11, 2008

MD - Clergy sex abuse victims want action on ten predatory bishops, November 10, 2008

Fact Sheet - Accused Predatory Bishops – a SNAP fact sheet - Nov. 2008, November 10, 2008

IL - Sex abuse victims seek resignation of Cardinal Francis George as head of US Bishops, November 9, 2008

MD - Clergy sex abuse victims & Catholics to hold vigil on eve of annual US bishops meeting, November 9, 2008

WI - Mother of clergy abuse victim urging Morlino to stop predator priest book tour, November 8, 2008

Fact Sheet - Most Dangerous US Predator Priests Walking Free – a SNAP Fact Sheet (11/08), November 8, 2008

IL/CA - Send the Bishops a Message news conferences in Chicago and L.A., Monday, Nov. 10th, November 7, 2008

IL - New lawsuit is filed against high profile Jesuit author and professor, November 6, 2008

IA - Abuse victim blasts Catholic officials about pedophile bishop, November 5, 2008

Mexico - SNAP Mexico presents Federal Initiatives to reform Federal Laws, November 4, 2008

WI - Halloween, say clergy victims, somber reminder of unregistered sex offenders, October 30, 2008

TX - 23 clergy sex cases are settled, October 30, 2008

NV - Child Sex Abuse Victims Concerned About Six Pedophile Priests, October 28, 2008

IL - Closing arguments today in case against Mother Teresa’s ‘confessor’, October 23, 2008

NY - Clergy sex group appeals to NYC Cardinal, October 21, 2008

IL - Sex abuse victims to leaflet at cathedral in Chicago, October 19, 2008

WI - In unusual move, clergy abuse victims group defends Madison bishop, October 19, 2008

DC - First-ever lawsuits seek money back from Pope's US rep & all US bishops, October 15, 2008

OH - A second victim of alleged predator priest comes forward, October 14, 2008

PA - Talk, Q&A, and Book signing with Angela Bonavoglia, September 29, 2008

IL - “Nuns Molest Too,” Say Three Victims, September 27, 2008

TN - Clergy Sex Abuse Group Founder Heads to Europe, September 25, 2008

MN - Sex Abuse Cases Against Catholic Nun & Religious Order Are Settled, September 25, 2008

NY - Clergy sex abuse victims to leaflet Harlem church, September 14, 2008

MN - Clergy sex victims slam Catholic archdiocese , September 12, 2008

NJ - Clergy sex abuse victims question ‘suspended’ priest, September 11, 2008

MN - While supposedly living with top church official, priest molests 3 year old, September 10, 2008

IL - Victim Files New Priest Molestation Case Against Serial Predator, September 9, 2008

IL - Clergy sex abuse victims want two priests disciplined, September 7, 2008

VA - Predatory Baptist preacher will be sentenced for child molestation, September 2, 2008

IL - Clergy sex abuse victim to hand out fliers to Mass-goers, August 30, 2008

WI - SNAP presents new Green Bay bishop benchmarks for his “first 100 days”, August 26 2008

CA - Clergy sex abuse victim wins appeal, August 21 2008

IL - Mom of recent suicide victim wants Cardinal to resign, August 21, 2008

CO - Another clergy sex abuse and cover up lawsuit is filed, August 20, 2008

IL - Atlanta's archbishop will be called as witness in clergy sex abuse & cover up trial, August 20, 2008

IL - Trial set for Monday raises questions about Atlanta archbishop, August 15, 2008

WI - Tommy Thompson arranged for body of predator priest's mother brought to correctional facility for "private" viewing, August 13, 2008

IL - Clergy sex abuse victims & Catholics criticize Cardinal, August 13, 2008

TN - Three child sex abuse & cover up cases against cult are dropped, August 4 2008

CO - Nun Sex Abuse Victims To Hold 12 Hour Overnight Outdoor Fast & Vigil, August 1, 2008

VA - Sex abuse victims to hand out leaflets at courthouse, July 25, 2008

WI - New Fraud Lawsuit Filed Against Milwaukee Archdiocese, July 24, 2008

DC - Clergy sex abuse victims urge McCain to oust adviser, July 17, 2008

WI - Pair of Wisconsin clergy sex offenders expected to plead guilty, July 15, 2008

CO - Another Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit Is Filed Against Denver Catholic Church, July 15, 2008

IL - Clergy sex abuse victims hold national convention in Chicago , July 10, 2008

WI - Clergy sex abuse survivors to flier Milwaukee south side church, July 6, 2008

IL - Clergy Sex Victims Want Cardinal to “Fix” Abuse Policy, July 2 2008

WI/MO - Another fleeing cleric arrested for child sex assault in Milwaukee , June 30, 2008

WI - New Fraud Lawsuit Filed Against Milwaukee Archdiocese, June 25, 2008

RI/ND - New child sex abuse lawsuit filed against notorious serial predator priest, June 24, 2008

IL - Clergy sex abuse victim exposes predatory Peoria priest, June 11, 2008

IN - Southern Baptist execs reject database of credibly accused clergy predators, June 10, 2008

IN - As national Southern Baptist meeting starts, sex abuse victims are worried, June 8, 2008

OH - Clergy sex abuse victims want to speak in parishes, June 2, 2008

Horrific abusive crimes perpetrated by UN June 2, 2008

NY - Clergy sex victims weigh in on Cardinal’s successor, May 22, 2008

CA - voped Cult that moved from California is sued for abuse, May 12, 2008

TN -  voped New lawsuits call church group a cult, May 12, 2008

ME -  voped Clergy sex abuse victims to buy ads in Maine newspapers, May 8, 2008

MA - Clergy sex abuse victims challenge Cardinal, April 30, 2008

FL - Clergy sex abuse victim urges disclosure of predator priest's whereabouts, April 28, 2008

TX - Sex abuse victims confront national head of Episcopalians, April 28, 2008

TX - Clergy sex abuse victims want action on predator priest who is HIV positive, April 28, 2008

WI - New WI bill would create nation’s first public registry of clergy child molesters, April 26, 2008

IL - New Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against Baptist Church, April 23, 2008

AZ - Accused child molesting cleric opens new church, April 22, 2008

Vatican symbol This insignia preceding an entry indicates a press release concerning the visit of the Pope to the US in April, 2008

papal insignia - Morning after US Visit, Clergy Abuse Victims Announce Papal Benchmarks, April 21, 2008

papal insignia - Pope admits ‘badly handled’ crisis, but US officials deny & backpedal, April 20, 2008

papal insignia - SNAP asks non-Catholics & Catholics to help push legal reforms, April 19, 2008

papal insignia - Sex abuse victims to Catholic parishioners: "Stay vigilant!," April 18, 2008

papal insigniaClergy sex abuse victims list 'America's worst Cardinals', April 16, 2008

papal insignia - "Don't wait for church hierarchy," SNAP says, "Protect kids yourselves," April 17, 2008

papal insignia - Clergy sex abuse victims cite worst US Cardinals, April 16, 2008

papal insignia - As Pope lands, they gather at church where recent pedophile priest worked, April 15, 2008

Mexico - Criminal Case has been ongoing for 4 years against the accused Carlos González González, April 15, 2008

papal insignia - Clergy abuse victims want UN to investigate Vatican, April 14, 2008

papal insignia - New List Names 19+ US Bishops Publicly Accused of Sexual Abuse, April 14, 2008

papal insignia - Clergy sex abuse victims ask bishop to skip Pope's visit, April 10, 2008

papal insignia - Clergy sex abuse victims blast Oregon Catholic bishop, April 10, 2008

IN - State appeals court refuses to toss out clergy sex case, April 10, 2008

MA - Pedophile priest molests 2 pre-school boys in 2005, lawsuit says, April 8, 2008

DC - A week before Pope arrives, sex abuse victims still ignored, April 7, 2008

IA - Sex abuse victims want Iowa bishop to skip upcoming papal trip, April 5, 2008

OR - Clergy sex abuse victims seek ‘equal time’ with archbishop, April 1. 2008

OR - Archbishop Vlazny Invitation, April 1, 2008

GA -Sex abuse victims and advocates blast 'bizarre' court ruling, April 1, 2008

TX - Sex abuse victims urge top Baptist official to name clergy child molesters, March 18, 2008

WI - WI Supreme Court Could End 1st Amendment Shield for Clergy Pedophiles, March 13, 2008

MA - Clergy sex abuse victims slam Boston Cardinal, March 12, 2008

NH - Voice of the Faithful and SNAP Present “Truth and Justice Awards”
to New Hampshire Attorneys General and Staffs
, March 6, 2008

TX - Clergy sex abuse victims seek apology from Baptist official, February 21, 2008

DE - Green Bay religious order covered up child sex crimes, new documents show, February 20, 2008

IA - Trial dates set for unusual clergy sex case, February 18, 2008

ME - Clergy Sex Abuse Victims Blast Bishop; Seek Public Discussion, February 7, 2008

WI - Nun to be Sentenced for Child Sex Crimes in Milwaukee, February 1, 2008

Canada - Announcement of civils lawsuits in Canada, January 26, 2008

NY - Clergy sex abuse victims ask Giuliani to not appoint pal, January 25, 2008

FL - Clergy sex abuse victims urge Huckabee not to speak at church, January 24, 2008

WI - Norbertine Provincial, Green Bay Bishop should turn molester priest over to authorities, January 22, 2008

MI - Detroit Cardinal Let Known Pedophile Priest Work Elsewhere, January 27, 2008

WI - Justice Prosser urged parents not to press case against priest pedophile, new documents show, January 14, 2008

WI - Previously secret documents on Green Bay pedophile priest show clear church cover up, January 11, 2008

MN - Punitive damages now a possibility in pedophile priest case, January 10, 2008

TX - Clergy sex abuse victims want seminary head ousted, January 9, 2008

ID - Sex Abuse Victims Urge Bishop to Tell More About Abuse Accusation, January 1, 2008


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