SNAP's evolution evident at gathering, in wake of departures
By by Tom Roberts, National Catholic Reporter, August 21, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, VA. — SNAP, the organization that has become synonymous with uncovering the clergy sex abuse scandal, may be outpacing its acronym.
The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, established in 1988, has been at the forefront of advocating for victims of clergy abuse and at pressing for accountability by church leadership. However, it was evident at a gathering of 300 victims, advocates and supporters Aug. 11-13 in Alexandria, Virginia, that the organization is in the midst of change.
"We're in transition," said Barbara Dorris, who took over as president when the group was left . . .
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