2004 Press Release Archive

LA - SNAP announces two public events in the New Orleans area

1) Sunday, February 15 at 5:00 p.m.:
A Candlelight Vigil in memory of those victims of sex abuse by priests who have committed suicide.

2) Monday February 16, at 7:00 p.m.
A Lecture and Panel Discussion at Nunemaker Hall at Loyola University

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IL - SNAP Seeks Discipline of Chicago Pastor

SNAP Members Upset Because Perpetrator Teaches Sex Ed

Group asks Cardinal George For Public Apology

JANUARY 22, 2004 - Leaders of a support group for clergy sex abuse victims are demanding a public apology from Cardinal Francis George and the removal of a popular pastor who invited a suspended abusive priest to teach sex education and religion to children.

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150 Abusive Priests Have Quietly Moved, Says Church Report

For immediate release:
Thursday, January 8, 2004

For more information:
David Clohessy 314 566 9790
Barbara Blaine 312 399 4747
Mark Serrano 703 771 9606, 703 727 4940

Bishops Apparently Warn No Police, Prosecutors or Parishioners

Continued Secrecy Keeps Catholic Kids At Risk, Group Says

SNAP Renews Call For National Data Base of Molesters

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DC - Sex Abuse Victims Challenge Upcoming National Catholic Church Reports at Monday Press Conferences in Washington, D.C., St. Louis and Los Angeles

Sex Abuse Victims Challenge Upcoming National Catholic Church Reports at Monday Press Conferences in Washington, D.C., St. Louis and Los Angeles

New National Survey of Bishops Called "Flawed"

SNAP Wants More Participation In Second Study in February"

Support Group To Victims: "Stay Hopeful" & "Report Crimes To Police"

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MO - Supreme Court Says No Time Limits in MO Sodomy Cases

For immediate release:
Tuesday, Dec. 21

For more information:
David Clohessy 566 9790
Barbara Dorris 862 7688

Child Molesters From Years Ago Can Be Prosecuted, MO Supreme Court Says

Sexual Abuse Victims Applaud New Decision

"Missouri Kids Will Be Safer," SNAP Says

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