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Justice follows revenge in Philadelphia Archdiocese clergy abuse at St. Titus in East Norriton | Maria Panaritis

It is time for life to cut Mike McDonnell a break — even if it’s 39 years overdue. That time, it seems, may be nearer than ever.

Advocacy Group for Survivors of Clergy Sexual Abuse Urge Judge to Uphold Sentence

A Catholic priest, who pleaded guilty to child sexual abuse and received the maximum term, will have his petition for reconsideration of the sentence heard tomorrow.

SNAP Stands with Monk who Reported Abuse by Msgr. Craig Harrison

According to media reports, a monk who reported witnessing and experiencing abuse at the hands of a popular Bakersfield priest is being sued for defamation. Aggressive perpetrators of sexual abuse sometimes resort to defamation lawsuits and other legal tactics to silence victims and intimidate witnesses. We fear that is what is happening in this situation.

Trial Begins for Anglican Priest Accused of Abuse in Fresno

Yet another Fresno priest is accused of sex crimes and we beg those with information or suspicions about him to call police immediately.

Wisconsin - Victims ‘out’ five ‘credibly accused priests

Victims ‘out’ five ‘credibly accused priests They offer fliers to Wausau Catholic church-goers SNAP: “Abusive clerics are still being hidden here” Group blasts Wisconsin diocesan officials on abuse It wants bishop to post ALL alleged offenders' names online "The real solution," group insists, "is criminal prosecution & legislative reform"

Victims blast Madison bishop

Victims blast Madison bishop SNAP: “He’s endangering kids” Name some predators are NOW, group insists “Delays put children in harm’s way,” victims say They ‘out’ 4 credibly accused clerics in Madison area Those alleged molesters ‘are still under the radar today’ SNAP begs those who “saw, suspected or suffered abuse” to speak up It specifically urges victims, witnesses & whistleblowers to call law enforcement

Victims blast KC MO bishop

Victims blast KC MO bishop He just posted new ‘accused clerics’ list SNAP: ‘But it’s incomplete and misleading’ It names 9 publicly accused priests who are left off And group names its “Dangerous Dozen KC Predator Priests” “Catholics, please stop giving until the full truth is revealed,” victims beg And in Wyandotte County KS, criminal trial against a priest starts on Monday

Re-watch the 2019 SNAP National Conference on Youtube!

The 2019 SNAP Conference was a wonderful weekend of healing, learning and growth and we are grateful to every speaker, attendee, and volunteer who helped make this conference one of our most successful events ever.

If you want to re-live the experience in Alexandria, check out our YouTube links below to re-watch the keynote addresses and plenary speeches. 

Re-watch the SNAP Conference on YouTube

  • Friday, July 26th, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm  Welcome Remarks, Marci Hamilton and Bill Jenkins. Watch Friday here.
  • Saturday, July 27th, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm  Nick Kelso, Siobhan O'Connor, Bishop Accountability and Grace French. Watch Saturday here.
  • Sunday, July 28th, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  Panel: Mary Dispenza, Ashley Easter, Johnathon Schaech and Olivia Venuto, Tom Doyle and Looking Ahead with SNAP Leadership. Watch Sunday here.

 

Take Action and Stop Child Sexual Abuse

If you see child sexual abuse, or have a reasonable suspicion of sexual abuse or your child has been sexually abused, call 911 or your local police immediately. 

If you suspect abuse, call the National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4-A-Child or visit the Child Help Hotline. Trained crisis operators staff the lines 24/7 to answer your questions. If necessary, they will show you how to report in your local area.

Child pornography is a federal crime. If you see or suspect images that may be child pornography, report to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children CyberTip Line

 

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