SNAP Media Events

SNAP and ECA Call for Reform as Bishops Gather Outside Chicago

As Americans bishops gather in Illinois, survivors demand Pope remove two US Cardinals from prominent roles in papal summit

Findings in explosive Illinois AG report “disqualifies” Chicago Cardinal Cupich from major appointment

Cardinal DiNardo of Texas also “unfit to lead” US delegation in Rome, survivors say

Summit will have “no credibility” if led by prelates who cover-up child sex crimes

Francis must include global survivor groups in summit

SNAP President Calls for the Resignation of Former Sioux City Bishop, Daniel DiNardo, as Head of US Conference of Catholic Bishops

The Cardinal has been accused of covering up clergy sexual abuse in Sioux City and Houston

Victims want both dioceses to release the names of known abusers

Church officials should also reach out to every parish where each accused worked

Survivors’ group urges Catholics in the pews to speak out against those who hide predators

Springfield Catholic bishop challenged on abuse

Springfield Catholic bishop challenged on abuse
He leaves at least two publicly accused molesters off his list 
Victims want church to post ALL alleged offenders' names online
SNAP: More details are also needed to better protect the vulnerable
"The real solution," group insists, "is criminal prosecution & legislative reform"

Group outs 6 Accused Priests Who Were in Kansas City

Group ‘outs’ 6 accused priests who are/were in KC

They allegedly abused elsewhere but spent time here

SNAP urges victims, witnesses & whistleblowers to call 911

And victims want Catholic bishops to house suspended clerics

Victim of notorious priest speaks for first time

Victim of notorious priest speaks for first time

SNAP wants all accused abusive clerics “outed

But church officials in both KC MO & KC KS are refusing

Dozens of Catholic officials across the US are now posting such lists

Group also blasts KC MO prelate for letting disgraced Finn to come back

Three Priests Left Off New List - Jefferson City, MO

Three publicly accused priests left off new list
Two were in Jeff City area & attracted national attention
SNAP also worries about 18 new church abuse reports
It wants Catholic officials to "move quickly " with them

Belleville bishop challenged on abuse

Belleville bishop challenged on abuse

“Sexually violent predator” worked in diocese

Few knew of his time in southern IL until recently

Two more accused abusers missing from church site

Catholic officials should hire outside firm to look through its files

This recommendation just made by church’s top abuse lay leader

SNAP calls for the USCCB to end lobbying against statutes of limitations reform, urge independent investigations, and hold Bishops accountable

Survivors of clergy abuse demand accountability as US Bishops gather in Baltimore

Nearly one third of active Bishops have mishandled abuse allegations, report shows

“Bishops must be made to answer for their role in this crisis,” SNAP says

SNAP says bishops should stop lobbying against statutes of limitations reform and should actively invite independent investigations

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