SNAP Media Events

Group opposes new plan to weakening state offender registry

  • Group opposes new plan to weakening state offender registry 
  • “At workplaces, pedophiles can find new victims,” SNAP argues
  • "This is why predators’ job addresses should be public," self help group says
  • SNAP to bishops: "Work with us to avoid weakening crucial child safety law" 
  • And victims praise Minnesota prelate for outreach; want to see more of it here

Group blasts Catholic bishop

  • Group blasts Catholic bishop
  • He hires off duty police captain
  • Abuse victims call for investigation
  • SNAP says move “compromises law enforcement”
  • And it deters others with information from coming forward
  • Organization wants prelate to list predator priests on website

Group wants update on predator priests

  • Group wants update on predator priests
  • Bishop hasn’t disclosed anything for more than a year
  • And SNAP pushes nun for more disclosure in religious orders
  • Clergy abuse victims say one predator joins new local church
  • SNAP says church hierarchy should warn his fellow parishioners

Pastor raises $$ for accused predator

  • Pastor raises $$ for accused predator
  • Cleric was suspended six months ago
  • But he's still listed on church's website
  • And parish bulletin tells how to donate to him
  • Groups to Cardinal: "Stop this callousness & intimidation"

 


New child sex abuse and cover-up suit filed

  • New child sex abuse and cover-up suit filed
  • It’s against cleric and Salinas Catholic school
  • Priest took child out-of-state and abused him
  • SNAP: “Officials knew he was predator but did nothing”
  • He was one of at least three child-molesting clerics at school
  • Victim going public to "ensure this doesn't happen again"
  • Kids abused at the school must come forward before Aug 1 deadline, group says

Victims seek bishops’ help

  • Victims seek bishops’ help
  • Two predators worked at Catholic high school
  • And a deadline’s been set for victims to step forward
  • Religious order declared bankruptcy to “keep their secrets secret”

Another clergy sex trial approaches

  • Another clergy sex trial approaches
  • And Victims seek help from medical staff
  • 2 accused CT clerics worked at local hospitals
  • Group suspects more “problem priest” were sent there
  • SNAP says archbishop "refuses to do outreach, so others must

 


Victims to Dolan: "Stop attacking victims!"

  • Victims to Dolan: “Stop attacking victims
  • Cardinal lashes out at teenager on his blog
  • And he calls prominent self help group “liars
  • Offensive comments have “chilling effect,” SNAP says
  • Organization wants an apology & removal from website
  • Group also wants Dolan to denounce “hardball legal tactics

 


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