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Bishop wins court order in child sex case

Bishop wins court order in child sex case

He can now seek $7,300 from 22 year old woman

She told police Catholic coach was molesting her

Based on her report & testimony, he ended up in prison

SNAP: But church officials ‘exploit technicalities” & “play hardball

Their goal, group says, is to “scare other victims into staying silent

Victims deplore “this mean-spirited tactic” and write to Pope Francis

Victims blast Stockton bishop

Victims blast Stockton bishop

He leaves 7 publicly accused priests off his list

Group is convinced his omissions are “deliberate

Each cleric was in the diocese & has been ‘outed’ elsewhere

SNAP: “Victims, witnesses & whistleblowers must speak up now

Victims ‘out’ five more accused Springfield priests

Victims ‘out’ five more accused Spgfld priests

They are not on diocese’s alleged offenders’ list

Group blasts central IL Catholic officials on abuse

But in a twist, SNAP backs Paprocki’s plan for accused bishops

"But the real answer," group insists, "is prosecution & legal reform"

Victims blast Joliet bishop on abuse

Victims blast Joliet bishop on abuse

Two more accused clerics missing from his list, group says

They’re also not in recent “Anderson Report” on abuse in Illinois

SNAP urges the inclusion of those who prey on ‘vulnerable adults

It begs those who “saw, suspected or suffered abuse” to speak up

NC -- Victims ‘out’ five ‘credibly accused clerics’

Victims ‘out’ five ‘credibly accused clerics

They allegedly abuse elsewhere but were in NC too

None have attracted attention in the Charlotte area

Group says Charlotte’s bishop is “reckless & secretive

He ‘puts kids at risk;’ won’t reveal names of predator priests

Childhood Sexual Abuse (and youth pastor) Drops $750K Lawsuit Against His Victim

Austin man accused former minister of molesting him

Then, ex-pastor sued him for defamation

However, the suit was dropped before the initial court hearing

SNAP tells victims “If you were assaulted, speak out, don’t be intimidated

Group also calls on church officials to help reform abuser friendly laws

Victims to write accused names on sidewalk

Victims ‘out’ five more publicly accused priests

“Bishop’s list is deceptive and incomplete,” they say

In surprising move, they praise prelate for his “more inclusive list

Braxton, unlike most of his peers, exposes those who prey on adults

SNAP: “But alleged abusers’ photos & whereabouts should be added

MO Attorney General Prodded to Release Report on Sexual Abuse in the Church

Church abuse probe passes six month mark
SNAP: MO attorney general is moving too slowly
Group wants a preliminary report like the Illinois one
It also warns that a serial predator priest may be paroled
Self help organization wants archbishop to ‘sound the alarm’


On the six month anniversary of the Missouri Attorney General’s (AG) probe into clergy sex abuse, victims and their supporters will prod the AG to

---give a ‘preliminary report on his work (like the IL AG did),

---push bishops to post accused clerics’ names (like the IL AG did),


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