SNAP Media Events

SNAP Presser in Downtown St. Louis Tues 10/1 at 1OPM

AG keeps agreement with bishops secret

He rejects SNAP’s Sunshine Act request

So victims ask AG & bishop for voluntarily release

SNAP: “If you’ve nothing to hide, disclose the deal

Group says Schmitt’s abuse report is “the worst ever

And it reveals 60 pages of never-seen-abuse records

Some are about ‘sex ring’ with three St. Louis seminarians


Victims challenge San Diego bishop on Compensation Program

Victims challenge San Diego bishop

Two of them rebuff church-run plans

“If you care, why the unfair deadline?” they ask

SNAP: “Don’t make survivors sign away legal rights!

It’s a scheme to make sure “cover ups stay covered up,” victims say

Bishops’ program “endangers kids but protects prelates,” SNAP charges


Victims give “F” grade to Memphis bishop

Victims give “F” grade to Mphs bishop

He’s been on the job now for six months

They ‘out’ two  more local abuser clerics

Both worked in Memphis but are ‘under the radar

But the diocese won’t post a ‘credibly accused’ list

Most other bishops in the US have already done so

And group urges Tennessee’s AG to investigate all TN dioceses


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


Probe of church abuse scandal hits one year mark

Probe of church abuse scandal hits one year mark

Victims write alleged predators names on sidewalk

They blast MO attorney general for a “half-hearted effort

Meanwhile, KC KS suspended cleric’s criminal trial is 9/9

Group wants archbishop to “rein in overzealous Catholics

SNAP: “Once hard-liners, GOP leaders now ‘soft on crime

It urges Republicans to ‘lean on’ three statewide officeholders

And it gives AG ‘abuse experts list’ that his staff should interview

And victims praise law enforcement officials in KS & neighboring states


SURVIVORS’ GROUP WANTS PUBLIC TO BE AWARE OF CHANGES IN TEXAS LAW

SURVIVORS’ GROUP WANTS PUBLIC TO BE AWARE OF CHANGES IN TEXAS LAW 

EXTENSION OF CIVIL STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE BECOMES EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1

SNAP APPLAUDS ANY IMPROVEMENT THAT OFFERS MORE VICTIMS THEIR DAY IN COURT

BUT THE STATE STILL NEEDS A  “LOOK-BACK WINDOW” SO MORE CAN SEEK JUSTICE


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