SNAP Media Events
Victims want teacher fired
He's a defrocked Catholic priest
And he faces at least two accusers
SNAP: "Why is school putting teenagers at risk?"
Group will hand-deliver a letter to college president
Bishop should "stop ducking, dodging & deceiving," SNAP says
Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, clergy sex abuse victims and supporters will call on college officials to
-- urge them to fire or suspend a twice-accused defrocked predator priest who's now a teacher,
-- apologize for and explain their "reckless" decision to hire him,
-- write to all staff and students disclosing his past, and
-- prod anyone who may have seen, suspected or suffered crimes or misdeeds by him to call police.
Two more predator priests “outed”
They molested in other states & were sent to Springfield
And another six from Chicago may have been here too
Victims want local bishop to “come clean” about them
SNAP” “Are predators from elsewhere still in this area?”
Sex abuse victims to diocese: “How many others are you hiding?”
Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, clergy sex abuse victims and their supporters will disclose the names of two out-of-state predator priests who worked in the Springfield area and six more who likely spent time in Springfield as well. (None of the eight have ever been “outed” in or by the Springfield diocese or media.) The group will urge local Catholic officials to
-- “come clean” about all eight child molesting clerics,
-- disclose whether other out-of-town pedophile priests are in Springfield now,
-- beg anyone who may have seen, suspected or suffered their crimes to call police, and
-- permanently post, for the sake of public safety, the names of every predator priest who was (or is) in the Springfield diocese on local church websites
WI -- After longest church bankruptcy in US history, Archdiocese of Milwaukee wants to return to square one
Church Lawyers have billed over $20 million dollars, proposed settlement to all 575 victims is half that amount
Who: Survivors of clergy sexual assault by Milwaukee priests and others will be available for comment after a court hearing in the Milwaukee Archdiocese bankruptcy.
Where: Bankruptcy Judge Susan V Kelley’s courtroom, Milwaukee Federal Courthouse.
When: Wednesday, March 4, 11:00 a.m.
Six Georgia predator priests ‘outed’
They all worked in Atlanta archdiocese
But none have attracted local attention
Victims prod Catholic officials to take action And they push for new state law to help expose pedophiles
Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, clergy sex abuse victims and their supporters will disclose names and key information about six predator priests have molested and been "outed" elsewhere and who spent time in Atlanta but have gotten little - if any - public attention in Georgia.
They will also prod church officials – Catholic and others - to -
- back a proposed state law that would enable more victims to expose more sexual predators, and
-- post on church websites, “for the safety of kids,” the names, photos and whereabouts of child molesting clerics.
WHEN Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 11:00 a.m.
Victims blast Catholic officials
Child sex abuse case vs. priest settles
But church hierarchy acts “callously,” group says
SNAP: “Bishop must “reach out” to others who were hurt
Group urges Ft. Worth diocese to put 3 more predators on its website
Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, clergy sex abuse victims and their supporters will
-- blast two Catholic officials for their reaction to a recent clergy sex abuse settlement,
-- make public the personnel files of this offender, and
-- urge them to “aggressively reach out” to others who may have been hurt by the predator priest.
They will also prod Ft. Worth’s bishop to
-- post at least three more names of credibly accused child molesting clerics on his website, and
-- send a letter rebuking an Arkansas church staffer who made harsh remarks that hurt a victim.
Abuse victims “out” new predator priest
Church officials have settled at least one case against him
Now, a second accuser, a retired cop, is stepping forward
Crimes happened at now-closed a Catholic school in Tampa
At least four other credibly accused clerics worked there
SNAP: “Other victims, witnesses & whistleblowers should speak up”
Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, two clergy sex abuse victims will
--expose, for the first time ever, a priest who has been accused of molesting kids,
--disclose that Catholic officials have settled with at least one of his victims,
--give copies of a legal document, dated last year, about the predator priest,
--read a short, anonymous statement by a second accuser, and
--beg anyone who has seen, suspected or suffered clergy sex crimes or cover ups in the Tampa/St. Pete area to “come forward, call police, protect kids, expose predators, and start healing.
New archbishop keeps ignoring victims
Twice, SNAP has asked Cupich to discuss cleric
But new Chicago archbishop won’t even reply to them
Priest is still in a parish now, despite two child sex accusations
Roughly 20 parishioners & victims will share what they know about “troubling situation”
Cupich has been in office for two months now
Group has twice invited him to a town hall meeting
Victims are disappointed that he refuses to respond
On anniversary of his installation they’ll leaflet outside church
SNAP: Cleric is still in a parish despite two child sex accusations
Group will hand fliers to mass-goers inviting them to attend an open meeting
On the two month anniversary of the new archbishop’s installation, clergy sex abuse victims and concerned Catholics will hand fliers to church-goers urging them – and him – to come to a “town hall meeting” about a twice-accused predator priest who is still on the job.