SNAP Media Events

MO- Two groups hold vigil

They're appalled by archbishop

Just-released deposition gets national attention

And “it's going to get worse,” abuse victims predict

Local archdiocese faces three “very tough” lawsuits

Carlson's comments were “not an aberration but part of pattern” they say

WHAT

A small, short vigil will be held to condemn the recent words and deeds of St. Louis' top Catholic official in clergy sex abuse cases. (Some participants will kneel, others will stand with posters and or childhood photos.)


MO- Catholics & victims to hold vigil about archbishop

For immediate release: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

For more information: David Clohessy 314 566 9790 cell, [email protected], Robert Schutzius 314 837 0678

Two groups hold vigil

They're appalled by archbishop

Just-released deposition gets national attention

A group of concerned Catholics and a support group for clergy sex abuse victims will hold a short vigil tomorrow outside the Cathedral protesting comments made by St. Louis' archbishop during a deposition that was released on Monday.


MD- Clergy abuse victims to leaflet outside big Baptist meeting

They want independent review of clergy abuses & cover-ups 

And they warn more lawsuits will happen if officials don't act 

WHAT

Holding signs and childhood photos, child sex abuse victims and their supporters will hand out fliers about child molesting clerics to church members attending the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting. The leaflets urge Baptists to:


Geneva- Clergy sex victim available on Friday re UN report

Second UN panel to judge Vatican for child sex crimes & cover ups

Geneva-based Committee Against Torture releases report Friday morning

A clergy sex abuse victim with SNAP will be available for interviews in Geneva

On Friday, May 23 from 10:30 a.m. until 2 or 3 p.m., Miguel Hurtado will be available for interviews about the United Nations Committee Against Torture's new report on clergy sexual violence and cover ups in the Catholic church.


CA- Church must do more about 2 priests, victims say

Church must do more about 2 priests, victims say

They release, for the first time, a 25 page police report

Bishop should say where the alleged predators are now

And both should be put in treatment centers, victims say

SNAP: “Top Catholic official should visit affected parishes

Soto must beg victims & witnesses to speak up, group insists

Victims want “real outreach” that will help law enforcement

WHAT

Holding signs and childhood  photos at a sidewalk news conference, clergy sex abuse victims will prod Sacramento's Catholic bishop to do more about two priests who, within the last year, have been investigated by police about alleged child sex crimes.


MI- Victims to leaflet statewide church meeting

Victims to leaflet statewide church meeting

They worry about predator at Methodist college

As a teacher, he admitted molesting two teenagers

He's accused of impregnating one & giving her an STD

SNAP to ministers: “Don't be like the 'do nothing' Catholics”

“Pressure college president & warn your flocks,” victims urge

WHAT
Holding signs and childhood photos, child sex abuse victims will hand fliers to Methodist ministers and congregants from across Michigan at their annual conference. The leaflets urge church officials and members to; 


PA- Victims to leaflet Catholic cathedral

Victims to leaflet Catholic cathedral

They draw attention to one more predator

 He abused elsewhere but also worked in Pittsburgh

 His presence & crimes have not been publicized here, group maintains

 SNAP to bishop: “Come clean now about your own child molesting clerics!”

 SNAP: “Every Catholic should ask their loved ones 'Did any priest hurt you?'

WHAT

As parishioners leave mass, clergy sex abuse victims and their supporters will hand fliers out that;


PA- In widening scandal, victims want more abuse outreach

In widening scandal, victims want more abuse outreach

Eight child molesting clerics are “outed” in just 5 weeks

SNAP: “Bishop should write ALL parochial school alums”

Group also wants officials to post predators' work histories

Zubik should also “personally visit every place where they worked,” victims say

WHAT
Holding childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, clergy abuse victims and advocates will react to a growing scandal involving at least eight recently exposed child molesting clerics. They will also prod Pittsburgh's Catholic bishop to;


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