SNAP Media Events

PA - Philly archbishop seeks national post

Clergy sex abuse victims urge him to withdraw

They want him instead to focus on protecting local kids

Group also urges Chaput to “stop importing predators

They are still being housed at a church facility in Downingtown


HI - Four more boys accuse farmer of abuse

Predator adopted and fostered boys in CA and HI

Five of his "sons" now say that he molested them

Victims beg social services, public for help and information

Group runs ad begging “If you saw, suspected or suffered abuse, speak up”


MN - Proven predator priest get extra pay & no supervision

After being deemed guilty at trial, he remains a priest today

On top of regular retirement pay, he gets a monthly “bonus

Another predator is accused of molesting more than 80 kids

He abused a Twin Cities boy but St. Paul church officials stay silent

In 2005, local Catholic officials quietly settled the case but told no one

SNAP: “How many other child molesting clerics are still being hidden now?”


MN - Victims to hold vigil outside church

They praise a woman and a man who helped police

And they honor “Twin Cities victims who have spoken up

“Not just kids, but vulnerable adults are victims too,” SNAP says

Group also blasts Archbishop for his lawyer’s recent “mean” comments

Church attorney impugned the motives of former top aide to Nienstedt

SNAP: “Church should be encouraging – not discouraging – disclosures


MN - Victims want answers from Duluth bishop

He's accused of mishandling abuse in St. Paul

And he's hid local abuse report for over a year, SNAP says

Group calls for prosecutors to investigate clergy sex cover ups


MN - Victims release undisclosed letter from church official

Archdiocese delayed 9 months before answering abuse complaint

And the letter “outs” another local predator priest for the first time

Even now, church officials keep identity of child molesting cleric hidden

“Those responsible should be harshly and publicly punished,” SNAP says

Group also wants archbishop to “come clean” about all child molesting clerics


IL- Victims blast suburban officials

They’re paying a suspended predator priest

Cleric faces at least three child sex allegations

Yet he’s on payroll of Burbank police department

SNAP: “The real culprit is Cardinal’s continuing secrecy

In wake of Vatican action, Chicago church officials must act, group says


NY- Victims blast Dolan’s secrecy

He hides child sex allegations for months

Three child molesting clerics worked at one parish

Group to Cardinal: “Go to parish, seek out victims”

SNAP doubts Dolan’s claim that deacon was ousted months ago

It also challenges him to say when he first learned of abuse from cops


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