SNAP Media Events

AUS - Victims challenge new BoysTown officials

  • Victims challenge new BoysTown officials
  • They urge "aggressive outreach" to "those still suffering"
  • Group wants all predators listed on BoysTown website 
  • And it pushes officials to send mailings to former students

AUS - Victims blast Toowoomba principals

  • Victims blast Toowoomba principals
  • They failed to take action on dangerous child predator
  • SNAP wants them to personally do outreach to victims
  • And they want to know where the principals are now

MO - Victims write 9 local pastors

  • Victims write 9 local pastors
  • They by-pass local Catholic bishop
  • Group seeks help about jailed priest
  • Convicted once, he may soon be freed
  • Cleric spent time in 3 mid-Missouri counties
  • And he worked at now-closed Columbia hospital
  • Self help group begs people to call police, not church officials

IL - Convicted teacher worked in suburb

  • Convicted teacher worked in suburb
  • Just fired in Chicago, he was in Maywood too
  • Years before, he was convicted in 2 other states
  • Local school officials refuse to explain why he left
  • SNAP will hand out 25 pages of his personnel file
  • Victims self help group wants a police investigation

MO - Once-convicted priest may be freed

  • Once-convicted priest may be freed
  • He also worked & lived in Callaway County
  • His presence there hasn’t been disclosed before
  • Self help group begs Jeff City Catholic officials to help
  • And law enforcement should also do outreach, victims say
  • SNAP: Those who saw, suspected or suffered his crimes must step forward

MD - Abuse victims urge action against 3 bishops

  • Abuse victims urge action against 3 bishops
  • Each has recently put children at risk, SNAP says
  • And one was criminally convicted in sex case last month
  • Group urges Catholic hierarchy to enforce its own policy
  • A decade ago, prelates promised to discipline complicit colleagues
  • But over ten years, bishops keep ignoring other bishops who endanger kids

FL - Abuse victims leaflet outside Catholic church

  • Abuse victims leaflet outside Catholic church
  • They urge archbishop: “Warn South Americans about priest”
  • He abused in Miami & is believed to now be living in Colombia
  • And they seek out others who were molested by another priest
  • He was finally just ousted after four separate child sex lawsuits
  • SNAP to Wenski: Post predators’ names on archdiocesan websites

IL & OH - Teacher sued for sex abuse

  • Teacher sued for child sex abuse
  • He’s also an ex Boy Scout leader & coach
  • Suit alleges multiple abuses against two teens
  • Victim support group urges school to remove him
  • SNAP urges school districts to “find others who may have been hurt”

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