SNAP Media Events

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”

FL - Victims’ group blasts Catholic archbishop on abuse

  • Victims’ group blasts Catholic archbishop on abuse
  • Group says he must explain why he put predator back into parish”
  • And they want priest sent to a remote treatment center right away
  • SNAP asks “How many other Miami pedophiles are still on the job?”
  • Group will distribute fliers about recently ousted child molesting cleric

MD - Victims wants Catholic officials’ help

  • Victims wants Catholic officials’ help
  • Suburban DC priest is under investigation
  • He allegedly abused four teens/young adults
  • Group wants Catholic prelate to "warn his flock" about the accused cleric
  • They also want Silver Spring church organization to oust him as their director
  • And SNAP urges Cardinal Wuerl: Post names of all predator priests on your website

NV - Closing arguments tomorrow in pedophile priest trial

  • Closing arguments tomorrow in pedophile priest trial
  • Victims of sex abuse by priests discuss details of the case

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