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Proposed Victims Rights bills would dramatically reform Wisconsin's child protection laws

Proposed Victims Rights bills would dramatically reform Wisconsin's child protection laws

Clergy Mandated Reporting Act would require all clergy to report suspected abuse

The Child Victims Act would eliminate civil statute on child sex crimes, open three year window for past abuse

CVA endorsed by Democrats Evers and Kaul during 2018 campaign, provisions supported by then Republican Governor Walker


Victims seek archbishop’s help, Group wants all Maryland predators ‘outed’

Victims seek archbishop’s help

Group wants all Maryland predators ‘outed

Some priests aren’t on his ‘credibly accused’ list

They’re deemed ‘credibly accused’ by other bishops

SNAP: “Stop splitting hairs start protecting kids

One of cleric, an admitted predator, has a church post

All the ‘missing’ prists were in MD but were ‘outed’ elsewhere


Ex-Columbia priest to be sentenced

Ex-Columbia priest to be sentenced

He’ll go back behind bars for the 2nd time

Victims seek support of Catholic parishioners

SNAP: “Write the judge, urge long prison term

Group also ‘outs’ another abusive mid-MO cleric

“Come clean bishop! Tell us where predators were,” victims plead


Victims to launch KC KS outreach drive

Victims to launch KC KS outreach drive

They start leafleting effort at & near churches

Group ‘outs’ 5 more ‘credibly accused clerics

It’s upset because archbishop ‘refuses to act’

SNAP: ‘He should be helping KS Bureau of Investigation

Instead, organization says, he’s ‘irresponsible & timid

‘Archbishop: Teach your flock how to act,’ SNAP says


Vatican trial is set for KC predator priest

Vatican trial is set for KC predator priest

He abused kids, then was promoted to bishop

But victims say “No trial – just defrock him now

SNAP also wants another KC bishop to be restricted

Under new rules, he can be banned from church gatherings

And 2 more ‘credibly accused’ clerics are exposed for first time


Child sex abuse survivor ‘outs’ an abusive priest

Child sex abuse survivor ‘outs’ an abusive priest

She speaks publicly now for the first time

Her alleged abuser is still in active ministry

At least four other victims have come forward

SNAP calls on Diocese of Fresno to “aggressively reach out” to other victims


Man files unusual formal complaint vs. bishop

Man files unusual formal complaint vs. bishop

Bowling Green “cradle Catholic” worries about abuse

Clergy sex victims enthusiastically endorse his effort

They also want Owensboro ‘accused cleric’ list expanded

SNAP: Local church official leave some alleged predators off

Group divulges ‘two credibly accused’ priests who worked here

SNAP: “They’re ‘under the radar’ & may have hurt local kids too

“Victims, witnesses should call KY state politicians,” group says


Victims blast Nashville Catholic bishop

Victims blast Nashville Catholic bishop

Four clerics are left off ‘accused’ priest list

Both were deemed ‘credibly accused’ by their bosses

SNAP: “How many other predators are still being hidden?

Support group also wants Catholic high school field re-named

It honors a church official who ‘ignored or hid’ abuse reports, man says

Tennessee attorney general should investigate 3 dioceses, SNAP argues


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