SNAP Media Events

Predator Las Vegas Cleric's Records Made Public

  • Predator Las Vegas Cleric's Records Made Public
  • They show he molested youngsters in Santa Barbara, then
  • Church officials sent multiple offender to Las Vegas
  • Later, he admitted to a "power imbalance" and molested college student
  • Documents say he should never work in colleges or with kids,
  • Church officials also feared for 'public safety"
  • SNAP to bishop: Reach out to potential victims
  • Protect kids, not predators, they beg

SNAP will try to hand deliver letter to head of nuns’ group

  • SNAP will try to hand deliver letter to head of nuns’ group 
  • They want names of predatory Catholic sisters posted on line
  • And victims urge nuns – “Don’t investigate crimes internally"
  • An independent source cites at least 77 sexually abusive women religious

Child sex victim speaks for 1st time

  • Child sex victim speaks for 1st time
  • He was molested at prestigious school
  • In rare move, he wants “gag order” lifted
  • The Catholic monk who abused him is still alive

Another unprecedented victory for abuse victims

  • Another unprecedented victory for abuse victims
  • Judge lets wrongful death/suicide case go forward
  • Decision is believed to be first of its kind in Missouri
  • It’s based on “fraud” allegedly committed by Catholic officials
  • Boy who was repeatedly abused by notorious priest took his own life

Accused priest worked in Las Vegas

  • Accused priest worked in Las Vegas
  • He’s being sued for molesting in Hawaii
  • But there's been no mention of this in Nevada
  • And he’s living among unsuspecting families now
  • Support group blasts Catholic officials for “recklessness & secrecy”
  • SNAP says higher number of predators from elsewhere come to Las Vegas
  • It wants local church officials to expose them, “reach out” to others they’ve hurt

Group urges “sensitivity” in clergy case

  • Group urges “sensitivity” in clergy case
  • Victims want arrested minister’s flock to “show restraint 
  • Openly rallying around accused abuser is hurtful, SNP says
  • They urge Dollar backers to support him privately, not publicly

Unprecedented victory for abuse victims

  • Unprecedented victory for abuse victims
  • Judge orders KC diocese to go to arbitration
  • Lawsuit is believed to be 1st of its kind in the US
  • Church has allegedly broken the 2008 settlement deal
  • Almost 50 men and women who sued pushed prevention steps
  • Finn signed agreement, but still kept one accused priest on the job
  • And he and his staff kept child porn of another priest hidden for months

Recently arrested priest was here

  • Recently arrested priest was here
  • Accused cleric spent years in Columbus area
  • He was charged in April with molesting a boy
  • Group wants Catholic bishop to warn local parishes about him
  • And they want church officials to do outreach about another priest
  • Ousted in Ohio in 2011 & arrested in Canada, he faces an upcoming trial
  • SNAP also asks if local diocese gives “secret payoffs” to pedophile priests

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