SNAP Media Events

Pastor raises $$ for accused predator

  • Pastor raises $$ for accused predator
  • Cleric was suspended six months ago
  • But he's still listed on church's website
  • And parish bulletin tells how to donate to him
  • Groups to Cardinal: "Stop this callousness & intimidation"

 


New child sex abuse and cover-up suit filed

  • New child sex abuse and cover-up suit filed
  • It’s against cleric and Salinas Catholic school
  • Priest took child out-of-state and abused him
  • SNAP: “Officials knew he was predator but did nothing”
  • He was one of at least three child-molesting clerics at school
  • Victim going public to "ensure this doesn't happen again"
  • Kids abused at the school must come forward before Aug 1 deadline, group says

Victims seek bishops’ help

  • Victims seek bishops’ help
  • Two predators worked at Catholic high school
  • And a deadline’s been set for victims to step forward
  • Religious order declared bankruptcy to “keep their secrets secret”

Another clergy sex trial approaches

  • Another clergy sex trial approaches
  • And Victims seek help from medical staff
  • 2 accused CT clerics worked at local hospitals
  • Group suspects more “problem priest” were sent there
  • SNAP says archbishop "refuses to do outreach, so others must

 


Victims to Dolan: "Stop attacking victims!"

  • Victims to Dolan: “Stop attacking victims
  • Cardinal lashes out at teenager on his blog
  • And he calls prominent self help group “liars
  • Offensive comments have “chilling effect,” SNAP says
  • Organization wants an apology & removal from website
  • Group also wants Dolan to denounce “hardball legal tactics

 


Victim pushes bishops to act

  • Victim pushes bishops to act
  • Her perpetrator was just arrested in India
  • Prelate “fakes cooperation” with cops, she maintains
  • "He did nothing to help catch or warn about predator," she says
  • SNAP: "She's a rarity: a young college student who's speaking out"
  • Group releases petitions signed by Catholics backing fugitive priest

Bishops reportedly approved new “hardball” strategy v. SNAP

  • Bishops reportedly approved new “hardball” strategy v. SNAP
  • Group tells top church officials: “Go after predators, not victims
  • It begs Catholics and citizens for help in fighting “unprecedented attacks
  • And it urges St. Louis archbishop to “come clean” about who’s behind the moves

Victims blast Catholic hierarchy

  • Victims blast Catholic hierarchy
  • Church tries to get self-help group’s records
  • Bishops reportedly approved new “hardball” strategy
  • SNAP: “Dolan should denounce & stop this chilling move
  • Victims tell top Catholic officials: “Go after predators, not us
  • Group begs parishioners & public for help in “unprecedented attack
  • Head of Dolan’s old diocese wants a 19 year old rape victim’s private e-mails
  • Another, facing criminal charges himself, is part of the “intimidation,” SNAP says

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