SNAP Media Events

MO - Catholic boys home sued for abuse

  • Brothers say they were molested there
  • A staffer saw older kid in bed with younger one
  • Still the abuse continued, new lawsuit contends
  • Archdiocese and archbishop named as defendants
  • Priest who’s now in a parish was also accused of abuse at home
  • He allegedly sexually assaulted three kids but denies allegations

TX - Group seeks grand jury investigation into school

  • Episcopal officials just found guilty of hiding abuse
  • Clergy sex victims want law enforcement to do more
  • SNAP: “Bishop should aggressively seek out others who were hurt
  • Those “who saw, suspected or suffered crimes must speak up,” group says

CA - Victims blast Stockton Bishop: Remove accused priest

  • Despite second allegation of abuse, he remains in ministry
  • One case against cleric heads to trial later this year, and
  • Newest case involves young boy, police investigating
  • Follow your own policies and the policies of your fellow bishops, SNAP demands
  • SNAP to Catholics: Donate elsewhere until diocese officials protect kids

MO - Paternity test shows priest impregnated woman

  • Unusual new sex/cover up case filed by her husband & kids
  • Accused cleric now works in a parish & in diocesan headquarters
  • Lawsuit says top church officials kept silent & committed “fraud
  • It’s “always wrong & hurtful when priest has sex with parishioner,” SNAP says

Clergy Sex Victims to Hold Vigil

  • They Urge Government Probe of Church Cover Ups
  • Group Dismisses “Biased” Church-Initiated Investigation
  • SNAP Also Wants Other Denominations to Do More to Protect Kids

PRESS CONFERENCE: Two clergy abuse & cover-up lawsuits filed

  • They name recently convicted Ontario predator priest
  • Church officials didn’t tell police about crimes, victims say
  • Suit says now-jailed cleric spent 20 years abusing in Latino communities 

Clergy sex victims seek criminal charges against top Catholic officials

 

They beg victims witnesses and whistleblowers to “break your silence now” 

Group issues special appeal to current and former church employees“

Search your conscience, be part of the solution, call law enforcement,” SNAP says

On local and international levels, victims want them to “protect kids, not predators”


Catholic official misled police, SNAP says

Catholic official misled police, SNAP says

Clergy sex abuse victims want him fired by archbishop


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