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Clergy Abuse Victims Blast New NYC Archbishop


At a sidewalk news conference, clergy abuse victims will criticize New York's new archbishop and

- discuss his track record on handling child sex abuse and cover up cases,

- put forward suggestions for how he can better protect the vulnerable and heal the wounded, and

- urge anyone who saw, suspected or suffered clergy sex crimes to report to police, not to the archbishop


TODAY, Monday, 2/23, from 2 pm until 3 pm


Outside St. Patrick's Cathedral, 460 Madison Ave (at 5th), New York City


Two-three clergy abuse victims who belong to a nationwide support group called SNAP, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests ( One is a woman who was abused on Long Island. Another is a former Milwaukee seminarian.


David Clohessy, SNAP National Director 314-566-9790

Peter Isely, SNAP Midwestern Director 414-429-7259

Beth McCabe, SNAP Connecticut Director 860-335-8187

Barbara Dorris, SNAP Outreach Director 314-503-0003

Barbara Blaine, SNAP President 312-399-4747

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests