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Former Granite City Priest Ousted Following Abuse Allegations

Springfield Bishop Thomas Paprocki has removed Father Robert “Bud” DeGrand as pastor of four central Illinois parishes following a credible abuse allegation from 30 years ago.

05/06/2015

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Defrocked St. Louis Priest Sent to Prison for Molestation Being Released

The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, is calling on Archbishop Robert Carlson to warn the flock about Gary Wolken, now 48, who is scheduled for release Feb. 23 from the Bonne Terre prison.

02/17/2015

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Overnight America Podcast: August 27th, 2014 – David Clohessy & Niall Stanage

David Clohessy the Director of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) talks with Jon about how the Vatican is dealing with recent child sex abuse claims.   Niall Stanage, our Political Reporter from […]

08/27/2014

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SNAP Calls on Archbishop Robert Carlson to Release Names of “Credibly Accused” Priests, Archdiocese Staffers

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests wants Archbishop Robert Carlson to take further action, following last week’s out-of-court settlement against accused former priest Father Joseph Ross.

07/16/2014

Pope Francis greets looks on as he arrives in Isernia, southern Italy, on July 5, 2014 during a one day visit in the Molise region. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI

SNAP: Pope’s Meeting With Clergy Abuse Victims is Empty Gesture

SNAP’s David Clohessy says concrete actions need to be taken, instead of more discussion.

07/08/2014

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Church Officials: Former Pastor Credibly Accused of Child Sexual Abuse

Officials with the Giddings Lovejoy Presbytery say they consider child sex abuse allegations made in 2012 against former pastor Michael Walker Jackson credible.

07/01/2014

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Mark Reardon: David Clohessy Of The Survivors Network of Those Abused By Priests

St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson — under oath and in a deposition in connection with a Minnesota clergy abuse case — says he doesn’t know if he knew an adult having sex with a child was a crime in the mid ’80s. David Clohessy is national director of the Survivors Network of Those Abused By Priests.

06/10/2014

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Clergy Abuse Survivor: Pope Needs to Name Names

A local clergy abuse survivor says the Pope needs to name names, now that he’s told reporters the Vatican is investigating three Bishops for their role in child abuse crimes or coverups.

05/28/2014

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SNAP: Archdiocese is Targeting Victim in Child Sex Abuse Case

The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests says Archbishop Carlson essentially outed a child sex abuse victim and his family by releasing information about them to their parish.

04/22/2014

The Most Reverend Robert Carlson wipes his forehead as he battles the 90 degree heat during the Procession of Bishops before becoming the ninth Roman Catholic Archbishop of St. Louis at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis in St. Louis on June 10, 2009. St. Louis will be Carlson's fourth diocese; he most recently served as the bishop of Saginaw, Mich. (Photo: UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Amended Lawsuit Filed Against Archbishop Robert Carlson

A Lincoln County family that sued St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson for allegedly failing to report child sexual abuse allegations against a priest he lived with has filed a new lawsuit.

11/22/2013

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