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Priest Sues Accuser After Sex Abuse Charges Dropped

A St. Louis priest who was accused of sexually abusing a boy in a Catholic school bathroom before the charges were dropped earlier this month is suing the alleged victim’s parents, police and a victim’s rights group.

06/26/2015

Barbara Dorris and David Clohessy of SNAP protest Marianist Order

Survivors Group Asks Archbishop To Be Careful With Jiang

The survivors group SNAP is calling for the Archbishop to be careful with Jiang.

06/19/2015

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Minn. Archbishop Escapes Criminal Charges by Resignation

Minn., Archbishop John Nienstedt resigned, after criminal charges, SNAP asks how that can be allowed.

06/16/2015

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Pope Warns Bishops to Deal with Accused Priests

The Pope has created a new Vatican tribunal to hear cases of bishops who fail to protect children from abusive priests.

06/10/2015

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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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Bill Would Impose Restrictions on Welfare Programs TANF, SNAP

The bill would reduce the lifetime limit a person can be on TANF from five years to two. Sen. David Sater said that would encourage TANF members to hold a job and be able to be independent from the government sooner.

01/21/2015

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Missouri Lawmaker: No Energy Drinks with Food Assistance

Democratic state Rep. Keith English of Florissant filed legislation recently to prevent Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funds from buying the drinks.

01/09/2015

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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

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