Missouri Advocate Alleging Priest Abuse Gets $40,000David Clohessy said Thursday that the diocese wrote him a check after he asked for $200,000 for therapy and medical expenses. Clohessy says he agreed not to take legal action against the diocese.
Minn. Archbishop Escapes Criminal Charges by ResignationMinn., Archbishop John Nienstedt resigned, after criminal charges, SNAP asks how that can be allowed.
Defrocked St. Louis Priest Sent to Prison for Molestation Being ReleasedThe 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.
SNAP Calls on Archbishop Robert Carlson to Release Names of "Credibly Accused" Priests, Archdiocese StaffersThe 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.
SNAP: Pope's Meeting With Clergy Abuse Victims is Empty GestureSNAP's David Clohessy says concrete actions need to be taken, instead of more discussion.
Pope Francis Plans Meetings with Victims of Sex Abuse by PriestsHe repeated, aboard his papal plane returning from Jerusalem, there will be zero tolerance for clergy who violate children.
SNAP: Archdiocese is Targeting Victim in Child Sex Abuse CaseThe 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.
Charges Dropped Against St. Louis Priest Accused of MolestationSupporters of Reverend Joseph Jiang want his name cleared but members of SNAP are calling for more witnesses to come forward.
St. Louis Archdiocese Paid Nearly $1 Million in Abuse Costs Last YearThe Archdiocese recently released its clergy misconduct costs from the fiscal year 2013, totaling $943,000. That's compared to $342,000 in fiscal 2012.
Archbishop Carlson Subpoenaed In Crimminal CaseArchbishop Robert Carlson has been subpoenaed to give a deposition in the criminal case of a priest at the Cathedral Basilica.
Local Clergy Abuse Survivor Testifies Before the United NationsDavid Clohessy, a clergy abuse survivor, claims the Vatican has violated a treaty pledge to protect the rights of children.
Illinois Eyes Change To Sexual Abuse LitigationThe bill would remove the statute of limitations – currently 20 years – for civil cases alleging child sexual abuse.