Survivor’s Network Of Those Abused By Priests

Archbishop-Designate Blase Cupich. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Survivors Network Of Those Abused By Priests Protests Pick For Cardinal George’s Successor

Not everyone is giving Chicago’s next Roman Catholic archbishop high marks.

09/20/2014

Cardinal Francis George joins several African-American religious leaders to voice opposition to proposed legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois. (Credit: CBS)

SNAP Members Praise Cardinal George’s Handling Of Joliet Abuse Case

But at the same time – their flier and their members – asked parishioners to ask the cardinal for more: to release more files on abusive priests.

04/07/2013

A cross is held aloft. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Priest Abuse Victims Call For Meeting With New Pope

A support group for clergy sex abuse victims is writing Pope Francis asking for a meeting to discuss how to stop and prevent current and future child sex crimes and cover ups.

03/16/2013

Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds announces his 2012 campaign for the congressional seat he once held in the 1990s. (CBS).

SNAP Opposes Reynolds’ Run For Congress

Mel Reynolds’ decision to run for Congress has riled up a group that advocates on behalf of priest sex abuse victims.

11/29/2012

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SNAP President: New Vatican Guidelines Not Likely To Stop Priest Sex Abuse

The worldwide priest sex abuse scandal is the focus of a gathering of hundreds of Catholic bishops and priests in Rome this week. But the president of the Survivors’ Network of Those Abused by Priests calls it a PR maneuver.

WBBM Newsradio–02/08/2012

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SNAP Protests After Priest Says Mass Amid Abuse Allegations

Members of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests were handing out leaflets outside Holy Name Cathedral on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

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Group Puts Pressure On Archdiocese To Remove Priest

The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests says the Chicago archdiocese has had enough time to decide that allegations against a north suburban priest are credible-and should remove him immediately.

08/31/2011

Golden Buddha statue (AP file photo)

Protest Tied To Buddhist Monk Accused Of Sex Abuse

A protest was planned Sunday morning at a Buddhist temple in the near southwest suburbs, where a former monk is accused in a civil suit of fathering the child of a 14-year-old girl.

WBBM Newsradio–08/21/2011

Donald McGuire

Are Jesuits Liable For Sexually Abusive Priest?

A Cook County judge will decide in a couple weeks whether the jury in a civil suit against the Jesuits over the sexual misdeeds of one of their own can impose punitive damages.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2011

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Former Priest Living In Aurora Sued Over Alleged Abuse

A priest from the Aurora-based Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, who had gained some celebrity as the chaplain for the Indianapolis 500, was quietly removed from the priesthood last December when allegations arose that he was a pedophile.

04/15/2011