LYING ABOUT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK
When someone gives the wrong information, and he quickly discovers his error, he often says, “Sorry about that. I lied. What I meant to say was….” He is wrong. No one can lie unless he knows the truth. Making a mistake of fact is not a lie—it is a mistake.
This has to be said because to charge someone... [Read more...]
ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT ALREADY DRAWING FLAK
On September 8, Archbishop Charles Chaput was installed as the leader of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Not even a week went by before he began receiving flak from dissidents.
On the day of Archbishop Chaput’s installation, Robert Hoatson was protesting the event outside the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. The Philadelphia Inquirer ran... [Read more...]
LETTER TO THE ICC
Below is an excerpt of Bill Donohue’s letter to the International Criminal Court:
September 14, 2011
Mr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo
International Criminal Court
P.O. Box 19519
2500 CM, The Hague
Dear Mr. Moreno-Ocampo:
We have learned that two organizations, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) and the Center for Constitutional... [Read more...]
WHAT’S WRONG WITH PEDOPHILIA?
The media never tire of chiding the Catholic Church for not responding strongly enough to allegations of the sexual abuse of minors, yet there seems to be no interest in reporting on attempts to legitimate pedophilia. Recently, many in the mental health profession seeking to normalize pedophilia met in Baltimore, an event that the media ignored.
B4U-ACT,... [Read more...]
Leading up to the anniversary of 9/11, there were many stories stating that Father Mychal Judge, the first of the First Responders to die that day, was homosexual. Not everyone agrees. No matter, even those who allege that Judge was gay say he kept his sexual orientation private, disclosing it to only a few friends. Father Brian Jordan, for instance,... [Read more...]
“HANDCUFF THE POPE!”
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks by David Clohessy, national director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), posted today on the website of Time magazine, time.com:
David Clohessy spoke for SNAP when he said it’s their goal to jail the pope. “We’re not naïve. We don’t think the... [Read more...]
BOMBSHELL REPORT ON SNAP; VICTIMS’ LOBBY EXPOSED
For many years, the plight of alleged victims of priestly sexual abuse have had as their unofficial spokesperson a group called the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, more commonly known as SNAP. The Catholic League has had good reasons to question their motives, and now we have convincing evidence proving we were right all along.
At a recent... [Read more...]
WHY WE EXPOSED SNAP
FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK
Last spring, I read that the Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests (SNAP) was going to hold a national conference in the nation’s Capitol the weekend after July 4th. It occurred to me how valuable it would be if we learned first-hand what they really think about the Catholic Church. But I am recognizable,... [Read more...]
THE TRUTH ABOUT SNAP: The Real Agenda of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
The following is an excerpt from the “SNAP Exposed” report; the complete report on the July 8-10 conference in D.C. is available online at catholicleague.org.
There were approximately 110-130 people in attendance. All were white and approximately 60% were female (one male wore a Voice of the Faithful T-shirt). The ages ranged from about 40-75;... [Read more...]
ARCHBISHOP DOLAN LIBELED BY SNAP
In August a story broke about an elderly priest in New York who was arrested for a sexual infraction. In predictable fashion the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) reacted by libeling New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan.
When a 16-year-old girl began working in a Bronx parish on a recent Saturday, she claimed she was inappropriately touched... [Read more...]