SNAP

/Tag:SNAP

VICTIMS’ LOBBY TO MEET IN BOSTON

By | January 4th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: The professional victims’ lobby is meeting in Boston this weekend for the “10th Anniversary Celebration & Conference.” Shamelessly, they are “celebrating” the 10th anniversary of media reports on the Boston clergy sexual abuse scandal. The speakers have quite a resume. We know from past experience what drives them. [...]

Comments Off on VICTIMS’ LOBBY TO MEET IN BOSTON

SNAP HAS SNAPPED

By | January 4th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), David Clohessy, and its outreach director, Barbara Dorris: Yesterday I said, “[David] Clohessy never tires of lecturing the Catholic Church on the need for transparency, yet when he is in the hot seat he rebels.” I was [...]

Comments Off on SNAP HAS SNAPPED

SNAP HONCHO IN A SNIT

By | January 3rd, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Yesterday, the director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), David Clohessy, was deposed in St. Louis regarding allegations that he issued news releases based on information contained in legal documents from attorney Rebecca Randles; those documents were subjected to a gag order last August by Jackson County, Missouri Circuit Court Judge Ann [...]

Comments Off on SNAP HONCHO IN A SNIT

NEW KC DIOCESE LAWSUIT REEKS

By | November 18th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest lawsuit by Rebecca Randles against the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph: After disturbing, but not pornographic, pictures of young girls were found on the computer of Fr. Shawn Ratigan last December, and after his attempted suicide and diagnosis by a psychiatrist, he was ordered by the Diocese [...]

Comments Off on NEW KC DIOCESE LAWSUIT REEKS

MORE CORRUPTION AT THE KC STAR

By | November 17th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest news article by Kansas City Star reporters Judy L. Thomas and Glenn E. Rice on the story involving Fr. Shawn Ratigan: The Kansas City Star's latest hit on the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is both contrived and dishonest. It is contrived because the dirt it alleges [...]

Comments Off on MORE CORRUPTION AT THE KC STAR

BISHOP FINN AGREES TO OVERSIGHT TERMS

By | November 16th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn has agreed to meet on a monthly basis with Clay County prosecutor Daniel White to discuss any potential cases involving the sexual abuse of minors; this will be ongoing for five years. In return, he will not face prosecution on a misdemeanor regarding the behavior of Fr. Shawn Ratigan, who [...]

Comments Off on BISHOP FINN AGREES TO OVERSIGHT TERMS

KANSAS CITY CATHOLIC GROUPS SENT KC STAR AD

By | November 11th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue speaks to the latest developments regarding its battle with the Kansas City Star: Yesterday, I was joined by Catholic League staff members and scores of Catholics from Kansas City (we never contacted any of them—they showed up after reading our news release on the event) at a press conference outside the [...]

Comments Off on KANSAS CITY CATHOLIC GROUPS SENT KC STAR AD

CATHOLIC LEAGUE ARRIVES IN KC, MISSOURI

By | November 10th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

The president of the Catholic League, Bill Donohue, along with Vice President Bernadette Brady and staff members Don Lauer and Alex Mejia, are holding a press conference today at 11:00 a.m. in front of the Kansas City Star (at the corner of Truman and McGee). The purpose of the press conference is to expose the anti-Catholic [...]

Comments Off on CATHOLIC LEAGUE ARRIVES IN KC, MISSOURI

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI PRESS CONFERENCE

By | November 9th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Who: Catholic League president Bill Donohue; Vice President Bernadette Brady; Staff Member Don Lauer; Staff Member Alex Mejia; local Kansas City Catholics What: Commence a campaign to blanket religious and secular institutions with copies of a $25,000 ad turned down by the Kansas City Star exposing the anti-Catholic  agenda of SNAP and its lawyers against Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn. The [...]

Comments Off on KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI PRESS CONFERENCE

KC STAR OMITS STORY ON TOP EPISCOPAL BISHOP

By | November 8th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Yesterday, the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) held a press conference in front of the Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph to bring attention to a case involving an Episcopal priest, Bede Parry, who is being charged with [...]

Comments Off on KC STAR OMITS STORY ON TOP EPISCOPAL BISHOP