Tag: Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

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Findlay priest charged with sex trafficking

Michael Zacharias sex trafficking Title: Findlay priest charged with sex trafficking Author: Nicki Gorny Publisher: The Blade Date: 18AUG2020 FINDLAY — FBI agents on Tuesday arrested the pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Parish on charges of sex trafficking and coercion and enticement. Special Agent in Charge Eric Smith said the Rev. Michael Zacharias, 53,

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News

KBI received 205 reports of priest abuse; opened 120 cases

Kansas Bureau Investigation Priests Title: KBI received 205 reports of priest abuse; opened 120 cases Author: The Associated Press Staff Publisher:  KWCH12/AP Date: 15AUG2020 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says it has received 205 reports of abuse by Catholic priests and has opened 120 cases. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt

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Child Sexual Abuse

Victims question Kamala Harris’ record on clergy abuse

Victims Question Kamala Harris Title: Victims question Kamala Harris’ record on clergy abuse Author: Michael Rezendes Publisher: The Associated Press (AP) Date: 27JUN2019 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joey Piscitelli was angry when Kamala Harris emerged as a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination. It brought back the frustration he felt in the 2000s, when he was

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Victims advocate demands transparency as Camden Diocese suspends compensation fund

Catholic Church Crying Poor Title: Victims advocate demands transparency as Camden Diocese suspends compensation fund Author: P. Kenneth Burns Publisher: WHYY Date: 03AUG2020 The Diocese of Camden’s decision to suspend its participation in New Jersey’s compensation fund for victims of clergy sexual abuse is being met with skepticism from a victims advocate. In an announcement

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Nine new sex abuse suits filed against Newark Archdiocese include cleric not accused before

Newark Archdiocese Clergy Abuse Title: Nine new sex abuse suits filed against Newark Archdiocese include cleric not accused before Author: Abbott Koloff Publisher: North Jersey Date: 13JUL2020 Nine lawsuits filed against the Catholic Church on Monday include allegations of sex abuse against seven clerics — including two priests who worked for years after church officials

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Opinion

Disgraced Catholic Priest Francis Trauger Pleads Guilty, SNAP Reacts

Trauger Guilty SNAP Reacts Title: Disgraced Catholic Priest Francis Trauger Pleads Guilty, SNAP Reacts Authors: SNAP Contact: Michael McDonnell & Zach Hiner Publisher: SNAP Date: 08JUL2020 A former Catholic priest and serial child abuser from Levittown, Francis (Frank) X. Trauger, will plead guilty to charges he sexually assaulted two boys. We are grateful to the police

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Victim of clergy abuse says Archdiocese tried to keep settlement details secret, against its own rules

Bourgeois Secret Abuse Settlement Title: Victim of clergy abuse says Archdiocese tried to keep settlement details secret, against its own rules Author: David Hammer Publisher: WWL-TV Date: 06JUL2020 A Church code adopted by the U.S. Conference of Bishops specifically forbids the Archdiocese from muzzling victims about their settlements. NEW ORLEANS — As the Archdiocese of New

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