Friday, January 15, 2016

Victims' Group Says Catholic Church Is Still Responding Inadequately To Priest Abuse

Building on the popularity of the Academy Award nominated film Spotlight, earlier this week SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused By Priests) issued a press release titled A Challenge to Journalists: Where “Spotlights” Are Needed Now.  It discusses nine areas in which SNAP believes the Catholic Church is still not providing adequate safeguards or is not implementing promises of transparency, accountability and compensation for past and present clergy sexual abuse.