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David Clohessy Resigns from SNAP

This email just arrived in my mailbox: We want to share with you that David Clohessy has voluntarily resigned from SNAP effective December 31, 2016.  We are eternally grateful for David’s dedication to SNAP and its mission over the past almost thirty years.   His passion, his voice, and his kindness have touched us all.  […]

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Should Prosecution Have Let Key Witness Testify in Msgr. Lynn Trial?

Click here to read, “Detective testifies he warned prosecutor of ‘great inconsistencies’ in story of key witness in trial of Msgr. Lynn,” by Joseph A. Slobodzian, The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 14, 2017 Excerpt: Instead, Walsh told a Philadelphia judge Friday, the veteran detective found himself unable to get the 23-year-old witness to explain numerous inconsistencies […]

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Lynn’s Lawyers Seek Dismissal of Retrial

Click here to read: “Lawyers for Msgr. Lynn seek dismissal of retrial for prosecutorial misconduct,” by h by Joseph A. Slobodzian, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 16, 2016 http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20161217_Lawyers_for_Msgr__Lynn_seek_dismissal_of_retrial_for_prosecutorial_misconduct.html

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Reporting Abuse to Another Abuser

Click here to read: “Lancaster Co. clergy abuse victim: My report wasn’t passed on,” by Brandie Kessler, York Daily Record, Dec. 9, 2016 Excerpt: For 25 years, Sharon Tell didn’t know why she got no response after reporting she had been sexually abused by a priest. As an adult, she told a priest at a Lancaster County […]

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Six of Eight Pa. Dioceses Investigated

Click here to read, “Six of state’s eight Catholic dioceses under investigation,” by Steve Esack, The Morning Call, September 16, 2016 Excerpt: Grand jury investigations are the only way to uncover abuses that were allowed to happen for decades, said the Rev. Thomas Doyle, an inactive priest from Virginia, who has testified before a Philadelphia […]

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Priest Arrested for Child Porn

Click here to read: “Lehigh Co. Priest Arrested On Child Pornography,” 6ABC.com, September 13, 2016 Editor’s note: This continues to be a present-day problem for the Church. Porn is not victimless. It involves real children and real abuse. Also, statistics prove that child porn often leads to child sex abuse. Please note that creeps don’t […]

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Prayer Request

Please keep C4C friend Kate FitzGerald and her family in your prayers as they mourn the sudden loss of a family member. Kathy Kane and I are so sorry for her loss.

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Priests Added to List of Alleged Abusers

Click here to read: “Diocese: Three priests added to list of alleged abusers,” by Brandie Kessler, York Daily Record, August 29, 2016 Excerpt: Add three priests accused of child sexual abuse to the list of those with ties to the Harrisburg diocese. The diocese confirmed Friday three names identified by the York Daily Record/Sunday News, […]

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York Daily Record Exposes 15 Accused Priest Abusers

Excerpt: A list of 15 priests, compiled by the York Daily Record, was provided to the diocese on June 14. On July 21, after multiple requests by the Daily Record, the diocese responded to each name on the list. It is believed to be the first time the Harrisburg diocese has confirmed a list of accused priests, including […]

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Breaking News: Lynn Released

Click here to read/watch about Msgr. William Lynn’s release on bail.

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