The past year has seen some spectacular events that have given some hope to survivors of child sexual abuse at the hands pedophile predators in our society. Indeed this crisis knows no borders and is not limited to those of a certain faith. We have seen the conviction of a Catholic Bishop for covering up… Continue reading Is there a Survivor’s Community?
The SNAP Conference is coming up this weekend in Northern Virginia. Beginning Friday evening at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, just south of Washington, D.C., SNAP members from all over the country and perhaps from around the world will come together to listen to speakers, mix and exchange stories and try to draw some comfort and… Continue reading If it is July, It must be time for the SNAP Conference
Update: If you are coming into this blog post from TheMediaReport.com click here to see my response to Mr. Pierre's use of my post to support his attack on SNAP. I began writing this post over a month ago. It was put aside as my attention went to other, more important events in my life.… Continue reading Parting Company with SNAP
In case you are one of the people who believe that the worst of the sex scandal in the Catholic Church is over, I have more bad news. Another priest in the Diocese of Scranton has been reported, this time for child pornography. According to news reports, and this is a story that is just… Continue reading Child Pornography in the Rectory at Lords Valley, Pennsylvania
I arrived yesterday afternoon to the Hyatt in Crystal City for the SNAP 2009 Conference. The theme is "Coming of Age! Prevention, Healing and Justice" This is the 21 anniversary of the founding of SNAP, so the "Coming of Age" theme is prevalent as the group declares a maturity and expansion beyond just the universe… Continue reading The SNAP Conference in Washington DC