Jury Exonerates Falsely Accused Priest and Archdiocese of St. Louis in Bogus Abuse Claims; Local Media Can’t Stand It

Rev. Joseph Jiang

A civil jury in Missouri took merely minutes to decide what many of us have already known for a long time: that Rev. Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang and the Archdiocese of St. Louis are completely innocent of wild charges related to sex … [Read more...]

Lock ‘em Up: Philly D.A. Who Put Innocent Priests in Prison Now Indicted On 23 Counts of Bribery and Corruption

Seth Williams : Philadelphia

Inasmuch as Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has been engaged in a years-long, Moby Dick-like obsession to throw innocent Catholic priests in prison, there was a sense of poetic justice when federal prosecutors indicted Williams … [Read more...]

The Meltdown Continues: SNAP Now Sued by Michigan Priest For Defamation [w/ Court Docs]

David Clohessy, SNAP : Matt Jatczak, SNAP Detroit : Jameson Cook, the Macomb Daily : Niraj Warikoo, the Detroit Free Press

[First reported at TheMediaReport.com] A falsely accused priest in Michigan has sued the group SNAP, SNAP's disgraced former director David Clohessy, the Detroit Free Press newspaper, and the Macomb Daily newspaper, claiming that they … [Read more...]

Media Finally Awakens As SNAP’s Leadership Suddenly Resigns Amid Lawsuits and Scandals

Barbara Blaine : Daily Beast : David Clohessy

For many years at TheMediaReport.com, we have been saying that SNAP and its leadership – so beloved by the media for its constant bashing of the Catholic Church – was little more than a contingency lawyer front group disguised … [Read more...]

***BREAKING*** SNAP Founder and President Barbara Blaine Now Resigns As Pressure Mounts From Multiple Lawsuits

Barbara Blaine

***BREAKING: Saturday, February 4, 2017, 2:35pm EDT*** Barbara Blaine, the founder and national president of the troubled and contentious group SNAP, has just resigned. An email announcing the resignation was sent to members of SNAP … [Read more...]

**Blockbuster** SNAP’s Clohessy Resigns In Wake of Lawsuit Scandal That SNAP Took Lawyer Kickbacks and Exploited Victims

David Clohessy

In the wake of last week's blockbuster lawsuit by a former SNAP director, Gretchen Hammond, alleging that SNAP was engaged in an elaborate kickback scheme with Church-suing contingency lawyers, SNAP's longtime National Director … [Read more...]

***TheMediaReport.com SPECIAL REPORT *** Lawsuit by Ex-SNAP Insider Exposes Lawyer Kickback Schemes, Exploitation of Victims, and Corruption of SNAP [w/ Court Docs]

Barbara Blaine : SNAP lawsuit : David Clohessy

A callous disregard for victims. Financial kickbacks from Church-suing tort lawyers. Retaliation. A stunning new civil lawsuit filed in Illinois by a former insider at SNAP confirms what many of us have known all along: SNAP is not an … [Read more...]

Time To Pay Up: Rolling Stone Writer Who Wrote Bogus Priest Abuse Story Now Slammed By Jury For Defamation In Bogus ‘Rape on Campus’ Tale at U-Va.

Sabrina Erdely

A jury has awarded $3 million to an administrator at the University of Virginia after Rolling Stone writer Sabrina Erdely defamed her in a bogus story Erdely wrote in 2014 about gang rape at a college fraternity. However, as readers of … [Read more...]

VICTORY: Judge Sides With Falsely Accused Priest, Slams and Sanctions Hate Group SNAP for ‘Reckless Disregard for Truth’

Rev. Joseph Jiang : judge order against SNAP

In a monumental victory for truth and justice in the Catholic Church abuse story, a federal judge has ruled that the lawyer-funded group SNAP indeed defamed St. Louis priest Rev. Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang and conspired to falsely … [Read more...]

Following the Script? Old Media Largely Ignores Indy Star’s Explosive Investigation of Child Sex Abuse in USA Gymnastics

Indy Star : Marisa Kwiatkowski : Tim Evans : Mark Alesia

The incidents uncovered in a series of reports in the Indianapolis Star are truly stomach-turning. USA Gymnastics officials repeatedly failed to report numerous instances of child sex abuse committed by coaches to law enforcement, and … [Read more...]