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/ EXCLUSIVE 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...]

Carrying Water: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Promotes SNAP’s Public Defiance of Federal Court Orders to Reveal Truth About SNAP’s Activities

Gilbert Bailon St. Louis Post-Dispatch : David Clohessy

After years of haranguing the Catholic Church over its alleged "lack of transparency" in its handling of abuse cases, David Clohessy, the national director of the lawyer-funded hate group SNAP, is again not only defying a federal … [Read more...]

Penn. Supreme Court Upholds Reversal of Historic Conviction of Msgr. Lynn; Mainstream Media Naturally Goes Quiet

Msgr. William Lynn

Msgr. William J. Lynn, who was convicted in kangaroo court proceedings in 2012 for "endangering the welfare of a child," is finally a free man after Pennsylvania's Supreme Court upheld the December 2015 reversal of his … [Read more...]

Keep Hope Alive: Boston Globe Misleads Readers About Annual Abuse Audit To Keep Old Story Line On Life Support

David Clohessy : Brian McGrory : Terry McKiernan

The Boston Globe simply will not give up. The newly released annual audit report by United States bishops about abuse in the Catholic Church amplifies the rampancy of false accusations, unprovable allegations against dead priests, dubious … [Read more...]

Flashback: In 2003, Hollywood Elites Thunderously Cheered Child Rapist Polanski As the ‘Spotlight’ Team Attacked the Catholic Church [w/ VIDEO]

Polanski Oscars 2003

[Editor's note: Mega-kudos to Fr. Robert Sirico, who brought this episode to our attention and to the public's attention through the popular celebrity web site TMZ.] As Hollywood has fawned over the dishonest Spotlight film by … [Read more...]

Boston Globe Web Site CRUX Posts Bogus Headline to Inflame Readers on Clergy Sex Abuse Story

Crux : Boston Globe : Catholic

It should be no surprise that the new web site operated by the Boston Globe – in this case Crux ("Covering all things Catholic") – has become the latest Internet forum for aging dissidents and other angry critics of … [Read more...]