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...]

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...]

Hypocrisy Alert: SNAP Leader Clohessy, Who Refused To Call Police To Report Abusive Priest, Now Lectures Church on Reporting Abuse

David Clohessy

Back in the early 1990s, even after he began his work with the lawyer-funded, anti-Catholic group SNAP, David Clohessy already knew of allegations that his brother – Kevin, a Catholic priest – was sexually abusing innocent boys. … [Read more...]

SNAP Wins Its Appeal To Harass and Intimidate Parishioners at Sunday Mass

David Clohessy : SNAP

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the anti-Catholic group SNAP so that members of SNAP can resume harassing and intimidating prayerful Catholics as they attend Mass on Sunday. In the past, SNAP members have provoked … [Read more...]

FACT CHECKER: SNAP Lies About Status of Priest To Create Media Hysteria

David Clohessy

As if any further proof were needed of how the anti-Catholic group SNAP manipulates the media and lies to the public about the Church's handling of sex abuse cases, consider this recent ominous media statement from David Clohessy, the … [Read more...]

Disgrace: SNAP Now Publishes Phone Numbers and Email Addresses of Accused Clerics to Incite Harassment of Priests


Lest there be any remaining doubt about the nastiness and true motives of the anti-Catholic group SNAP, the organization is now publishing on its web site the personal phone numbers and email addresses of priests who have merely been … [Read more...]

Federal Judge Vindicates Cardinal Dolan, Another SNAP Publicity Stunt Is Exposed, And NY Times Goes Silent

David Clohessy

A federal judge has ruled that the creation of a cemetery trust fund in 2007 by then-Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee – the subject of a lot of hysterical coverage a month ago in the New York Times – … [Read more...]

The Hague Tosses SNAP’s Nutty Lawsuit Against the Vatican, SNAP’s Latest P.R. Stunt Exposed

David Clohessy : Barbara Blaine : SNAP

In 2011, the mainstream media fell over themselves to report that the anti-Catholic group SNAP had petitioned the International Criminal Court (ICC, aka "The Hague" in the Netherlands) to prosecute Pope Benedict XVI and other … [Read more...]

Another Clear Example of How SNAP Misleads the Public

David Clohessy SNAP

We frequently address how the anti-Catholic group SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) deceives the public in its presentations, and now we have another short and simple example. On Monday, SNAP National Director David … [Read more...]

Contingency Lawyer Saves SNAP Leader From Criminal Contempt Hearing For Violating Court Orders

Rebecca Randles

Last Tuesday, a Missouri judge was minutes away from deciding if David Clohessy, the National Director of the anti-Catholic group SNAP, would be held criminally in contempt of court for failing to produce documents for an important civil … [Read more...]