Bravo! Archbishop of Kansas City in Kansas Slams SNAP

Kudos to Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, for an excellent interview in the National Catholic Register regarding the recent high-profile case of Bishop Robert Finn. (I highly recommend it.) Archbishop Naumann responded … [Read more...]

Glaring Hypocrisy From SNAP in Penn State Abuse Story

Media outlets like NBC, CBS, and USA Today have fallen over themselves to connect the Penn State abuse story to the Catholic Church abuse narrative by interviewing David Clohessy, the national director of SNAP – Survivors Network of … [Read more...]

SNAP Misleads Public On False Accusations – Again

Imagine the mayor of a major city announcing to the public, "Crime is low!" But in doing so, the mayor cites statistics that are over seven years old. That would be dishonest, would it not? Of course it would. Well, the advocacy … [Read more...]

Shame on SNAP: Even After Priest Is Exonerated, Group Attacks Falsely Accused Cleric

Earlier this month (8/8/11), a Hawaii jury deliberated just minutes to declare that Fr. Bohdan Borowec, a Ukrainian Catholic priest visiting on vacation from Canada, was entirely innocent on charges of kidnapping and sexual … [Read more...]

SPECIAL REPORT: Evidence of Collaboration Between the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and SNAP (Part II)

SNAP Marci Hamilton and Philly D.A. Charles Gallagher 2008

This is Part II of a TheMediaReport.com Special Report. For Part I, go here. TheMediaReport.com has uncovered even more episodes of collaboration between individuals in the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and the Catholic … [Read more...]

SPECIAL REPORT: Evidence of Collaboration Between the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and SNAP (Part I)

This is Part I of a TheMediaReport.com Special Report. For Part II, go here. Are the current criminal charges against Catholic clergy in Philadelphia the fruits of an active collaboration between the city's District Attorney's … [Read more...]

SPECIAL REPORT Philadelphia: Who Is Mariana Sorensen?

Mariana Coleman Sorensen has been an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia for several years. She is the current prosecutor in the high-profile 2011 Philadelphia clergy abuse cases. Ms. Sorensen's alliances and actions suggest … [Read more...]

Dead Priests Accused of Abuse: Is This Justice? and Other Questions

Here are two recent news articles: 1. "Abuse victim wants to help others," by Kim Norvell, St. Joseph News-Press (6/24/11) 2. "Ex-priest at El Paso's Sacred Heart Catholic Church accused of molestation," by Diana … [Read more...]

SPECIAL REPORT: Philadelphia: Who is the Accuser of Fr. James Brennan?

A disturbing trend in the media coverage of the Philadelphia clergy cases is that many journalists have already assigned certain guilt to the individuals who are facing trial. Journalists' lack of scrutiny of the actual charges against … [Read more...]

Politically Incorrect Maureen Dowd?: Homosexuality a Cause of Child Sex Abuse

The New York Times' Maureen Dowd's most recent anti-Catholic hit piece (Sun., 5/19/11) contains a number of falsehoods. However, her article's biggest eye-opener is her apparent claim that homosexuality is a direct cause of … [Read more...]