True Confessions: Minn. Public Radio’s Madeleine Baran To Be Headline Speaker at This Year’s Conference For SNAP, Further Abandons Any Pretense of Ethical Journalism

Madeleine Baran

In covering the issue of the media and Catholic sex abuse for over a decade now, we do not believe we have seen reporting as dishonest and biased as that from Madeleiene Baran from Minnesota Public Radio (MPR). Indeed, Baran has … [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...]

Journalist or Spokesperson for SNAP? St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Fowler Promotes Claim That Church Should Stalk Its Ex-Priests

Lilly Fowler

In a recent article sparse on reason and logic, Lilly Fowler of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch promotes the novel idea that the Catholic Church is now somehow responsible for hunting down and shadowing every past employee accused of abuse, and … [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...]

At Last: After SNAP Attacks Pope Francis’ Outreach to Abuse Victims, National Catholic Reporter Publishes Piece Criticizing SNAP

Joelle Casteix : Pope Francis : David Clohessy

Recognizing perhaps that whether they like it or not, the sex abuse story line is getting so long in the tooth that they will soon be out of business, the bigots at the anti-Catholic group SNAP have now become more and more unglued in their … [Read more...]

Publicity Trumps Kids’ Safety: SNAP Knew About Abuse Claim Against Chicago Priest ‘For Several Weeks’ But Did Not Call Police; Instead It Held a Press Conference

Barbara Blaine : SNAP

The anti-Catholic pressure group SNAP sets the bar very high in its purported quest to protect children from abuse – or it least when it comes to the Catholic Church. In the past, SNAP's hysterical founder and president, Barbara … [Read more...]

Willingly Manipulated: Media Touts Meaningless UN Committee Questioning of Catholic Church; More Free P.R. For SNAP

Barbara Blaine : United Nations : Pam Spees

When an unknown and powerless group of bureaucrats from the United Nations somehow managed to question officials from the Vatican about the issue of sex abuse in the Catholic Church for several hours, the mainstream media was naturally more … [Read more...]

Hilarious: SNAP Leader Dorris Criticizes Philly Abp. Chaput For ‘Housing’ Msgr. Lynn In Church Rectory, When It Was the Judge Who Ordered Him There

Barbara Dorris : Barbara Dorris SNAP

If there were any lingering doubts about the "shoot now, ask questions later" tactics of the anti-Catholic group SNAP, then a hysterical media statement by SNAP "Outreach Director" Barbara Dorris should eliminate any … [Read more...]

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

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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...]