Members of SNAP want the archbishop to take action against ‘predator priests’

    The Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests spent the morning handing out fliers that asked the Philadelphia archbishop to secure abusive priests in treatment centers.

     

    Members from SNAP handed out literature to parishioners who attended this morning’s mass at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. Members from the advocacy group are asking that Philadelphia’s Archbishop Chaput “be more honest with his flock” in regards to the recent allegations of sexual abuse.

    According to a statement released by SNAP, the group wants to see the five “predator priests” put into secure, independently run treatment centers. They also request that the archbishop “work harder” to resolve the accusations against the 32 remaining priests who were accused of sexual misconduct, and that the Church be more transparent with information pertaining to the allegations.

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