There has been more news in the press lately about abuse by priests and clergy. This page includes healing resources for victims, prevention education/resources for clergy, and a few news articles about this abuse.
SNAP - Oregon Network: Survivors Network of Those abused by Priests - Oregon
SNAP - Seattle Network: Survivors Network of Those abused by Priests - Seattle
SNAP - Mississippi Network: Survivors Network of Those abused by Priests - Mississippi
SNAP - Other Areas: Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests - Over 40 Chapters
Snap Members who are sex abuse victims head to Rome - April 10, 2005
SNAP's Leaflet for Cardinal Law's Mass - April 2005
The Seminary Project -- Training for Prevention of Abuse in Seminaries:
Training for Faculty & Staff of Seminaries for Prevention of Sexual Child Abuse
Clergy Ethics Resources -- Training Materials, Books, Videos, WorkShop Manuals:
Training Materials for Congregations for Prevention of sexual Child Abuse
Web site (based in Boston) offers extensive on-line archive of once-secret church and Vatican documents.
Lay Catholics and faith-filled people promoting healing and advocacy for clergy sexual abuse survivors.
Assisting Survivors of Clergy Abuse.
SurvivorsFirst.org - A Boston-based advocacy group for survivors of clergy sexual abuse, founded by Paul Baier, who was also one of the founders of Voice of the Faithful. This web site includes a public database 800 priests convicted of sex abuse crimes, settled civil suits or who face allegations.
News and information about child abuse and the Jehova's Witnesses
An Inch from Murder - Personal Story of a Man who experienced Abuse from Priests
and be sure to visit his blog where he often posts news articles on abuse.
MaleSurvivor.org - MaleSurvivor.org is a great site with much needed information
in support of boys and men who have been sexaully abused.
Male Survivor Resources - Our page devoted to Male Survivor resources.
Survivor Connections - Have assisted in connecting victims of the same perpetrator
through their confidential offline database of perpetrators.
Child Abuse Survivor - Blog by a male survivor of childhood abuse,
and the issues he faces in adult life.