SNAP Connecticut
News Stories

This page contains links to news stories and editorials
related to clergy abuse issues in Connecticut.
Sorted cronologically, most recent stories at the top.

Survivor Settlement with Archdiocese of Hartford
Announced by SNAP CT

Press Release Text
October 3, 2006

Survivor's Statement
October 3, 2006

Man Says he Settles Priest Abuse Claim with Archdiosese
By: Shelley K. Wong, Associated Press Writer
October 3, 2006

Speaking Out On Clergy Abuse
Victims Urge Others To Come Forward

By: FRANCES GRANDY TAYLOR, Courant Religion Writer
October 4, 2006

Ruling Favors Open Records
Supreme Court Decision Concerns Sealed Files In Priest Abuse Case

By LYNNE TUOHY, Hartford Courant Staff Writer, November 5, 2005

Diocese negotiating as estate presses suit
By DANIEL TEPFER, Connecticut Post, November 1, 2005

Archdiocese of Hartford Reaches Settlement Agreement
Monday, October 31, 2005

Priest Finishes Prison Term
Pleaded Guilty In Sexual Assault

By ANN MARIE SOMMA, Hartford Courant Staff Writer, October 24, 2005

Friends rally behind accused priest
By ROBERT VARLEY, New Haven Register Staff, May 23, 2005

Keefe switches criminals, victims
An Editorial Comment, New Haven Register, May 21, 2005

Abuse claims mount against ex-area priest
Two more men have come forward alleging sexual abuse by the Rev. Daniel McSheffery,
including the first accusation that McSheffrey engaged in misconduct while he was
pastor of St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church in North Branford.

By ROBERT VARLEY - New Haven Register Staff, May 16, 2005

Former Nun Accuses Local Principal Of Sexual Abuse
Alleged Offender Now Head Of Norwich Diocese School

By KENTON ROBINSON - Day Staff Columnist, Enterprise Reporter/Columnist, May 4, 2005

Church Audits Don't Allay Fears
Victim Advocates Say `Self Reporting' Inadequate Response To Clergy Offenses

By FRANCES GRANDY TAYLOR - Courant Staff Writer, March 3, 2005

Survivors of Clergy Abuse Find Understanding
By MAX HEUER - Journal Inquirer Staff Writer, February 19, 2005

Fr. Roman Kramek Sent to Prison, Thursday, Feb. 17

Clergy Should Have no Privilege in Abuse Cases
An Editorial, January 25, 2005

More Than Just A Trial
The trail of Paul Shanley, who was at the epicenter of
the clergy sex scandal, bears a heavy burden.

Featured in Columns & Editorial - The Day, New London, CT., January 19, 2005

Lawyers For a Former Altar Boy Who Claims He Was Molested
by a Trumbull Priest Say He Has Settled His Lawsuit

Associated Press - Stamford, CT., January 18, 2005

An Issue of Limits in Cleric's Testimony
An EDITORIAL - The Stamford Advocate, January 18, 2005

Catholic Nun, Priest, Targets Of Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits
Sister taught at Cor Jesu; priest served Our Lady of Providence

By DON CORRIGAN - Webster-Kirkwood Times, January 14, 2005

Cardinal's deposition in sex abuse case closely watched
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN - Associated Press, January 12, 2005

Priest Pleads Guilty To Sex With Girl
Supporters Insist Polish Cleric Is Innocent

By JOANN KLIMKIEWICZ - Courant Staff Writer, December 22, 2004

Court wants Egan Subpoena Enforced
By IVAN H. GOLDEN - Greenwich Time Staff Writer, December 21, 2004

Nuns Protect List Of Members
By KIM MARTINEAU - Courant Staff Writer, December 12, 2004

Priests don't flock to city lawyer' s union proposal
By MEGGAN CLARK - Register Staff, December 11, 2004

Push on to unionize priests
Catholic leaders say idea at odds with clerical vows

New Haven Register Staff, December 10, 2004

Nuns Deny Requests By Abuse Victims Group
By CARYLE MURPHY - Washington Post, December 10, 2004

Questions raised over handling of nun abuse
Woman told Morris-based order she was molested by a sister who is an administrator

By ABBOTT KOLOFF - Daily Record, October 24, 2004

Priest accused of luring teens seeks probation
By ELIZABETH BENTON - New Haven Register, October 7, 2004

Group Urges Firm Stance in Punishing Polish Priest
By ADAM WITTENBERG - The Bristol Press, October 5, 2004

Protest focuses on nuns in abuse
By WILLIAM GRADY - Chicago Tribune, October 4, 2004

Confronting The Nuns
Victim Advocate Draws Attention To Abuse

By KIM MARTINEAU - Hartford Courant, October 3, 2004

Priest Is Offered Plea Deal To Settle Sex-Assault Case
By JOANN KLIMKIEWICZ - Hartford Courant, September 30, 2004

Victims talk about priest sex abuse
Norwalk SNAP members tell of lost innocence

By ANDREW BROPHY - Connecticut Post, September 26, 2004

Fight against abuse by clergy far from over, survivors say
By JOHN NICKERSON - The Advocate, September 26, 2004

Nuns' Group Won't Listen to Abuse Victims at Conference
By CARYLE MURPHY - Washington Post, August 11, 2004

Group Calls For More Information On Accused Former Priest
Deceased ex-teacher at St. Thomas Moore target of abuse claim

By KENTON ROBINSON - The Day, August 07, 2004

Church abuse victims group starts LI chapter
National organization supporting those who were abused by priests to hold its first local meeting this weekend

By RITA CIOLLI - Newsday, July 21, 2004

Advocacy group says dozens allege sex abuse by nuns
SNAP calls on victims to tell stories, appeals to female clergy conference

By FRANK LANGFITT - The Baltimore Sun, July 14, 2004

Sex Abuse by Nuns Alleged at Md. Protest
Silver Spring Gathering Calls Attention to Problem

By CARYLE MURPHY - The Washington Post, July 14, 2004

Group calls for nuns to address sex abuse
By STEPHEN MANNING - Associated Press, July 13, 2004

Archbishop Is `Troubled' By Sex-Abuse Surveys
Mansell Expresses Concerns About Independence Of Sexual-Abuse Reviews

By FRANCES GRANDY TAYLOR - The Hartford Courant, May 13, 2004

Review board head charges bishops 'manipulated' sex abuse panel and withheld information
By JOE FEUERHERD - National Catholic Reporter, May 11, 2004

Church sex abuse conference focuses on actions of bishops
By DANIEL TEPFER - Connecticut Post, May 02, 2004

SNAP Chapter Forms in Connecticut
By DIANE SCARPONI - Associated Press, February 12, 2004

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Last Updated: November 8, 2005