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Statement of What We Believe
Your Financial Help is Needed 
SUPPORT VICTIMS and SURVIVORS
Bibliography on
 Fr,Thomas Doyle

NEW Statutes of Limitations:
Child Victims Act of NY
Assemblywoman M. Markey

Seminarian Screening
Aims to Prevent Abuse
Monica Clark, NCR

Former Cardinal’s aide,
Msgr. William J. Lynn
Found Guilty in Abuse Case

NEXT PRAYER  VIGIL
TBA
St. Agnes Cathedral, Rockville Centre, NY
vigil

Sexual Abuse by U.S. Clergy
Context and Causes

Vatican Sex Abuse Summit
John L. Allen Jr.
Rome: Feb. 06, 2012

NY Survivors need our help. Write to:
Andrew M. Cuomo
Governor of New York

Maureen Turlish says the time is now:
Childhood Sexual Abuse
and the Statutes of Limitations

VOTF finds serious flaw in 2011
John Jay Causes & Context Study
of Clergy Sexual Abuse

"Separation of Church and Penn State:
A Lesson for the Church"
NY Coalition to Protect Children

Campaign for the Child Victims Act
Bob Kristan

Prayer For Survivors
...and those who did not survive

German-speaking Catholic Europe
In a Tsunami of Clerical Abuse
National Catholic Reporter

Sexual Abuse smolders in Ireland;
 Hopeful development in Germany
America-National Catholic Weekly

Rev. Thomas P. Doyle
ACC neglects sex abuse crisis
Detroit weekend-lectures, emotions

Marci A. Hamilton
Challenges the John Jay Study
Applies for grant to write a Sequel

VOTF Update
"In the Vineyard"
John Jay Causes and Context Study

Human rights report lists Vatican for
FAILURE to Protect CHILDREN
National Catholic Reporter

Child Sexual Abuse Hearing
UPDATE
NY State Statute of Limitations

VOTF President Dan Bartley in Phila.
for Archdiocese Child Sex Abuse Case 

Phila. Suspensions Force Bishops to
Re-assess Rule Changes

Philadelphia - The Ireland of America

VIGIL HANDOUTS

USCCB President Must Investigate
Child Sexual Abuse in Philadelphia
and Dioceses Nationwide

Second Philadelphia Report
Commentary by
Richard Sipe

"SURVIVORS VOICE"

Call For Pope to Resign
Co-Founder Bernie McDaid

Response to
Fr. Lombardi's Public Statement

BILL of RIGHTS
for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NYS Coalition to Protect Children
www.protectchildrenny.org

SNAP Web Site
 SNAP Archives 
Fr. Tom Doyle Archives
Richard Sipe Archives
Survivor's Voice Archives

 
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ABOUT the CHURCH

VOTF CONNECTS the DOTS!

Archived Articles

LONG ISLAND NEWS

"CARRYING ON" in 2013
Key Projects to be Pursued
Message from VOTF National

Young Adults Corner
Vatican Treats Tradition w/Double Standard
By Jamie L. Manson

The Officer & the Homeless Man
By Jamie L. Manson

The Spiritual Hunger of young adults:
Where does it come from and what
might they need?
By Jamie L. Manson

A Voice for Women
in the Catholic Church

Women Religious Corner

The future of the church:
Discernment or Intimidation?
By Sr. Joan Chittister

Women's Religious Leaders stunned by:
Vatican's latest move

Vatican reprimands Nuns:
U.S. bishop to rein in NLWR

SUPPORT PRIESTS of INTEGRITY
Assoc. of Catholic Priests in Ireland

A cardinal asks himself:
"How would Jesus act?"

Call to restore the tradition of
Married and Celibate Priesthood

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Daily Prayer for our Priests

The Second Vatican Council taught:
There is a Hierarchy of Truths
Rev. Richard. P. McBrien

In Support of Women's Ordination:
Second canonical warning for
Rev, Roy Bourgeois, MM

45th Anniversary -'Essays in Theology'
Began 7 months after 2nd. Vatican Council
Rev, Richard P. McBrien

"Blessed John Paul II"
2 major deficiencies during pontificate
Rev, Richard P, McBrien

"The JOHN JAY Report"
Critics point to study's limitations
Rev. Richard P. McBrien

PRAYING for the SPIRIT
to renew the church
Bishop Thomas Gumbleton

"BISHOPS as UMPIRES"
in matters of doctrinal disputes
Rev. Richard P. McBrien

Question of INFALLIBILITY arises from
firing Bishop William Morris
Rev. Richard P. McBrien

Teachable Moment on Bishops & Pope
from firing of Bp. William Morris
Rev. Richard P. McBrien

The Hidden Exodus:
Catholics becoming Protestants
Fr. Thomas J. Reese

Radical reforms needed to save church

Philadelphia & the Sexual Abuse Crisis
Richard P, McBrien

Irish Cardinal & Archbishop
Wash feet of Abuse Victims
James Martin, S.J.

Open Letter to U.S. Bishops on
The Forthcoming Missal
Fr. Anthony Ruff, O.S.B.

"Postpone Introduction of Missal
 Urgent appeal to bishops from
Irish Priests' Group

"Beatification of John Paul II"
Rev. Richard P. McBrien

"Essays in Theology"
Church & religion-related matters
resumes next week!
Rev. Richard McBrien

Message to lay Catholics:
Grab the reins - set church’s future course
Thomas J. Reese, SJ

Learn from, walk with women religious
Archbishop João Bráz de Aviz

"SOS for Today's Church"
2010 and Beyond

MESSAGE TO ALL PRIESTS:
Truth needed about sexual abuse scandal
Rev. James Connell, Wisconsin

Clericalism and the Liturgy:
"Whatever became of the
'New Pentecost'?"
By Fr. Paul Philibert

EXAMINING THE CRISIS
 "No real accountability for bishops"
By Reverand Donald Cozzens

Priest Archives

 

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Diocesan "Free Cash Reserves"
June 26, 2013
Prepared by H. Richard Grafer

August 31, 2011
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ACCOUNTABILITY of the LAITY
Make Your VOICES Heard Here!

Edward Thompson to Newsday on
USCCB needs REFORM, not LCWR
The Vatican vs. the Nuns

NCR Joshua. J. McElwee on
Nuns' Group Faces Ouster as
Vatican Recognized Representative

N.Y. Times-Laurie Goodstein on
Vatican Reprimands Nuns,
Plans Changes

Edward J. Thompson, Sr. to Newsday on
Cardinal on Long Island to address
Birth Control

To Maryknoll Superior General: 
Please keep dialogue going on
Women and Priestly Service

Edward J. Thompson, Sr.to Newsday on
Vatican re-assigns Archbp. Vigano
 Vatican Critic

Sharon Otterman, NY Times, on
New Translation of Catholic Mass
Makes its Debut

Dr. Paul Ginnetty on
The "New" Mass

Edward J. Thompson, Sr. on
Misstating Catholic Teaching on
Priestly Ordination
Rev. Richard McBrien

The People of God are Responsible
For the Church's Life and Mission

National Catholic Reporter
ACC Pentecost Liturgy
Bends rules despite prelate's threat

N. Y. Times Laurie Goodstien on
Bishops Uphold 2002 Sex Abuse Policy

NCR on -Victim Advocacy says
Bishops Squandered Opportunity

N. Y. Times - Laurie Goodstien on
Bishops won't Focus on Abuse Policies

Jason Berry, journalist & author, on
Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal in St. Louis

Church Chat" - Tom Smith on
"Two Hierarchies"

N. Y. Times - Maureen Dowd on

"Church Chat" - Tom Smith on
"Those People"

A. P. Nicole Winfield on
Vatican suggests to Bishops:
Report Abuse to Police

Chair of Phila. Review Board on
The Fog of Scandal

Edward J. Thompson, Sr. on

"Church Chat" - Tom Smith on
International Priests

John Allen Jr. on
The Church's Image Problem

John Allen Jr's diagnosis of the 

John Allen's interview with M. Franco:
Sex Abuse is the Catholic 9/11

Phyllis Zagano on
What's wrong with a married priesthood?

Eugene Cullen Kennedy on
Edward J. Thompson on
Rome's non-accountable way of
Thrusting the Missal on Americans

Joshua J. McElwee, NCR, on
Speed of John Paul II's Beatification


Edward J. Thompson on

Mary Ann Cunningham on
Vatican Visitators warm, friendly

Call to Action on
 John Paul II
Controversial, contradictory Pope

John Allen Jr. on
Beatification of John Paul II

Tom Smith on
Predictions for the Church- 2011

Ed Hartmann on
Bishop's pastoral-"Belong More Deeply"
Dig More Deeply

Phyllis Zagano on
Rome's checkbook strategy
 
Dr. Anthony Padovano on

David O'Reilly on
Speakers say
Catholic lay persons are key 

A Celebration of Women Religious
Edward J, Thompson

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