Tag: Clergy Sex Abuse

Law that Heals Podcast – Episode 8: Interview with David Clohessy

Episode 8: A survivor of clergy sexual abuse and prominent advocate for survivors, David Clohessy, discusses why he began advocating for other survivors, as well as talking about an organization which he is a part of and formerly led, SNAP – The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests – before telling us why “only vigilance protects the vulnerable.”

Law that Heals Podcast – Episode 7

Episode 7: We talk about a prominent judge in New York who recently revealed his sexual abuse by a doctor in hopes of inspiring others to report, as well as a bill that extends the statute of limitations within Rhode Island but is receiving negative feedback from survivors, and a recently published survey of Americans about the Catholic sexual abuse crisis within the country.

Law that Heals Podcast – Ep. 4: Interview with Jane Doe MA

Episode 4: A survivor of sexual abuse by Fr. Edmund Netter speaks out about her “duty to report,” her feelings during the reporting process, and why other survivors should “not wait as long as I did and suffer in silence.” For subtitles, please view this video on our Facebook. The Law that Heals Podcast is written…
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Law that Heals Podcast – Episode 2

The Law that Heals Podcast is a podcast discussing current events, organizations, research, and self-care tips relevant to survivors of sexual abuse.

On this episode, we take a look at some of the recent stories about the ongoing sexual abuse crisis within the Catholic Church, including the Diocese of Buffalo, NY’s compensation program.

Effect of Clergy Sexual Abuse on Self-Identity

By: Tyler Aliperto and Patrick Noaker I don’t even know who I am,” said one survivor (Participant 508) due to the effects that being sexually abused by a priest as a child had on his self identity.   This is a feeling that many of our clients and many victims of clergy sexual abuse express…
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