Tag: Priest 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 – Episode 6

Episode 6: We discuss a meeting with all of the Catholic Bishops in the United States that is focused on the sexual abuse crisis within the church, as well as some accusations against the head of that conference, while also talking about the $10 million plus that the church has spent lobbying against laws that would benefit survivors of clergy sexual abuse.

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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