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Empowering Women To Find Their Story And Voice In Scripture

April 20, 2010
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Kathleen MacInnis Kichline

Empowering Women To Find Their Story And Voice In Scripture

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Kathleen MacInnis Kichline will present a program, Empowering Women to Find Their Story and Voice in Scripture, on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 10:00 AM at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 100 Harter Road, Morristown, NJ.

Ireland Update: New Priest Association

As the news from Ireland and other countries continues to sound so bleak – more revelations of long-time abuse, more exposure of bishops who hid news about abusers – one bright spot emerged on Sept. 15 in Ireland. There, in a meeting that expected to gather perhaps 50-75 priests to form an association, some 300 priests responded to the call to organize the Association of Irish Priests which aims to provide a voice for the clergy there. 

Talk Show Interviews of Survivors Now Available

Early this summer, we posted news about the cable TV show "Coming Out of the Shadows of Sexual Abuse." In the program, Bill Casey, a leader of the Child Protection/Survivor Support Team for Voices in Action and a VOTF trustee, interviewed three survivors of sexual abuse for Laurel Cable TV Network. The show is available for airing on other television stations, and you may obtain DVDs from the show for use at affiliate meetings or other venues (to request one, see the cable station's web site at

Statement of Support

Statement by Barbara Blaine, President of SNAP
(Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests)

"We applaud Lynette Petruska for her courageous work to expose wrong-doing by Catholic officials and her generous work to encourage whistleblowing by church members and staff through this fund.