Keep the Faith, Change the Church.

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.

VOTF Donor Establishes Fund for Women

Voice of the Faithful is pleased to announce the establishment of the Emily and Rosemary Fund for Women in the Church, a grants program initiated with a $75,000 donation from Lynette Petruska of St. Louis MO.

Grants from the fund will help women who face financial hardship after losing their jobs in the Church as a result of injustice or discrimination. Grants also may be awarded to women who are working to bring about justice and equality in the Church.

Press Release - VATICAN RULES FALL SHORT OF REAL REFORM

NATIONAL STATEMENT
Contact: Jessica Lillie Ciccone, PR Director, votfpr@votf.org, (781) 559-3360, (314) 749-5188 cell

VATICAN REVISION FALLS FAR SHORT OF REAL REFORM
July 15, 2010-Boston – Voice of the Faithful is disappointed that the Vatican’s first significant revision of church law since the sex abuse crisis began, announced today in Rome, takes only the minimum necessary steps toward addressing the crisis.

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