Navigation Links
Clergy Abuse Victims Want UN to Investigate Vatican
Date:4/13/2008

Pope violates international charter on children, they say

At least twice, Holy See has failed to submit required reports Pontiff's one report ignored church's own clergy sex crimes & cover ups,

SNAP says Thousands of predator clergy pose current threat to children worldwide,

group believes

NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ --

What

At a news conference, clergy sex abuse victims will call on the United Nations to launch a investigation into the role of Pope Benedict and Vatican officials in the widespread cover-up of sex crimes against children. Victims also want the U.N. to take action for the Pope's refusal to submit required reports as a signatory of the U.N. Charter on the Protection of the Rights of Children.

When

Monday, April 14, 1:30

Where

In New York City, Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, One United Nations Plaza, 44th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenue) (The Governor's Room, 2nd floor)

Who

Several clergy sex abuse victims and their supporters, including a Chicago woman who heads a self-help support group called SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAPnetwork.org).

WHY

On Friday, April 18, Pope Benedict XVI is scheduled to speak before the United Nations yet the Vatican continues to violate a major UN Charter on the Protection of the Rights of Children, of which the Vatican is a signatory.

The widespread sexual abuse of children and the cover up of child sex crimes by church officials poses a major global human rights threat to children. In the U.S. alone, nearly 6,000 sex offender clergy have been acknowledged by church officials to have sexually assaulted children. If this number holds worldwide, there are likely 20,000 sex offender clerics around the globe.

In a letter being sent to UN officials today, leaders of SNAP are calling on the United Nations to laun
'/>"/>

SOURCE Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests; SNAP
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Cleveland Addiction Agency and National Association Partner to Help Clergy Counsel the Children of Alcoholics
2. Disability payments may spur drug abuse
3. Leading Child Abuse Center Releases Back to School Tips to Protect Children From Internet Predators
4. Inhalant Abuse Prevention Program to Be Launched in Maryland Schools
5. Research examines connection between substance abuse and violence
6. Steroids Are Abused for Skin, Not Just Muscles
7. L.A. Author, TV Personality and Substance Abuse Specialist Discusses Struggle to Break Bad-girl Syndrome Oct. 26-28 in Baltimore
8. Dealing with stress as a treatment for alcohol abuse
9. Culture can Affect Access to Alcohol, Drug Abuse Treatment for Rural Youth
10. King Pharmaceuticals and Acura Pharmaceuticals Enter Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Immediate Release Pain Medicines Utilizing Acuras Aversion(R) (Abuse-Deterrent) Technology
11. CHPA Commends Senator Biden on Legislation Aimed at Curbing Medicine-Abuse Trend
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/21/2014)... California (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 Serious ... search for Vintage 1967 Jm Morrison and the Doors International ... posters. This would also be the only time that ... concert was on Nov. 25, 1967. According to Hawley, ... D.C. They did play the Alexandria Roller Rink earlier ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... 2014 Theme and plugin ... intro plugin for Final Cut Pro X entitled ProMotion. ... and more with absolute ease.” Said Christiana Austin, CEO ... tools needed to easily animate their media inside FCPX.” ... X users to animate pictures, videos, logos, and more ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... 2014 Concept Plus, LLC. a SDB ... in Fairfax, VA., today announced it has been recognized ... list, which ranks the fastest growing government contracting small businesses ... 2013. , This is the first year that Concept Plus, ... 20 with a 95.92% compound annual growth rate. “For Concept ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... Weddingshe.com has recently announced its new collection of sweet ... occasion dresses for the coming new year. , ... for global women. Now, all the models on its ... off. Among the new items, the model of 10986064 ... very popular. What’s more, Weddingshe.com also provides a fast ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 The print ... Post, with a distribution of approximately 160,000 copies and ... distributed nationally through a vast social media strategy and ... outlets. To explore the digital version of the campaign, ... exclusive interview with the ladies of CTV’s The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Announcing a new plugin for Final Cut Pro X ProMotion from Pixel Film Studios. 2Health News:Concept Plus, LLC. Named One of Washington Technology’s Fast 50 2Health News:Tons of New-in Winter Sweet 16 Dresses from Weddingshe Online Now 2Health News:The ladies of The Social urge Canadian women to put themselves first over the holiday season and into the new year in Mediaplanet’s “Women’s Health” campaign 2
... Eularis, will be delivering a MasterClass on how to tell if you are making ... WHAT: MasterClass on the latest techniques, strategies and analysis, ... measure financial impact of sales, ... WHERE: 1 Northumberland Avenue, Trafalgar Square. London, , ...
... economic conditions and the unknown effect of healthcare ... Milliman, Inc., one of the premier global ... total medical spending for its "typical American family ... While cost trends are decelerating for the third-straight ...
... Calif., May 18 Fate Therapeutics, Inc. ... the Company,s executive team with the addition of Pratik ... With more than a decade of clinical development ... trials of Stem Cell Modulators (SCMs), small molecules and ...
... show promise for better protection against flu , , MONDAY, ... virus-like particles (VLPs) could provide stronger and longer-lasting protection ... Even better, VLP vaccines, which can be grown in ... twice as quickly as conventional vaccines, according to research ...
... about vaginal dryness and pain and are reluctant to ... international survey presented today at the European Congress on ... over a third (39 percent) of post-menopausal women experience ... women who have recently experienced vaginal dryness and pain ...
... in Clinical Trials and Population Health MonitoringLINCOLN, R.I., May 18 ... well-being as a good night,s sleep. Yet millions of us ... -- suffer from chronic sleep problems or disorders. Every year, ... or insufficient sleep and disease. Now there is a simple, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MEDIA ALERT - Eularis to Hold Pharmaceutical Marketing ROI MasterClass in London 2Health News:Milliman Indicates 2009 Medical Cost for 'American family of four' Exceeds $16,700 Based on 7.4% Cost Increase 2Health News:Fate Therapeutics Adds Pratik Multani, M.D., M.S., as Vice President Clinical Development to Advance Upcoming Clinical Programs of Stem Cell Modulators 2Health News:Fate Therapeutics Adds Pratik Multani, M.D., M.S., as Vice President Clinical Development to Advance Upcoming Clinical Programs of Stem Cell Modulators 3Health News:Fate Therapeutics Adds Pratik Multani, M.D., M.S., as Vice President Clinical Development to Advance Upcoming Clinical Programs of Stem Cell Modulators 4Health News:New Methods Could Speed Production of Flu Vaccines 2Health News:7 out of 10 women too embarrassed to discuss vaginal dryness and pain with their physician 2Health News:QualityMetric Offers Way to Measure the Impact of Sleep Problems on Individuals and Groups 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014   Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: ... and infusion technologies, today announced that the company will ... on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in San Francisco.  ... at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time on Wednesday, Jan. 14, ... through a live audiocast accessible via the Investor Relations ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. , Dec. 19, ... SRNE ;  Sorrento), an oncology company developing new ... Inc., a privately-held immuno-oncology company developing proprietary Neukoplast ... based therapy, announced today that the companies have ... next generation CAR-TNK™ (pronounced as "Car-Tank") immunotherapies for ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014  Sage Analytics ( ... of equipment for the testing of marijuana potency ... the new Luminary™ Profiler, the industry,s first product ... in a cost-effective, portable unit. Designed ... needs of the cannabis industry, the Luminary™ Profiler ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 2Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 3Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 4Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 5Sage Analytics Develops Breakthrough System for Potency Testing of Cannabis Products 2
... Pa., June 25, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,Genaera Corporation ... of trodusquemine (MSI-1436) for the treatment of ... (ADA) 67th,Scientific Sessions, June 22-25 in Chicago, ... lead author of Abstract #1801-P,presented, "Trodusquemine is ...
... blood sugar reductions seen across range of,patient populations, ... high risk of developing diabetes , * Galvus ... efficacy in combination with commonly used diabetes,medicines , ... studies showing,incidence of side effects similar to placebo ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Genaera Presents Preclinical Data on Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) for,the Treatment of Obesity at the American Diabetes Association 67th,Scientific Session 2Genaera Presents Preclinical Data on Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) for,the Treatment of Obesity at the American Diabetes Association 67th,Scientific Session 3Genaera Presents Preclinical Data on Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) for,the Treatment of Obesity at the American Diabetes Association 67th,Scientific Session 4New Data from Multiple Studies Show Galvus Delivers Consistent and,Robust Blood Sugar Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes 2New Data from Multiple Studies Show Galvus Delivers Consistent and,Robust Blood Sugar Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes 3New Data from Multiple Studies Show Galvus Delivers Consistent and,Robust Blood Sugar Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes 4New Data from Multiple Studies Show Galvus Delivers Consistent and,Robust Blood Sugar Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes 5New Data from Multiple Studies Show Galvus Delivers Consistent and,Robust Blood Sugar Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes 6
... premium high water content ... permeability. Standard one fit ... the following therapeutic conditions: ... bullous keratopathy, recurrent ulcers, ...
Guthrie fixation hook, sharp double prongs....
... lenses will feel good when you first put ... 12 hours later? Many lenses start to feel ... look blurry. But with Proclear lenses, youll enjoy ... This exceptional level of comfort is made possible ...
Designed to allow very easy handling....
Medicine Products: