Names left off list of priests accused of sexual abuse, Mississippi chapter of SNAP says

Reposted from https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2019/03/22/catholic-priests-accused-sex-abuse-mississippi-snap-names-left-off-list/3232350002/

Tuesday, the Catholic Diocese of Jackson released the names of 37 clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse. All 37 served in Mississippi. 

Mark Belenchia, coordinator of the Mississippi chapter of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, commonly referred to as SNAP, said Thursday he believes four names were left off the list of priests accused of sexual abuse. 

“It took two people two days in a garage office to research this information,” Belenchia said. “Why were their names not included on the church’s list when, in fact, we have been waiting for months for this list?”

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