Survivors respond to recent Archdiocesan comments to KTVU

SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL]

November 8, 2023

For Immediate Release, November 8, 2023

Survivors and advocates have written to Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, responding to recent Archdiocesan comments about the bankruptcy letter we sent to the Archbishop last week. SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, has supplied additional supporting documentation for our November 1, 2023, letter to the Archbishop.

A copy of the letter sent earlier today by email can be found here.

CONTACT: Dan McNevin, SNAP Board of Directors Treasurer (, 415-341-6417), Melanie Sakoda, SNAP Survivor Support Director (, 925-708-6175),   Joey Piscitelli, SNAP Northern California (, 925-262-3699), Mike McDonnell, SNAP Interim Executive Director (, 267-261-0578), Shaun Dougherty, SNAP Board of Directors President (, 814- 341-8386)

(SNAP, the Survivors Network, has been providing support for victims of sexual abuse in institutional settings for 35 years. We have more than 25,000 survivors and supporters in our network. Our website is