We are grateful that these judges are rejecting the Belleville Catholic bishop's callous legal maneuver. We applaud the victim's patience and persistence in seeking justice and exposing wrong-doing. And we deplore Bishop Braxton's selfish and fiscally irresponsible conduct in this case....His goal, we suspect, is to deter other clergy sex abuse victims into keeping silent. We hope his strategy backfires," SNAP said in a statement emailed to the media.
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