Group reaches out to help abuse victims of Erie Episcopal bishop

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Meeting others who were sexually abused by clergy can help victims heal, says a leader of a support group for survivors.

"We hope they will try and talk with others and find they are not alone. They didn't do anything wrong," said Barbara Dorris, outreach director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests.

She didn't know whether victims of a local Episcopal bishop had contacted S.N.A.P., but said they would be just as welcome by the Chicago-based nonprofit as the more highly publicized victims of Roman Catholic priests.

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalEpiscopal Church (TEC)TEC Bishops* Christian Life / Church LifeParish MinistryMinistry of the Ordained

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