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Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests - Tennessee




Press Release 06/08/06

Revelations in Father Richard Mickey case cause for concern

Review Board declared his actions acceptable

Bishop declared Mickey teacher of “Catholic morality” in diocese

Outrageous behavior – reckless reinstatement very troubling to Survivors

Youth at risk – 474 days and counting

Is this acceptable to the citizens of Memphis/Jackson?

Is this acceptable to the Catholics people of the diocese of Memphis?

What: Sidewalk Press conferences: For the convenience of the press, one press conference will be held in Memphis and one press conference will be held in Jackson. See information below.

Who: Survivors of clergy sexual abuse and members of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abuse by Priests)

When: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 8, 2006 in Memphis (see place below) 

1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 8, 2006, in Jackson. (see place below)

Where: The Catholic Center, 5825 Shelby Oaks Drive, Memphis, TN 38134-7316 Click here for map

St. Mary?s Catholic Church, 1665 US 45 Bypass, Jackson, TN, 38301 Click here for map

Why: SNAP leaders will hold sidewalk press conferences and reveal information concerning Father Richard Mickey?s sex abuse case now in civil court. Information is in the public domain. Information relates to civil case in progress.

All corroborating documents are available at the Circuit Court Clerk Office: See following information.

Circuit Court Clerk's Office

140 Adams Avenue

Room 324

Memphis, Tennessee 38103

(901) 545-4006

Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For a map, click here.

Information is also available at and will be updated by 6:00 a.m. CDT, 06/08/06.

For information about the press conference (phone preferred for quick response)

Contact: Ann Brentwood, Southeastern Coordinator of SNAP 865-607-6119 email

Mike Coode, SNAP Chapter Coordinator, 615-364-2334 email:

Other national SNAP contacts:

David Clohessy of St. Louis SNAP National Director 314 566 9790 cell, 314 645 5915
Barbara Dorris of St. Louis, SNAP Outreach Director 314 862 7688