2 groups release names of 8 priests who allegedly committed crimes against minors

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SPRINGFIELD - Members of Call to Action Central Illinois and the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests have released the names of eight priests who were believed to be transferred to the Springfield Catholic diocese and have allegedly committed predatory crimes against minors.

Members of both groups revealed the names of the alleged individuals during a press conference in Springfield Wednesday afternoon.  SNAP Director David Clohessy and Call to Action Central Illinois spokesperson John Freml were in attendance.

The individuals who were named at the conference allegedly committed various crimes involving minors before being transferred to the Springfield Catholic diocese.

The press release from the event (information provided by SNAP officials) can be found at this link:  http://www.inclusiveholyfamily.org/blog/predator-priests-in-the-springfield-illinois-catholic-diocese.

A statement regarding the release of the alleged individuals' names from Call to Action spokesperson John Freml can be found here:  http://www.inclusiveholyfamily.org/blog/john-fremls-statement-at-the-snap-news-conference-on-march-4-2015.
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