Rev. John Shuster
Spiritual Counseling to Survivors of Clergy Sex Abuse and Their Families
National Board Member Emeritus of
The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP)
Coordinator Emeritus of the Seattle Chapter of SNAP
If you have been sexually assaulted by
clergy, religious, or a church employee,
it is never too late to find healing and reclaim control of your life.
Begin here: SNAP - Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests
Your abuser(s) could be listed on this database: Bishop-Accountability.org
I want the couples I serve to enjoy a perfect wedding that exceeds their expectations. I begin with a positive attitude towards love and marriage.
Together, we plan a ceremony that celebrates the special love they share.
39 Popes Were Married!
Information from this essay was used in Deborah Norville's July 7th, 2004 MSNBC special "Celibacy",
and HBO's "America Undercover: Celibacy" by Anthony Thomas which aired on June 28, 2004.
Politics in the Priesthood
I wrote this essay to Voice of the Faithful in the Fall of 2007.
Is Homosexuality in the Roman Catholic Priesthood connected to
clergy sexual abuse?
I gave this call-for-research presentation at the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion in Louisville, KY on October 17, 2008.
Kristin Lombardi on the
With an introduction by Rev. Thomas Doyle, O.P.