Category Archives: Bishops

Priest accused of sexual assault won’t have to go through trial

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Crown withdraws charge against Paul Breau after doctors declare former U of M chaplain mentally incompetent CBC News Posted: Dec 07, 2017 2:24 PM AT     Last Updated: Dec 07, 2017 2:24 PM AT By Gabrielle Fahmy, Paul Breau was chaplain at … Continue reading

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He was defrocked in 2014

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A quick post… Father George Smith is MR. George Smith, and has been MR. George Smith since January 2014.  He was defrocked/lacized : 05 November 2017: Statement from the Diocese of Corner Brook and Labrador Re George Smith What a shame … Continue reading

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Statement from the Diocese of Corner Brook and Labrador Re George Smith

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Statement from the Diocese of Corner Brook and Labrador–December 5, 2017 Re: George Smith Today George Smith was sentenced for a crime of sexual assault involving one victim during the years 1978 to 1981 from his time of ministry as a priest in the former Diocese … Continue reading

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Pellerin: Father Guillame Pellerin

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Guillame PellerinFather Guillame Pellerin Priest, Archdiocese of Moncton, New Brunswick.  Ordained   19 January 1936.  Identified as a molester in one of 56 lawsuits filed in New Brunswick. _________________________________ Unless otherwise indicated the following information is drawn from annual copies of the … Continue reading

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A difficult few days in Newfoundland

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This is a lengthy post, broken into two:  (1)  A statement written by Michelle MacIsaac, a Newfoundlander who attended the recent Father George Smith court dates in Stephenville and Corner Brook Newfoundland, and (2) some reminders about Father George Ansel Smith. … Continue reading

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Larre: Father Lucien Larre

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THIS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION Lucien Larre Father Lucien Larre Ordained 1958 as an Oblate priest.  At some point in the ’70s or early 80s became  incardinated in the Archdiocese of Regina. Founder of Bosco home for troubled youth in … Continue reading

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‘He was a monster’: Alleged victim of priest Camille Leger explains why he’s suing church

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At least 32 civil suits before courts against Leger, and lawyer thinks they’re ‘tip of the iceberg’ CBC News 28 November 2017 Gabrielle Fahmy · CBC News  Jean-Paul Melanson, now 51, said he was six-years-old when the abuse started in … Continue reading

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“Archbishop could be malingering: NSW court” & related articles

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The Australian 6:45PM November 28, 2017 Mark Russell Australian Associated Press The trial of Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson for covering up sexual abuse has been delayed due to concerns over the 67-year-old’s health, but a NSW court has been told … Continue reading

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Canadian Catholic Church may be driven to bankruptcy by sex abuse lawsuits, says priest

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Christian Daily25 November, 2017 1:13 PM Lorraine Caballero The Catholic Church in Canada could be driven to bankruptcy because of the numerous ongoing sex abuse lawsuits against priests which could easily cost millions of dollars, according to a local archbishop. … Continue reading

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Desgrandchamps: Father Jacques Desgrandchamps osm

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THIS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION Jacques Desgrandchamps Alain Desgrandchamps Father Jacques Desgrandchamps osm Priest.  Ordained 25 August 1963.   Member of the Servites order (osm) – also known as Friars of the Servants of Mary and Servants de Marie. 2017:  Alegations that … Continue reading

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