Category Archives: Circling the wagons

Disgraced priest Yvon Arsenault will plead not guilty to new sex charge

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Arsenault is already in prison for molesting 9 young boys when he was priest in the 1970s CBC News Posted: Aug 03, 2017 12:24 PM ATLast Updated: Aug 03, 2017 2:52 PM AT By Gabrielle Fahmy,  Yvon Arsenault, in a picture … Continue reading

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“No VIP treatment for priest arrested with minor in Marikina” & related article

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INQUIRER.net (Philippines) 07:08 AM July 30, 2017 Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos (covered in black jacket) is escorted out of the Marikina City Prosecutor’s Office after he was charged with violation of Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act on Saturday, July 29, 2017. PHILIPPINE … Continue reading

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Betrayed!

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Previously convicted Oblate molester Father Omer Desjardins had a courtdate scheduled in Winnipeg this afternoon: 24 July 2017: 1 pm,  “to be spoken to,” court room # 302, Winnipeg Provincial courthouse (Main Floor, 408 York Ave.) I see no coverage … Continue reading

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“Why is he saying he’s not guilty?”

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The following is a recap of most of the testimony at the Father Denis Vaillancourt sex assault trial which ran 13-15 June 2017, with closing arguments scheduled at 2pm, 13 July 2017. There is a publication ban on the name … Continue reading

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“10 things about Fr Maskell, Irish-American priest at centre of Netflix murder documentary The Keepers” & related articles

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Irish priest accused of sexual abuse in controversial Netflix documentary The Keepers under investigation in Ireland The Irish Post June 7, 2017   By  Gerard Donaghy Fr Joseph Maskell was at the centre of abuse allegations in the early 1990s (Image: … Continue reading

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Allentown Diocese Catholic priest pleads guilty to child pornography charges, but says has no memory of images

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The Morning Call 08 June 2017 Laurie Mason Schroeder   Contact Reporter Of The Morning Call John S. Mraz, a former Roman Catholic priest at St. Ann Catholic Church in Emmaus forced to step down after child pornography was discovered on his … Continue reading

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Crown to appeal stay of sexual assault charges against N.L. priest

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Unreasonable delays for a ‘relatively straightforward case,’ judge in Corner Brook writes CBC News Posted: May 25, 2017 12:10 PM NTLast Updated: May 25, 2017 12:10 PM NT By Stephanie Tobin A judge has granted a stay of proceedings in the … Continue reading

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“Kentucky Catholic priest reaches plea deal on sex abuse” & related articles

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ABC NewsL OUISVILLE, Ky. — May 18, 2017, 1:46 PM ET By dylan lovan, associated press A Catholic priest has reached a plea agreement on sexual abuse charges that occurred at a summer camp that he ran for decades in … Continue reading

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“Catholic Archbishop Philip Wilson seeks to have charge of hiding child sex abuse thrown out” & related article

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ABC News  Australia 18 May 2017 By court reporter Karl Hoerr Photo: Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson has lost two previous appeals to stop the case. (AAP: David Mariuz) Lawyers for Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson, accused of … Continue reading

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Pope has 2000 clerical sex abuse cases to handle

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NAN   (News Agency of Nigeria  – press release) 13 May 2017 Pope Francis has 2000 sex cases to treat Pope Francis acknowledged Saturday that the Vatican has a 2,000-case backlog in processing clerical sex abuse cases and says criticism of … Continue reading

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