Category Archives: Circling the wagons

“Vatican: Canada did not seek extradition for diplomat with porn charges ” & related article

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The Catholic Register By  Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service October 13, 2017 Msgr. Carlo Capella, the Vatican diplomat recalled from service at the Vatican nunciature in Washington after U.S. investigators suspected him of involvement in child pornography, is pictured at … Continue reading

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Father Marcial Maciel Degollado (Marcial Maciel)

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Founder of the Legionaries of Christ In 1995 then Bishop of Alexandria-Cornwall Eugene Larocque invited the Legionaires of Christ to establish their French-speaking novitiate in the diocese.  Priests from the order assisted with religious education programs in Catholic schools. Two … Continue reading

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Vatican vows to seek truth about diplomat in child pornography case

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Today Online Published: 6:55 AM, October 4, 2017 Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin talks during the World Congress “Child Dignity in the Digital World” at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. Photo: Reuters ROME – The Vatican, at … Continue reading

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Church calls for forgiveness

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Man who embezzled more than $350,000 says he was exploited by former parish priest Winnipeg Free Press Posted: 08/30/2017 3:00 AM | Last Modified: 08/31/2017 9:51 PM | By: Katie May A local archdiocese is advocating forgiveness for a former church administrator who … Continue reading

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No more excuses

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Earlier today I posted the following: 21 September 2017  “Pope candidly admits Church ‘arrived late’ in confronting abuse” & related article I said I would comment.  The article and what I have read elsewhere on the Holy Father’s comments annoyed … Continue reading

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“Pope candidly admits Church ‘arrived late’ in confronting abuse” & related article

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Reuters September 21, 2017 / 10:36 AM / Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis, in some of his most candid and personal comments on the sexual abuse of children by priests, said on Thursday that the Catholic Church … Continue reading

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“Holy See recalls priest from Nunciature in Washington” & related articles

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Vatican Radio 15 September 2017 (Vatican Radio) The Press Office of the Holy See has released the following statement concerning the possibility that a member of the Holy See’s diplomatic mission to Washington may have violated laws relating to child … Continue reading

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Retired Alexandria-Cornwall priest found guilty of sexual assault

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Cornwall Standard-Freeholder Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:23:11 EDT PM By Alan S. Hale, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder A prominent Roman Catholic priest from Glengarry was convicted Monday of fondling a young man in 2015. Denis Vaillancourt was found guilty of one charge … Continue reading

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Statement from the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall Re Fr. Denis Vaillancourt

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September 11, 2017 Statement from the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall Re Fr. Denis Vaillancourt   September 11, 2017 Today, Denis Vallaincourt, a retired priest of the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall, was found guilty of one count of sexual assault pursuant to section … Continue reading

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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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