Category Archives: Circling the wagons

“Court document lists $15 million in quiet sex-abuse settlements by London diocese” & related article

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Toronto StarThu., June 28, 2018 By Sandro ContentaFeature WriterMary OrmsbyFeature Writer A decade-long court battle between the Roman Catholic Diocese of London and its insurance company has disclosed $15 million in largely secret settlements to people who sued priests for … Continue reading

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“Pa. Supreme Court blocks release of priest sex abuse report” & related article

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The Morning Call   (Allentown, PA) 20 June 2018 The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked the expected release of a massive report examining sexual abuse and misconduct by priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, including Allentown. The state’s high court issued … Continue reading

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Former Vatican diplomat wanted in Windsor for child pornography gets five years

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Windsor police issued a Canada-wide warrant for Capella last September on charges of accessing child pornography, possessing child pornography and distributing child pornography. The Windsor Star 24 June 2018 Craig Pearson & The Associated Press Updated: June 24, 2018 Former Holy … Continue reading

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“Vatican court jails ex-diplomat Italian priest Carlo Alberto Capella for child porn” & related articles

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USA TodayPublished 1:50 p.m. ET June 23, 2018 Deutsche Welle (Photo: Vatican handout, EPA-EFE) A Vatican court sentenced Carlo Alberto Capella to five years in prison for the possession and distribution of child pornography on Saturday. The 51-year-old priest admitted to … Continue reading

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“Pope sends abuse investigators back to Chile, ‘ashamed’ church didn’t listen” & related articles

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CW 39 Houston Posted 7:14 AM, June 1, 2018, by CNN Wire (CNN) — Pope Francis is sending investigators back to Chile to look into historical child abuse and accusations a bishop covered up crimes against minors, the Vatican said … Continue reading

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Clergy abuse victims settle with Twin Cities archdiocese for $210M

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Clergy abuse settlement is the largest of its kind in the U.S. The Star Trubune May 31, 2018 — 10:10pm By Jean Hopfensperger and Rochelle Olson Star Tribune The wrenching bankruptcy that forced a reckoning on the Archdiocese of St. … Continue reading

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Latest Media Statement from the Basilian Fathers

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Congregation of St. Basil website May 22, 2018 – As an update to our April 27, 2018 statement, the Basilian Fathers will be pursuing an appeal of the judgment rendered April 26 in favour of Mr. Rod MacLeod in relation … Continue reading

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Saga of dead pedophile priest, principal continues

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SaultStar.com Friday, May 25, 2018 9:07:00 EDT AM  Postmedia Network The legal saga of a now dead, predatory pedophile priest who victimized a young Sudbury student more than 50 years ago is not quite over. In a release posted to … Continue reading

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The archbishop, the paedophile priest, the compassionate church employee and the damage done

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The Newcastle Herald 26 May 2018 Joanne McCarthy Rejected: Newcastle woman Anthea Halpin whose failed attempts to meet with Archbishop Philip Wilson in 2008 have changed history. Picture: Simone De Peak. IT’S one of the most spectacular own goals in … Continue reading

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“Priests appeal $2.5M award in sex abuse case” & related statement from the Basilians

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Father William Hodgson Marshall was former principal at St. Mary’s College Soo Today 25 May 2018 by: Darren MacDonald Father William Hodgson Marshall Less than a month after a Toronto judge awarded a Sudbury man $2.5 million for compensation for … Continue reading

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