Category Archives: Circling the wagons

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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“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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And that’s it!

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First, the courtdate for previously convicted molester Father George Smith in Stephenville today has been rescheduled for Monday, 27 November, in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Please keep Paul in your prayers.  No matter the reason, it’s  always hard when things are … Continue reading

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N.B. Catholic Church says there may be no money left to compensate sex abuse victims

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CBS Radio The Current  Anna Maria Tremonti Monday November 20, 2017 The diocese centre in Dieppe, NB., was sold a few years ago to find money to pay sexual abuse victims. (CBC) Almost every month for the past year, lawsuits have … Continue reading

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Catholic Church might be too broke to compensate sex abuse victims

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56 lawsuits against Catholic priests currently in front of New Brunswick courts could cost millions CBC News Posted: Nov 16, 2017 6:00 AM AT Last Updated: Nov 16, 2017 11:31 AM AT By Gabrielle Fahmy, Gabrielle Fahmy is a reporter based … Continue reading

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56 lawsuits against Catholic Church that allege sexual abuse are before N.B. courts

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Every month, new legal action is taken against the church in Moncton, Bathurst and Edmundston CBC News Posted: Nov 15, 2017 6:00 AM AT        Last Updated: Nov 15, 2017 9:54 AM AT By Gabrielle Fahmy, There are at least 32 sexual … Continue reading

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“Priest Denies Abuse Allegations” & related article

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Cornwall News AM 1220 August 29, 2007 — A Cornwall priest, accused of historic sex abuse, has retired from active ministry while denying the allegations. The Alexandria – Cornwall Diocese, in a statement released to the media, says the accusations … Continue reading

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Sask. police are examining abuse allegations

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Cornwall Standard Freeholder Thursday, August 30, 2007 – 08:00 Elisabeth Johns Local News – Prince Albert, Sask., police are now looking into allegations a Cornwall priest sexually abused a boy decades ago while he resided in that region. “This is … Continue reading

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Standing behind ‘Father Gates’

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Cornwall Standard Freeholder Saturday, September 01, 2007 – 08:00   Elisabeth Johns Local News – A number of Blessed Sacrament parishioners are standing by a priest in the wake of sexual abuse allegations against him. Rev. Gaetan Deschamps has retired … Continue reading

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