Category Archives: Clerical sexual predators

Retired priest sentenced in Cornwall to house arrest, curfew, probation

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Cornwall Standard Freeholder Friday, December 15, 2017 8:01:37 EST PM By Alan S. Hale, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder The Cornwall courthouse on Second Street West. File photo A retired Roman Catholic priest from Glengarry, Denis Vaillancourt, was given to a one-year conditional … Continue reading

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Two days before Christmas

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Father Denis Vaillancourt,  the former long-time Chancellor of the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall,  has been sentenced to 12 months house arrest, followed by 12 months probation and must donate $500 towards charity. Thankfully for the victim and his family it’s over.  Please keep them in … Continue reading

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Good therapy

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Today is day one of Father Brian Boucher’s tw0-day preliminary hearing.  There will without doubt be a publication ban on all testimony and evidence so even if there is media present we wont hear anything about the allegations themselves.  We … Continue reading

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Retired western Newfoundland Catholic priest George Smith jailed again for sex crimes

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The Western Star 09 December 2017 Gary Kean [email protected] Retired Catholic priest George Smith arrives at provincial court in Corner Brook earlier this week to be sentenced for indecently assaulting an altar boy nearly 40 years ago. – Gary Kean … Continue reading

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Sex offender priest dies same day he’s due in court on new charges

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‘Where’s the justice in that?’ says alleged victim CBC News Posted: Dec 08, 2017 11:19 PM CT Last Updated: Dec 08, 2017 11:19 PM CT Father Omer Desjardins died Dec. 4, 2017, according to an obituary. (Courtesy Oblates of Mary Immaculate) … Continue reading

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Several things of note

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There are several things of note today: (1)  Father Paul Breau Sex assault charges which had been laid against Father Paul (Archdiocese of Moncton) have been withdrawn: 07 December 2017: Priest accused of sexual assault won’t have to go through trial … Continue reading

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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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Such jocularity

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As you may already know from an earlier comment, previously convicted molester Marcel Lalonde has been acquitted. Justice Laurie Lacelle delivered her reasons for judgment this morning (Wednesday 06 Dec. ’17). The one thing I must get off my chest immediately is … Continue reading

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