Category Archives: Trials

Committed to stand trial

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Oh my, everything tied into the Cornwall sex abuse scandal and cover-up is so terribly terribly convoluted 🙁   In consequence, much of today was spent alternately sifting through files, looking for files and reading transcript – time now to call … Continue reading

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Convicted Moncton priest could face trial on new sex charge next year

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Yvon Arsenault is already in prison for molesting 9 boys in the 1970s CBC News Posted: Oct 19, 2017 12:18 PM AT      Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017 12:18 PM AT Yvon Arsenault, in a picture from February 2017, before he … 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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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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The wolf in priest’s clothing: Part 3 of 3

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No room left for hate St. Catharine’s Standard Saturday, September 9, 2017 11:45:58 EDT PM By Grant LaFleche, The Standard [The wolf in priest’s clothing: Part 1 of 3 (05 September 2017) The wolf in sheep’s clothing:  Part 2 of … Continue reading

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More “good” news…

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More “good” news from yesterday…. Previously convicted serial molester Father George Ansel Smith entered a “guilty” plea.  A sentencing hearing is scheduled for 22 November 2017. Father Smith -yes, still, to my knowledge and sad to say, very much a … Continue reading

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The wolf in priest’s clothing

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Grecco sentencing delayed St. Catharine’s Standard Thursday, September 7, 2017 8:37:57 EDT PM   By Grant LaFleche, The Standard Former priest Donald Grecco, right, arrives at the St. Catharines Court House for his sentencing on Thursday, with a friend. In … Continue reading

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The wolf in priest’s clothing: Part 2 of 3

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The stench of rape in God’s house St. Catharine’s Standard Wednesday, September 6, 2017 10:27:38 EDT PM By Grant LaFleche, The Standard (Click here to read Part 1 of this three-part series. ) A smashed statue of an angel photographed … Continue reading

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Winnipeg priest faces new sexual assault charges

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CBC Investigates 3 men come forward with new charges against Ronald Léger, now accused of sexually assaulting 7 men CBC News Posted: Sep 07, 2017 5:00 AM CT   Last Updated: Sep 07, 2017 5:00 AM CT By Katie Nicholson, Vera-Lynn Kubinec, … Continue reading

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Please read carefully

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The judge’s decision to stay the charges against Father Gary Hoskins have been posted: 16 February 2017:  R v Hoskins (Stay of proceedings granted by Justice David F. Hurley) Please please read carefully so that you can understand how important … Continue reading

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