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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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“Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former archbishop, alleged to have sexually abused minor” & related articles

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USA TodayBridgewater Courier News Published 11:53 a.m. ET June 20, 2018 | Updated 5:31 p.m. ET June 20, 2018 USA Today Network Paul C. Grzella,  Mitchell Garabedian, a Boston, Mass. attorney who has represented over 3,000 victims of clergy abuse, … 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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Despite warnings, past Buffalo bishops returned abusive clergy to parishes

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The Buffalo News Published   May 27, 2018 | Updated May 27, 2018 By Jay Tokasz When a mother complained that the Rev. Norbert F. Orsolits propositioned her teenage son in a bar, the Diocese of Buffalo quietly sent him away … Continue reading

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Basilian insult to victim and jury

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The Basilians aren’t about to turn the other cheek.  The order is refusing to accept the judgment of a jury whereby it awarded Mr. Rod MacLean, a victim of clerical sexual abuse,  $500,000 punitive damages and damages for economic loss: … Continue reading

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Where is this going?

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Look at this: 23 May 2018:  “Pope Francis Will Receive 5 Priests Who Were Victims of Abuse in Chile” & related article More Chilean ‘victims’ invited  to meet Pope Francis. Some, it seems, are victims of clerical sexual abuse, while … Continue reading

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“Pope Francis Will Receive 5 Priests Who Were Victims of Abuse in Chile” & related article

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To ‘listen to their valuable opinion to improve the existing preventive measures and the fight against abuses in the Church’ ZENIT May 23, 2018 12:18 ZENIT Staff From June 1-3, 2018, the Holy Father will receive a second group of … Continue reading

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Pope Francis sends letter to the Chilean Bishops

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Vatican News 17 May 2018 At the conclusion of three days of “fraternal” meetings, Pope Francis hands the following letter to the 34 Chilean bishops with whom he had closely examined the clerical sex abuse scandal that has tarnished the … Continue reading

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“Chilean Bishop Suspends 12 Priests, Apologizes for Not Acting Sooner” & related articles

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Bishop Goić’s apology came after a program detailing misconduct accusations aired and after the bishop returned from the Chilean bishops’ meeting with Pope Francis. National Catholic Register 22 May 2018 Elise Harris/CNA/EWTN News Bishop Alejandro Goić Karmelić (Warko2006 CC 3.0) … Continue reading

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