Category Archives: Vatican

“Report Uncovers Nearly 100 Sex Abuse Lawsuits Against Catholic Leaders In Guam” & related articles

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An investigation by the USA Today Network details 40 years of alleged assaults. HuffPost 08 August 2017    17:53 EDT Antonia Blumberg Reporter, HuffPost The latest sex abuse scandal to rock the Catholic Church shines a spotlight on the small, predominantly … Continue reading

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Three updates

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First, three updates (1)  Father Omer Desjardins (Oblate priest. Previously convicted) 02 October 2017: 1 pm,  “to set date,” court room # 302, Winnipeg Provincial courthouse (Main Floor, 408 York Ave.) I’m not sure what the date is which is to … Continue reading

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Secrecy and security envelop George Pell’s magistrates court show

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The appearance of the cardinal in a Melbourne court on sexual abuse charges attracted the biggest crowd anyone can remember, but it was still wrapped in mystery, writes David Marr The Guardian Wednesday 26 July 2017 07.36 BST Last modified on … Continue reading

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Cardinal George Pell faces court over historical sex offences

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The Herald Sun (Australia) July 26, 2017 3:51am Shannon Deery and Cassie Zervos, Andrea Hamblin, Herald Sun CARDINAL George Pell has pledged to fight every charge in a sex crimes case that could run into 2019. Amid scenes of chaos, … Continue reading

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Cardinal George Pell’s legal bills won’t be paid by Sydney Archdiocese, Archbishop says

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ABC News   Australia Updated 29 Jun 2017, 8:53pm By Clare Blumer, staff The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney says it will not pay its former archbishop Cardinal George Pell’s legal costs as he returns to Australia to face charges relating to … Continue reading

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“Vatican police ‘break up drug-fuelled gay orgy at home of secretary of one of Pope Francis’s key advisers'” & related article

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Raid at flat belonging to the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Occupant of flat was allegedly secretary to Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio Coccopalmerio heads Pontifical Council for Legislative texts and is a key adviser to the Pope By Julian Robinson … Continue reading

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“Cardinal Pell back in Australia to face abuse charges” & related article

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 News 24 2017-07-10 11:58 Australian cardinal George Pell. (Riccardo De Luca, AP) Sydney – Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell arrived back in Australia on Monday ahead of a court appearance later this month over historical sex abuse charges.The 76-year-old, … Continue reading

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“Senior Vatican official Cardinal George Pell facing multiple sex assault charges in Australia” & related articles & VIDEO

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The Telegraph   UK 29 June 2017 • 4:59am Jonathan Pearlman, Sydney Cardinal George Pell has been charged with multiple child sex offences in Australia Credit: Reuters Cardinal George Pell, one of the most powerful figures in the Vatican and Australia’s most senior Catholic, … Continue reading

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“George Pell says ‘I’m hanging in there’ as he waits to find out if he will be prosecuted over historic child sex charges” & related article

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 Melbourne Herald Sun June 1, 2017 5:46pm Staff writers, News Corp Australia Network Victoria Police considering charges against Cardinal George Pell National CARDINAL George Pell has said he is “hanging in there” as he waits to find out if he … Continue reading

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“Abuse victims are ‘spiteful’ boys who were rejected by priests, claims Vatican envoy” & related article

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Christian Today 24 May 2017 | 2:01 PM Ruth Gledhill Editor The Vatican’s Father Dante Simon.YouTube Some children who have accused priests of child sex abuse are no more than ‘spiteful’ boys who fell in love with priests and were … Continue reading

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