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Court Documents related to clerical sex abuse allegations

CANADA

Aldea: Father Pedro Aldea

28 October 2005:  Between Her Majesty the Queen Pedro Surtida Aldea: Oral Sentencing

Allen: Father Richard Allen

2004:  Reasons for judgment as to Costs

14 July 2004: P.D. v Allen Reasons for Judgement

30 August 2004: PD v Richard Allen

Antle:  Father Aloysius Antle

04 October 1991:  R. v. Aloysius Antle

Barry:  Brother Gerard Kevin Barry

25 January 2001:  Gerard Kevin Barry v Her Majesty the Queen (Reasons for Judgment  – Newfoundland Court of Appeal – appeal of conviction and sentence denied)

Bastien:  Father Linus Bastien

19 February 2016:  R. v Bastien, 2016 ONSC 1166 (CanLII) (Ruling on Application to Quash Committals)

Bathurst Diocese (New Brunswick)

Diocese of Bathurst loses bid to recoup $3.3 million from former insurer AVIVA

07 October 2016:  PART ONE:  L’Eveque Catholique Romain de Bathurst and Aviva Insurance Company of Canada (contains info re numbers of identified clerical molesters and victims, and info re Father Levi Noel recycling and cover-up

PART TWO:  L’Eveque Catholique de Bathurst and Aviva Insurance Company of Canada (contains info re numbers of identified clerical molesters and victims, and info re Father Levi Noel recycling and cover-up

PART THREE: L’Eveque Catholique de Bathurst and Aviva Insurance Company of Canada (contians info re numbers of identified clerical molesters and victims, and info re Father Levi Noel recycling and cover-up

Bennett:  Father Kevin Bennett

25 March 2004:  John Doe v. Bennett (Supreme Court of Canada)

28 May 1990:    R. v. Bennett Between Her Majesty the Queen, and Kevin Joseph Bennett

Bromley: Father Robert Bromley

09 April 2013: Rich vs Bromley Estate 2013, Reasons for Judgment (Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal)

Burke: Joseph Burke

21 March 1996: R v Burke 1996 (Supreme Court of Canada)

1994:   R v Burke 1994 (Supreme Court of Newfoundland – Court of Appeal)

Burton:  Brother David Burton

30 June 2000: R v Burton (Supreme Court of Newfoundland)

Cooper:  Father Ian Cooper

24 January 1994:  R. v. Ian Cooper

Crampton:  Father Dale Crampton

1987:  R. v. Crampton (1987 Supreme Court of Ontario, Court of Appeal)

Dejaeger:  Father Eric Dejaeger omi

30 January 2015:  R v Dejeager 2015 Reasons for Judgment (sentencing)

10 September 2014:  Dejaeger verdict Reasons for Judgment

18 March 2014:  Reasons for Judgment (Justice Kilpatrick’s denial of Crown motion to cross-examine on the facts underlying Dejaeger’s earlier convictions)

DesJardins:  Father Omer Desjardins

22 January 2015:  Father Omer Desjardins – Judgment ( Sentencing)

English:  Brother Edward P. English

20 July 1994:  R v English Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal

Fallona:  Father Michael Fallona

20 April 2011: Reasons for Judgement: K.M.M. v. The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corp., 2011 ONSC 2143

15 February 2011: BMB and Fallona, Quinlan et al (redacted) (Ontario Superior Court of Justice between B.M.B and Fallona, Quinlan, et al. B.M.b. is Brenda Brunelle)

22 October 2010: Affidavit of Paul Ledroit (Fallona)

22 October 2010: Notice of Motion (Fallona)

25 November 2009: Statement of Claim to Michael Fallona, Christopher Quinlan, The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of the Diocese of London in Ontario, Bishop Ronald Peter Fabbro and The Congregation of St. Basil

19 July 2009: Basilian Justice Advocate for Canada and Northern United States: CONFIDENTIAL REPORT: To Fr. Gordon Judd csb, Vicar General

Glendinning:  Barry Glendinning

02 February 2004:  Reasons for Judgement (Glendinning lawsuit) (Barry Glendinning)

Grecco:  Donald Grecco

20 September 2010:  Michael Blum Statement of Claim (Donald Grecco)

Hart:  Father Brian Hart

31 August 2010: Hart v. Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of the Diocese of Kingston, in Canada, 2010 ONSC 4709 (CanLII)

Hickey: Father James Hickey

07 November 2013:  Guardian Insurance Company of Canada v Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St Johns and John Doe  (Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal)

31 September 2011:  John Doe v Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St. John’s (St. John’s Archdiocese v Guardian Insurance and John Doe) (Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador)

Hoskins:  Father Gary Hoskins

16 February 2017:  R v Hoskins (Stay of proceedings granted by Justice David F. Hurley)

Labelle:  Father Rene Labelle

17 January 2014:  Reasons for Judgment (Father Rene Labelle conviction)

Lavoie:  Father Raymond-Marie Lavoie CSsR

 R v Lavoie – 23 November 2012 (Quebec Court of Appeal – three-year sentence increased to five years) FRENCH pdf file

LeClair:  Father Joseph LeClair

22 January 2014:  Transcript: Father Joe LeClair apologizes to parishioners for fraud

20 January 2014:  Father Joe LeClair guilty pleas: Agreed Statement of Facts

20 January 2014: Archbishop Prendergast statement re Father Joe LeClair pleading guilty to theft and fraud.

Leger:  Father Ronald Leger csv

15 June 2015:  Leger Statement of Claim:t D.M.N. and Ronald J. Leger, La Corporation Archiepiscopale Catholique Romaine De Saint-Boniface and Clercs De Saint-Viateur Du Canada  

15 June 2015:   Statement of Claim:  BLN and Ronald J. Leger, La Corporation Archiepiscopale Catholique Romaine De Saint-Boniface and Clercs De Saint-Viateur Du Canada

Leroux:  Paul Leroux

05 May 2015 (Beauval Sask. abuse):   Saskatchewan  Court of Appeal decision 05 May 2015:  on Leroux’ appeal, one conviction quashed; on Crown’s  appeal , sentence increased from three to eight years and Leroux ordered to report to RCMP or police within two days of ruling (meaning back to jail).

03 November 2013 (Beauval, Sask, abuse):   Paul Leroux:  Judgment 2013 (convicted)

15 August 1998 (Grollier Hall abuse):   Her Majesty the Queen v Paul Leroux: Reasons for Sentencing

MacEachern:  Father Malcolm MacEachern (later Bishop Malcolm MacEachern)

01 December 2010:   John Carson MacKenzie Statement of Claim re Malcolm MacEachern

Marshall: Father William Hodgson Marshall csb

17 November 2011: Jerry Boyle Statement of Claim

19 August 2011: John Doe Statement of Claim )

08 June 2011: Thomas Haberer: Victim Impact Statement 

08 June 2011: Beverly McMahon: Victim Impact Statement

08 June 2011: Robert J. C. McMahon: Victim Impact Statement

08 June 2011: “A”: Victim Impact Statement (William Hodgson Marshall csb)

08 June 2011: Jerry Boyle: Victim Impact Statement (William Hodgson Marshall csb)

08 June 2011: Patrick McMahon: Victim Impact Statement (William Hodgson Marshall csb)

Miller:  Father Danny Miller

28 November 2013:  Reasons for Sentence (Ontario Superior Court of Justice:  Between Her Majesty the Queen and Daniel Miller)

Mombourquette:  Father James Mombourquette

02 November 1995: F.W.M. v. James Mombourquette and Roman Catholic & Episcopal Corporation of Antigonish

02 November 1995: M. (F.W.) v. Mombourquette

Mount Cashel

18 December 1975:   Homosexual acts and child abuse at Mount Cashel Orphanage

Morrissey: Robert Morrissey

11 February 1993: R. v. Morrissey: Between Her Majesty the Queen, and Robert Morrissey, Accused

Murphy:  Father Joseph Murphy

20 April 2010:  Timothy Kiomall and The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Toronto, in Canada Amended Statement of Claim)  (Fathers Joseph Murphy and John O’Donnell identified as molesters)

Noel:  Father Levi Noel

29 December 2012:  Évêque Catholique Romain de Bathurst v New Brunswick (Attorney General) – (ENGLISH document – Bathurst Diocese receive permission from the courts to, amongst other things and as I tend to say ” raid the seminary funds”)

O’Connor:  Bishop Hubert Patrick O’Connor

26 March 1997: Regina v. Hubert Patrick O’Connor (Court of Appeal for British Columbia: Oral Reasons for Judgment – bail granted) Justices Carrothers, Goldie and MacFarlane)

16 September 1996: R. v. O’Connor, 1996 CanLII 8393 (BC CA) Court of Appeal for British Columbia – application for release denied) Madame Justice Proudfoot

13 September 1996: R v O’Connor 1996 (Supreme Court of British Columbia – Sentencing – 21/2 years and 3 months to run concurrently ) Justice Oppal

06 December 1996: Regina v. Hubert Patrick O’Connor (Court of Appeal for British Columbia ‘- appeal re bail not frivolous – order to review) Chief Justice McEachern

1995: R.v. O’Connor: Hubert Patrick O’Connor v. Her Majesty The Queen (Interveners: The Attorney general of Canada, the Attorney general of Ontario, the Aboriginal Women’s Council, the Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres, the Disabled Women’s Network of Canada, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund, the Canadian Mental Health Association and the Canadian Foundation for Children, Youth and the Law) (Supreme Court of Canada – Appealing BC Court of Appeal decision ordering a new trial – Appeal dismissed) Justices Lamer C.J., La Forest, L’Heureux-Dubé, Sopinka, Gonthier, Cory, McLachlin, Iacobucci and Major JJ. Justices Lamer and Sopinka and Justice Major dissenting

30 March 1994: Regina v Hubert Patrick O’Connor and (Intervenors) Attorney General of Canada; Canadian Mental Health Association; and Aboriginal Women’s Council; Canadain Association of Sexual Assault Centres; DAWN Canada (Disabled Women’s Network Canada), and Women’s Legal Education Action Fund (Court of Appeal for British Columbia – Reasons for Judgment of the Court – allowed the appeal, set aside the stay and directed that a new trial be held) Justices Taylor, Wood, Hollinrake, and Madam Justices Rowles and Prowse.

03 March 1993: Regina v. Hubert Patrick O’Connor (Court of Appeal for British Columbia – Oral Reasons for Judgment – application for leave for Crown “to adduce new evidence on the hearing of an appeal against the entry of a judicial stay of proceedings during the course of the trial…”‘ appeal to be heard 15 & 16 September 1993.) Justices Wood, Hollinrake and Taylor

24 November 1992: Regina v. Hubert Patrick O’Connor (Supreme Court of British Columbia – Reasons for Judgment – Apllication to quash dismissed) Justice Thackery

22 October 1992: Regina v. Hubert Patrick O’Connor (Supreme Court of British Columbia – Reasons for Judgment – re application for stay “The case must be ‘left to take its course and to be dealt with by the Court on the evidence’”) Justice Allan D. Thackray

Picot:  Father Charles Picot

18 April 2013:  New Brunswick  Court of Appeal dismissal of Father Charles Picot’s appeal (re Derek LaPointe charges)

19 October 2012: Supreme Court of Canada decision: ACQUITTED on Michael Jensen sex abuse charges

19 October 2012: News Release Supreme Court of Canada – Appeal allowed (Charles Picot v. Her Majesty the Queen

19 October 2012: Charles Picot v. Her Majesty the Queen (Docket;  Supreme Court of Canada)

18 April 2013:  New Brunswick  Court of Appeal dismissal of Father Charles Picot’s appeal (re Derek LaPointe charges)

02 April 2012: Supreme Court of Canada: Charles Picot v Her Majesty the Queen

27 October 2011: Charles Picot v Her Majesty the Queen (New Brunswick Court of Appeal – application for release from custody denied)

27 October 2011: Charles Picot v. Her Majesty the Queen (Notice of Appeal – Supreme Court of Canada)

18 August 2011:  R v. Picot, 2011 NBCA 70 (English begins on p. 39)   

Prince: Monsignor Bernard Prince

09 October 2009:  Pembroke Diocese Statement of Defence and Crossclaim against Bernard Prince

30 March 2010:  Barry Conway Affidavit re Monsignor Bernard Prince sex abuse

10 February 1993:  Pembroke’s Bishop Windle letter to Papal Nuncio re Father  Bernard Prince  expressing concerns that Prince’s sexual abuse of several young boys might become public knowledge.

15 August 1990:  Unsigned letter on Pembroke Diocese letter head.  (Appears it may be letter which Pembroke Bishop Windle claimed he sent to those Bishops in whose jurisdiction Monsignor Bernard Prince had served in some capacity at some point in time) 

Racine:  Father Richard Racine

10 January 1994:   R v Racine 10 January 1994 (includes complete text of Father Richard Racine’s letter to the court)

Richard: Father Clair Richard

20 July 1992: R. v. Richards (Sentencing)

Smith:  Father George Smith

05 December 2017:   R. v. Smith (Sentence Section 156) (002) 05 December 2017

27 February 2013: Reasons for Judgment: Sentencing [George Ansel Smith]

Systermans:  Father Wilfred Systermans sac

22 August 2011: Michael Zenker Statement of Claim re allegations of sex abuse by Father Wilfred Systermans (Systermann)

Sylvestre:  Father Jean-Paul Sylvestre

03 June 1994:   Statement of Claim (lawsuit) Father Jean-Paul Sylvestre

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USA

Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

07 July 2014:  Affidavit of Jennifer M Haselberger (Canon lawyer and former Chancellor for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis)

02 April 2014:  Archbishop John Nienstedt Deposition (VIDEOS OF ENTIRE DEPOSITION)

02 April 2014:  Deposition of Archbishop John Nienstedt (Archbishop of the Archdiocese fo St. Paul Minneapolis) (TRANSCRIPT)

Cardinal Bernard Law

 Cardinal Law excerpts re Father James D Foley from deposition 2003

Franciscans

Robert Van Handel

18 May 1994: Robert Van Handel Confidential evaluation by Social Worker Michael John Eremia to Deputy Probation Officer re Franciscan priest Robert Van Handel

17 November 1996:  Convicted Francisan molester Robert Van Handel’ request for laicization and other related documents

1994?:  Convicted Francisan molester Robert Van Handel’s account of his life

Human Life International

19 June 2012: Jane Doe Statement of Claim re Father Thomas J. Euteneur

Jesuits

22 February 2014:  Father Richard James Kurtz:  United States District Court affidavit 2014

Kansas

05 April 2012:  State of Missouri, Plaintiff vs Robert W Finn et al Defendants 05 April 2012

06 October 2011:06 October 2011 Complaint for Declaratory Relief to Compel Arbitration over Breach of Contract (complaint filed against The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph and Bishop Robert Finn)

31 August 2011:   The Graves Report:  Report of Independent Investigation re Father Ratigan (Kansas)

New Jersey

17 May 2013:  Father Fugee – Criminal Complaint (warrant)

SNAP ( Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests)

02 March 2012:   Transcript of Videotaped Deposition of SNAP Executive Director David Clohessy

Vahey:  James Vahey

19 March 2014:  Affidavidt in support of search warrant