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16 February 2019

16 February 2019:  “McCarrick laicized by Pope Francis” & related articles (RC Scandal/Vatican)

15 February 2019

Name of  Archbishop Luigi Ventura and link to page with further information added to the Accused list (Accused/Accused M-Z/Ventura:  Archbishop Luigi Ventura)

25 September 2009:   Archbishop Terrance Prendergast sj: “Archbishop Ventura to be Nuncio in France”

22 September 2009:  Father Thomas Rosica csb: A Tribute to Archbishop Luigi Ventura – Apostolic Nuncio to Canada 2001-2009

16 January 2019

15 January 2019:  Official Statement Diocese of Calgary after charges laid against Father Malcolm D’Souza (Accused/Accused A-F/D’Souza:  Father Malcolm D’Souza)

15 January 2019:    “Priest in northeast Calgary charged with sexual assault” & related articles (Accused/Accused A-F/D’Souza:  Father Malcolm D’Souza)

23 November 2018

22 November 2018:  “St. Michael’s College president, principal resign amid student sex-assault probe” & related articles (RC Scandal/Basilians/Toronto’s St. Michael’s College School scandal)

22 November 2018:  “Montreal priest takes the stand and denies allegations in sexual abuse trial” & related articles  (Accused/Accused A-F/Boucher:  Father Brian Boucher)

22 November 2018

21 November 2018:  “Priest working in Jackson previously accused of sexual harassment, lawsuit shows” & related articles (RC Scandal/USA)

Name of Father Arthur Lavoie and link to page with further information added to Accused page (Accused/Accused G-L/Lavoie:  Father Arther Lavoie)

Name of Father Edward Cormier and link to page with further information added to Accused page (Accused/Accused A-F/Cormier:  Father Paul Cormer)

Name of Father Paul Avallone omi and link to page with further information added to Accused page (Accused/Accused A-F/Avallone:  Father Paul Avallone)

20 November 2018:  “‘I blocked it out,’ alleged victim testifies in sexual abuse trial of Fr. Brian Boucher” & related article (Accused/Accused A-F/Boucher:  Father Brian Boucher)

20 November 2018

20 November 2018:  Second man testifies at Montreal priest’s sexual assault trial (Accused/Accused A-F/Boucher:  Father Brian Boucher)

19 November 2018:  “Young man testifies that he was abused by Montreal priest Brian Boucher for three years as a teen” & related articles (Accused/Accused A-F/Boucher:  Father Brian Boucher)

05 November 2018

02 October 2018:  “Vatican’s handling of sexual misconduct complaints about ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick reveals a lot about the Catholic Church” & related articles (RC Scandal/USA)

30 October 2018

Name of Father Malcolm D’Souza and link to page with further information added to Accused page (Accused/Accused A-F/D’Souza:  Father Malcolm D’Souza)

29 October 2018

21 September 2017:    The Alberta Teachers Association Report of the Hearing Committee of the Professional Conduct Committee in the Matter of Charges of Unprofessional Conduct against Mark Patrick Buckley Sept 2018 (Accused/Accused A-F/Buckley:  Father Mark Buckley)

October 2018:  Principal loses teaching certificate after keeping school like a ‘petting zoo,’ having sexual encounter in a classroom (Accused/Accused A-F/Buckley:  Father Mark Buckley)

30 August 2018:  Restaurant patio a Chipmunk 401 (Accused/Accused A-F/Buckley:  Father Mark Buckley)

28 October 2018

Name of Father Maurice O. Charbonneau and link to page with further information added to Accused page (Accused/Accused A-F/Charbonneau:  Father Maurice O. Charbonneau)

19 October 2018

Name of Father Andy Dwyer and link to page with further information added to Accused list (Accused/Accused A-F/Dwyer:  Father Andrew Dwyer)

18 October 2018

25 August 2010:  “Arbitrator tosses chaplains’ complaints about priest” & related articles (Accused/Accused/Accused G-L/Lanoie:  Father Roland Lanoie)

15 October 2018:  Archdiocese of Saint Boniface Press Release re charges laid against Father Roland Lanoie (Accused/Accused/Accused G-L/Lanoie:  Father Roland Lanoie)

Name of Father Roland Lanoie and link to page with further information added to Accused page (Accused/Accused/Accused G-L/Lanoie:  Father Roland Lanoie)

12 October 2018

2018:  Protecting Minors 2018 from Sexual Abuse:  A call to the Catholic Faithful in Canada for Healing, Reconciliation, and Transformation (Documents/Church-related Documents)

Name of Father Peter Hung Cong Tran OP and link to page with further information added to Accused page (Accused/Accused M-Z/Tran:  Father Peter Hung Cong Tran OP )

01 October 2018

01 October 2018:  Ottawa priest defrocked following abuse admissions, allegations (Accused/Accused M-Z/McGrory:  Barry McGrory)

27 September 2018: “Decision on priest abuse lawsuit expected in months” & related article (Accused/Accused M-Z/Sylvestre/ Father Charles Sylvestre)

28 September 2018

26 September 2018:  “Done with state sentence, feds now seek to try ‘Mr. Wonder'” & related articles

 (RC Scandal/Brothers of Christian Instruction {Mennasians)/Selas/Frank Selas)

18 September 2018

 27 August 2018:  Two sex abuse charges dropped against priest after complainant dies  (Accused/Accused M-Z/McGrory:  Father Barry McGrory)

19 September 2018:  “Father Joe, convicted of theft and fraud, returns to serve Catholic faithful in Ottawa” & related article (Accused/Accused G-L/LeClair:  Father Joe LeClair)

13 September 2018:   Letter to Priests from Archbishop Prendergast re return of Father Joe Leclair (Accused/Accused G-L/LeClair:  Father Joe LeClair)


31 July 2018

29 July 2018:  “Kerala priest accused of influencing nun to withdraw sex abuse case” & related article (RC Scandal/Other Countries/India)

31 July 2018:  Pope Francis accepts resignation of Archbishop Philip Wilson (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia and New Zealand)

31 July 2018:  “US Vatican cardinal: “Not once did I even suspect” McCarrick” & related articles  (RC Scandal/USA)

25 June 2018

20 July 2018:   “Pa. Supreme Court blocks release of priest sex abuse report” & related article  (RC Scandal/USA)

24 June 2018:  Former Vatican diplomat wanted in Windsor for child pornography gets five years (Accused/ Accused/A-F/Capella: Monsignor Carlo Capella)

23 June 2018

22 June 2018:  “Ex-priest who abused child allowed access to Chicago schools” & related article (RC Scandal/USA)

23 June 2018:  “Vatican court jails ex-diplomat Italian priest Carlo Alberto Capella for child porn” & related articles (Accused/ Accused/A-F/Capella: Monsignor Carlo Capella)


22 June 2018

20 July 2018:  “Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former archbishop, alleged to have sexually abused minor” & related articles (RC Scandal/USA)

02 June 2018

 01 June 2018:  “Pope sends abuse investigators back to Chile, ‘ashamed’ church didn’t listen” & related articles (RC Scandal/Vatican)

01 June 2018:  Catholic boys’ school settles 5 sex-abuse suits; former teacher admits he had sex with 50 boys (RC Scandal/USA)

31 May 2018:  “Another Buffalo priest placed on leave after abuse allegations” & related article (RC Scandal/USA)

01 June 2018

31 May 2018:  “As Poulson waives preliminary hearing, another alleged victim comes forward” & related articles (RC Scandal/USA)

31 May 2018:  Clergy abuse victims settle with Twin Cities archdiocese for $210M (RC Scandal/USA)

31 May 2018

30 May 2018:  Bishop Cantú breaks silence on Hobbs priest accused of sexual abuse (RC Scandal/USA)

31 May 2018:  “Anglicans, YMCA, Scouts, Salvos join child sexual abuse redress scheme” & related article (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia and New Zealand)

30 May 2018

30 May 2018:  Accused Belmont County Priest Had Been Blackmail Victim; Sex Abuse Investigation Ongoing (RC Scandal/USA)

29 May 2018

28 May 2018:  Sex abuser gets three years  (Of Interest/Non Clerical Catholic)

 22 May 2018:  Latest Media Statement from the Basilian Fathers (Accused/Accused M-Z/Marshall:  Father William Hodgson Marshall)

25 May 2018:  Saga of dead pedophile priest, principal continues  (Accused/Accused M-Z/Marshall:  Father William Hodgson Marshall)

27 May 2018:  Despite warnings, past Buffalo bishops returned abusive clergy to parishes (RC Scandal/USA)

29 May 2018:  “Retired priest facing allegations” & related article (RC Scandal/USA)

27 May 2018

26 May 2018:  The archbishop, the paedophile priest, the compassionate church employee and the damage done (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia and New Zealand)

25 May 2018:  Archdiocese: Priest accused of abuse must return to Guam by June 15 (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Guam)

25 May 2018

26 April 2018:  “Questions to the Jury” (Ontario Superior Court of Justice doc) (Accused/Accused M-Z/Marshall:  Father William Hodgson Marshall)

25 May 2018:  “Priests appeal $2.5M award in sex abuse case” & related statement from the Basilians (Accused/Accused M-Z/Marshall:  Father William Hodgson Marshall)

24 May 2018

23 May 2018:  “Pope Francis Will Receive 5 Priests Who Were Victims of Abuse in Chile” & related article (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Chile)

23 May 2018

23 May 2018:  “Philip Wilson to step down as Archbishop of Adelaide after conviction, but refuses to resign” & related articles (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia and New Zealand)

22 May 2018

22 May 2018:  “Chilean Bishop Suspends 12 Priests, Apologizes for Not Acting Sooner” & related articles (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Chile)

22 May 2018:  “Arvada Ex-Priest Charged With 2001 Sex Assault Of Tulsa Boy” & related articles (RC Scandal/USA)

22 May 2018:  “Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse” & related articles (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia and New Zealand)


21 May 2018

21 May 2018:  Pope Francis said ‘that you are gay does not matter’, abuse survivor claims (RC Scandal/Vatican)

Unofficial ENGLISH translation of Father Paul-Andre Harvey statements and affidavit (Accused/Accused G-L/Harvey:  Father Paul-Andre Harvey)

Father Paul Andre Harvey Affidavit and Annexes (Accused/Accused G-L/Harvey:  Father Paul-Andre Harvey)

17 May 2018

Re-posted with last page – 23 April 2018 (?) : Father Paul-Andre Harvey documents Annexe 4 (Accused/Accused G-L/Harvey:  Father Paul-Andre Harvey)

16 May 2018

23 April 2018 (?):  23 April 2018 (?) : Father Paul-Andre Harvey documents Annexe 4 (Accused/Accused G-L/Harvey:  Father Paul-Andre Harvey)

23 April 2018 (?):  Father Paul-Andre Harvey documents Annexe 3  (Accused/Accused G-L/Harvey:  Father Paul-Andre Harvey)

23 April 2018 (?):  Father Paul-Andre Harvey documents Annexe 2  (Accused/Accused G-L/Harvey:  Father Paul-Andre Harvey)

23 April 2018 (?) :  Father Paul Andre Harvey documents Annexe 1  (Accused/Accused G-L/Harvey:  Father Paul-Andre Harvey)

31 January 2018:   Pope Francis Letter to Chilean Bishops (RC Scandal/Vatican)

15 May 2018

15 May 2018:  Pope gives Chile bishops something to pray on for abuse summit  (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Chile)

15  April 2018:   BREAKING NEWS: Prosecutors Narrow Application For Media Ban On Cardinal George Pell Trial (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia)

15 May 2018:  Cardinal Pell bombshell: Sex offence trial could be compromised after court staffer is found accessing restricted documents (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia)

15 May 2018:  Confessions from pedophile priest could help Quebec sex abuse lawsuit (Accused/Accused G-L/Harvey:  Father Paul-Andre Harvey)

14 May 2018:   “Prosecutors Seek Complete Ban On Media Reporting Of Cardinal George Pell Trial” & related article (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia)

15 May 2018:   “Chile archbishop defends himself as pope’s summit opens” & related articles  (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Chile)

15 May 2018:  Chileans denounce suffering sex abuse by Marists, priests  (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Chile)

14 May 2018

14 May 2018:  “A pedophile priest blames his superiors” with original French text (Accused/Accused G-L/Harvey:  Father Paul-Andre Harvey)

12 May 2018:  “Northern Ireland Catholic Priest ‘Sexually Abused Boy In Confession Every Week For Three Years’” & related article (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Ireland)

12 May 2018:  “Trooper linked to case of priest in Erie diocese” & related article (RC Scandal/USA)

10 May 2018:  Final settlement in historical sex abuse case  (Accused/Accused M-Z/Marshall:  Hod Marshall)

11 May 2018

11 May 2018:  “Diocese of Phoenix: Guam priest left area” & related articles (RC Scandal/USA)

10 May 2018

10 May 2018:  “Chilean cardinal at center of abuse scandal won’t travel to Rome” & related article (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Chile)

10 May 2018:  “Two Erie Catholic bishops present different approaches in case of priest” & related article (RC Scandal/USA)

09 May 2018:  Two Franciscan Friars Plead Guilty to Endangering Children in Pennsylvania (RC Scandal/USA)

09 May 2018

09 May 2018:  “Priest in Johnson County allegedly stole more than $40,000 from his church” & related article (RC Scandal/USA)

1981:  Excerpts from Father Luc Meunier 1981 book:   Miracles in Louisiana ? (mostly English, some sections in French) (Accused/Accused M-Z/MeunierL  Father Lucien-Luc Meunier)

08 May 2018:  Priest accused of groping girl’s buttocks in Boonton admitted into probation program  (RC Scandal/USA)

08 May 2018:  Erie Catholic Diocese Priest Charged with Sexual Abuse of Two Boys (RC Scandal/USA)

08 May 2018

08 May 2018:  Catholic priest allegedly a ‘prime suspect’ as gardai probe images of sex act on church altar (RC Scandal/Other Countries/ Ireland)

07 May 2018: Lawsuit: Former archdiocese chancellor Adrian Cristobal abused, raped boy for 18 years (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Guam)

07 May 2018:  “Ex-detective Denis Ryan wins compensation decades after being pushed out of Victoria Police” & related articles (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia and New Zealand)

10 February 1990:  The series with links from one article to the other  How Catholic church turned blind eye to child sex abuse by priests (RC Scandal/Canada/Media)

07 May 2018

02 November 1990:  Trail of abuse stretched across country (Accused/Accused M-Z/Meunier:  Father Lucien-Luc Meunier)

07 May 2018:  Last Marshall litigant settles for $950 K  (Accused/Accused M-Z/Marshall:  Hod Marshall)

06 May 2018

05 May 2018:  Exclusive: Vatican won’t pay for cardinal’s defence (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia and New Zealand)

05 May 2018:  Minnesota priest accused of abusing 60 boys in Guam (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Guam)

05 May 2018

10 February 1990:  How Catholic church turned blind eye to child sex abuse by priests (RC Scandal/Canada/Media)

04 May 2018

26 April 2018:  Questions to the jury (Roderick MacLeod and William Hodgson Marshall. The Basilian Fathers of Toronto, the Sudbury District School Board and the  Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of the Diocese of Sault Ste Marie) (Accused/Accused M-Z/Marshall:  Hod Marshall)

04 May 2018:  “Disgraced priest appeals sex abuse conviction and jail term” & related articles (RC Scandal/Other countries/UK)

04 May 2018:  “Catholic Church urge gardai to investigate ‘shocking sex act on an Irish church altar’” & related article (RC Scandal/Other countries/Ireland)

03 May 2018:  “Former pedophile priest Paul-André Harvey is dead” & original French text & related articles (Accused/Accused G-L/Harvey:  Father Paul-Andre Harvey)

02 May 2018

01 May 2018:  “House of Commons passes ‘historic’ motion to ask Pope Francis for apology over residential schools” & related articles (RC Scandal/Canada/Media)

02 May 2018:  “Pope to Chile abuse victims: ‘I was part of the problem’” & related article (RC Scandal/Chile)

01 May 2018:  $2.6 million awarded to man abused by former principal of St. Mary’s College (8 photos)  (Accused/Accused M-Z/Marshall:  Hod Marshall)

02 May 2018:  “George Pell set to face two trials over historical assault allegations” & related articles (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia and New Zealand)