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Disgraced priest Yvon Arsenault will plead not guilty to new sex charge

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Arsenault is already in prison for molesting 9 young boys when he was priest in the 1970s CBC News Posted: Aug 03, 2017 12:24 PM ATLast Updated: Aug 03, 2017 2:52 PM AT By Gabrielle Fahmy,  Yvon Arsenault, in a picture … 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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Is it possible to get a fair trial if you’re a priest accused of sexual abuse?

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WCPO Cincinnati 21 June 2017 Paula Christian David Harper was 10 years old when a Catholic priest and family friend allegedly woke him in the middle of the night in a rectory bedroom and raped him. For nearly two decades, … Continue reading

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“Kentucky Catholic priest reaches plea deal on sex abuse” & related articles

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ABC NewsL OUISVILLE, Ky. — May 18, 2017, 1:46 PM ET By dylan lovan, associated press A Catholic priest has reached a plea agreement on sexual abuse charges that occurred at a summer camp that he ran for decades in … Continue reading

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“Ex-Pine Bush priest in alleged sex-abuse case rips archdiocese’s internal politics” & related articles

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 Times Herald Record       recordonline.com Posted May 7, 2017 at 6:37 PM Updated May 7, 2017 at 10:49 PM By Amanda Spadaro / Times Herald-Record HAMLET OF WALLKILL – Former priest Kevin Gallagher knows he betrayed his parishioners and violated his vows. Was it wrong to have sex with a young … Continue reading

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Scottish police trying to extradite Saskatchewan priest over abuse claims: report

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Regina Leader Post Published on: April 4, 2017 | Last Updated: April 4, 2017 4:57 PM CST Ashley Martin, Regina Leader-Post On a Tuesday afternoon in Cupar, the main doors to the two-tone brick St. Patrick’s Catholic Church are locked … Continue reading

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“Priest convicted of sex abuse sentenced to 7 years” & related articles

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Courier-Journal    (Kentucky) AP 6:18 p.m. ET Feb. 9, 2017 (Photo: C-J file photo)   BRANDENBURG, Ky. – A Louisville priest convicted of sexually abusing a boy at a summer camp he used to run has been sentenced to seven years in … Continue reading

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“Senate calls on Pell to return to Australia” & related articles

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SBS.com.au 8 Feb 2017 – 8:50pm   8 Feb 2017 – 6:28 PM  UPDATED YESTERDAY 8:50 PM The Senate has called on Cardinal George Pell to return to Australia to assist police investigations (AAP) AAP   The Senate has called on Cardinal George Pell … Continue reading

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Toronto pastor Brent Hawkes denies sex crimes at Nova Scotia trial” & related articles

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Complainant says Hawkes performed sex acts on him during a drunken party in the 1970s CBC News Posted: Nov 17, 2016 9:26 AM AT       Last Updated: Nov 17, 2016 7:16 PM AT By Blair Rhodes,  Toronto pastor Brent Hawkes is charged … Continue reading

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“Catholic priest John Casey found not guilty of 16 child abuse charges” & related articles

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ABC News (Australia) Updated 12 Aug 2016, 6:18pm By Bruce MacKenzie Photo: John Casey was a police chaplain and involved in a school up until his arrest. (Supplied) Catholic priest and former police chaplain John Patrick Casey has been found … Continue reading

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