Category Archives: Accused or charged

“‘I keep asking why,’ victim tells court during Barry McGrory sentencing hearing” & related article

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The Ottawa Citizen Updated 03 March 2010 ANDREW DUFFY = Barry McGrory — a defrocked Catholic priest who abused children in the 1960s before being quietly shipped to another diocese — leaves the Elgin Street courthouse last May. JULIE OLIVER … Continue reading

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Court reserves decision in Father MacKenzie extradition review

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Father Robert MacKenzie, fighting extradition to Scotland on sex abuse allegations, applied for a judicial review of a surrender order. Regina Leader Post Updated: December 4, 2019 Heather Polischuk, Regina Leader-Post Father Robert MacKenzie, appearing for an appeal of an … Continue reading

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“Unravelling church secrets – The Fifth Estate” & “Prey” a TVO documentary

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“Unravelling church secrets”   (The Fifth Estate) from The Fifth Estate website In an investigation into clergy abuse within the Roman Catholic Church in Canada, we follow abuse survivors on their quest for accountability. They are demanding that church officials … Continue reading

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Prey (the documentary)

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From TVO (TV Ontario) website. Unfortunately this can only viewed by those in Canada.

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ARREST WARRANT: Disgraced former Ottawa priest skips sentencing

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Ottawa SunPublished: November 18, 2019 Updated: November 18, 2019 5:10 PM EST Gary Dimmock                 Disgraced former Catholic priest Barry McGrory skipped his sentencing at the Ottawa courthouse Monday morning. Superior Court Justice Michelle O’Bonsawin has issued … Continue reading

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“What has happened with Cardinal George Pell’s appeal against child sex abuse conviction?” & related articles

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The high court ruling was not as straightforward as it originally seemed, explains Paul Karp The Guardian Wed 13 Nov 2019 01.10 GMT Last modified on Wed 13 Nov 2019 01.40 GMT Paul Karp Cardinal George Pell leaves the supreme court of Victoria in Melbourne. … Continue reading

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“Former Camden bishop who investigated sex abuse accused of sex abuse” & related articles

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Fox 29 17 November 2019 By Michael Rezendes Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at a 2007 news conference at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. ( Photo by Steve Ruark/AP ) NEW YORK – A Roman Catholic bishop named by Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver aware of 36 cases of clergy sex abuse since 1950s, CBC learns

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No Canadian Catholic diocese has ever released list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse CBC News Posted: Nov 17, 2019 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: November 17 THE FIFTH ESTATE Laura Clementson, Gillian Findlay   Clergy sexual abuse survivor … Continue reading

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Extraditions

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A priest and former Scottish Benedictine monk lost his fight against extradition from Australia to Scotland to face six men who allege he “engaged in acts of physical and sexual abuse” against them when they were between 11 and 15 … Continue reading

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“Monk accused of Scottish child abuse loses extradition appeal” & related articles

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BBC News 07 November 2019 A former Catholic monk who taught at the Fort Augustus Abbey school has failed in a bid to halt his extradition from Australia. Fr Denis “Chrysostom” Alexander, 83, had challenged a decision by the Australian … Continue reading

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