Category Archives: Basilians

“Rosica resigns from Salt and Light after plagiarism scandal” & related articles

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Catholic News Agency 18 June 2019 Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB. Credit: Chris Adamczyk/Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation via Wikimedia CC BY SA 4.0 Toronto, Canada, Jun 18, 2019 / 11:20 am (CNA).- Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, has resigned as … Continue reading

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‘Riveting and unflinching’ clergy abuse trial film Prey wins $50K Hot Docs audience prize

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Courtroom account takes audience prize after winning special jury honour CBC News Posted: May 06, 2019 2:43 PM ET | Last Updated: May 6 Directed by Matt Gallagher, clergy abuse trial film Prey won the $50,000 Rogers Audience Award for … Continue reading

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Child sex abuse victim meets with priest who knew his abuser

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Patrick McMahon says talking to priests still gives him pause even today CBC News · Posted: May 10, 2019 6:10 AM ET | Last Updated: May 10 Patrick McMahon of Windsor was sexually abused as a young teen by Father … Continue reading

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CBC Radio One

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A quick heads up… Tomorrow (Sunday, 14 April) CBC Radio One will air “How a sexual assault victim’s lawsuit set a precedent that alarmed the Catholic Church” .  The program will also be aired across the U.S. on SiriusXM 13 … Continue reading

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How a sexual assault victim’s lawsuit set a precedent that alarmed the Catholic Church

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The Sunday Edition CBC Radio Posted: Apr 12, 2019 9:00 AM ET | Last Updated: April 12 Rod MacLeod was sexually abused by a Basilian priest, starting when he was 13 years old. His battle for justice is the subject … Continue reading

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“Fr. Rosica takes ‘sabbatical’ from Salt + Light after being exposed as serial plagiarist” & related articles

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LifeSite News Thu Mar 28, 2019 – 4:17 pm EST Dorothy Cummings McLean Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, appeared on Al Jazeera English to speaks of Pope Francis’ Visit to Myanmar, November 28, 2017. Salt and Light / screen grab TORONTO, … Continue reading

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“Fr. Raymond J. de Souza: Basilians must search for a ‘priestly’ response” & related articles

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Basilian Father Thomas Rosica, English-language assistant to the Vatican press office and CEO of Canada’s Salt and Light Media Foundation, speaks at a press briefing after the morning session of the Syond of Bishops on the family at the Vatican … Continue reading

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Vatican diplomat accused of corruption and ‘romantic’ relationship while at UN

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Archbishop Francis Assisi Chullikatt. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Catholic News Agency 15 March 2019 By Ed Condon and JD Flynn New York City, N.Y., Mar 15, 2019 / 01:09 pm (CNA).- An archbishop who served as the Holy See’s permanent … Continue reading

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Rome summit may eye Canadian abuse document as model

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The BC Catholic 31 January 2019 By Michael Swan Father Federico Lombardi and Father Thomas Rosica at a press briefing at the Vatican in 2015.  The two priests say Canada’s model for protecting minors will get attention at the papal … Continue reading

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Media Statement Regarding Serious Incidents at St. Michael’s College School

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During the student sex scandal at Toronto’s prestigious Basilian-run St. Michael’s College  the Basilans put out the following statement: Note that the contact person is Father Thomas Rosica (click image to enlarge)   Media Statement Regarding Serious Incidents at St. … Continue reading

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