Category Archives: Basilians

“Bishop Fabbro attends opening of documentary Prey to support abuse survivors” & related articles

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07 November 2019 The Windsor Star Dave Waddell  •  Windsor Star Catholic church abuse survivor Pat McMahon, left, greets Bishop Ronald Fabbro during the opening night of the film PREY at Capitol Theatre Wednesday. Photo by Nick Brancaccio It was … Continue reading

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Basilian Fathers lose appeal

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The Basilians of Toronto lost their appeal of the jury decisions re punitive damages and economic damages in the Rod MacLeod /Hod  Marshall sex abuse trial 25 October 2019:     MacLeod v Marshall (Ontario Court of  Appeal) 25 October 2019:  “Basilian … Continue reading

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“Basilian Fathers lose appeal in sexual abuse case (updated)” & related article

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Order wanted court to roll back $2.57 million in damages awarded to a former St. Charles College student The Sudbury Star Published on: October 25, 2019 | Last Updated: October 25, 2019 10:02 PM EDT Harold Carmichael  Rev. William Hodgson … Continue reading

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A few updates

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The next court date for Father Cecil Noronha is: Friday, 11 October 2019:  09:30 am, “for resolution,”  Sudbury Courthouse (155 Elm St, Sudbury) Please keep the complainants in your prayers.  I encourage those who can do so to attend to find … Continue reading

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“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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