Category Archives: Basilians

“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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“Opinion: A Vatican spokesman’s alleged plagiarism is more than cheating — it’s a breach of confidence” & related articles re Father Thomas Rosica csb

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Rosica has now apologized. And it is inevitable that he will face professional consequences National Post Special to National Post February 22, 2019 6:25 PM EST By Mathew Block It is inevitable that Father Rosica will face professional consequences for … Continue reading

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2 priests who taught at St. Thomas High School on credible abuse allegation list

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A total of 40 Houston priests were on the list released Thursday by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. KHOU 11 Published: 5:53 PM CST February 1, 2019 Updated: 6:36 PM CST February 1, 2019 Author: Jason Miles HOUSTON — Houston’s St. … Continue reading

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Large festering boil lanced, again

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There are a series of articles posted.  In an effort to get on with several other articles which will require a bit of time I will group them as  follows, some with very limited comment: (1)  Father Joannes Rivoire omi … Continue reading

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Why did the Basilians conceal the truth about Father Jack Hanna’s “misconduct”?

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Father Jack Hanna csb, a Basilian priest who has been freely roaming about Toronto Ontario (Canad)a for several years, was the subject of credible allegations of sex abuse of a minor.  Father Hanna, who taught at St. Thomas High School … Continue reading

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“St. Michael’s College president, principal resign amid student sex-assault probe” & related articles

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Toronto Globe and Mail22 November 2018 Victoria Gibson and Molly Hayes   St. Michael’s College School principal Gregory Reeves speaks with the media in Toronto on Nov. 19, 2018. Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press The president and principal of St. Michael’s … Continue reading

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Latest Media Statement from the Basilian Fathers

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Congregation of St. Basil website May 22, 2018 – As an update to our April 27, 2018 statement, the Basilian Fathers will be pursuing an appeal of the judgment rendered April 26 in favour of Mr. Rod MacLeod in relation … Continue reading

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