Category Archives: Bishops

Disgraced priest Amer Saka pleads guilty after gambling away refugee support cash

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They were families who looked to Rev. Amer Saka as their spiritual guide and the answer to reuniting their families. London Free Press Updated: January 26, 2019 Jane Sims Father Amer Saka leaves court after pleading guilty one count of … Continue reading

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Revealed: 16 alleged victims of Scots priest, 86, facing extradition

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The Sunday Post 14 April 2019 By markaitken Rev. Robert MacKenzie has retired from St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic church in Cupar, Saskatchewan but still lives in the church’s rectory A retired priest is to be extradited from Canada to face … Continue reading

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Full text of Benedict XVI: ‘The Church and the scandal of sexual abuse’

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Catholic News Agency Vatican City, Apr 10, 2019 / 04:23 pm (CNA).- The following is a previously unpublished essay from Pope emeritus Benedict XVI: On February 21 to 24, at the invitation of Pope Francis, the presidents of the world’s … Continue reading

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“Sask. priest to be extradited to Scotland to face sexual and physical assault charges” & related article

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Allegations date from 1950s to 1980s while pastor worked at day and boarding schools CBC News Posted: Apr 09, 2019 1:58 PM CT | Last Updated: April 9 Bryan Eneas Father Robert MacKenzie will be extradited to Scotland to face … Continue reading

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What games is the archbishop playing?

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A statement by Regina’s Archbishop Donald Bolen regarding the pending (?) extradition of former Benedictine Scottish priest Father Robert MacKenzie is posted: April 2019:  Archbishop Bolen letter re Father Robert MacKenzie Note the following: Two years ago we were informed … Continue reading

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Archbishop Bolen letter re Father Robert MacKenzie

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Bishop’s Letter re: Fr. Robert MacKenzie TO: Priests, Parishes, Lay members of the Archdiocese We regret to inform you that Fr. Robert MacKenzie, a long-time pastor serving in our archdiocese, has been charged by Scottish authorities with physical and sexual … Continue reading

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“Sask. priest to be extradited to Scotland to face sexual and physical assault charges” & related articles

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Allegations date from 1950s to 1980s while pastor worked at dayboarding schools CBC News Posted: Apr 09, 2019 1:58 PM CT Bryan Eneas · CBC News   Father Robert MacKenzie will be extradited to Scotland to face charges of physical … Continue reading

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What Do the Church’s Victims Deserve?

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The Catholic Church is turning to outside arbiters to reckon with its history of sexual abuse. But skeptics argue that its legacy of evasion continues. The New Yorker 08 April 2019    5:00 A.M.  (15 April edition) By Paul Elie Some … Continue reading

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“‘It’s not our shame to carry’: Victim of sexual abuse says Archdiocese of Regina on right path” & related articles

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Archdiocese issues open letter, apology to victims of sexual abuse on Ash Wednesday CBC News Posted: Mar 08, 2019 10:32 AM CT | Last Updated: March 8 Janani Whitfield · CBC News Pamela Walsh has pushed for several years to … Continue reading

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Open letter to all those who have been wounded by the effects of clergy sexual abuse within the Archdiocese of Regina

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Archdiocese of Regina website 05 March 2019 This letter is to all of you who have been wounded through clergy sexual abuse: to those whose abuse was at the hands of a parish priest, a pastor, a member of a … Continue reading

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