Category Archives: Bishops

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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“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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“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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Monsignor’s trial continues in December

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As mentioned before, Father Cecil Noronha has entered into a peace bond and the three charges against him were withdrawn. I have not been able to get a copy of the peace bond but did find out what the conditions are.  … Continue reading

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“’Playboy’ priest moved to New York parishes, Canadian Forces job” & related articles

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“In my 30 years, the number of priests who were sexual offenders were very few,” Archbishop Adam Exner tells court in woman’s lawsuit over allegations of sexual abuse by former Kamloops priest Erlindo Molon The Tri-City News October 18, 2019 … Continue reading

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Cardinal George Pell to appeal to high court over child sexual abuse conviction

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Former Vatican treasurer has maintained his innocence after the Victorian court of appeal ruled two-to-one against his appeal Tue 17 Sep 2019 07.38 BST First published on Tue 17 Sep 2019 06.59 BST Melissa Davey @MelissaLDavey Lawyers for Cardinal George Pell have … Continue reading

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