Category Archives: Bishops

“Zanchetta to stand trial in Argentina for sexual abuse of seminarians” & related articles

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Catholic News Agency 10 June 2019   Pope Francis meets with Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta. Credit: Vatican Media. Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 10, 2019 / 09:30 am (CNA).- Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has been criminally charged with sexually assaulting two seminarians before … Continue reading

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“Sexual assault: Nuncio Ventura accused in Paris and invited to the Vatican” & original French text

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[This is a google translation – a rather poor one! – of the  original French Liberation article.  Scroll down for French text. ] Liberation    (France) By Bernadette Sauvaget – June 11, 2019 at 20:46  Sexual assault: Nuncio Ventura accused in … Continue reading

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Heartbreaking

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The Cardinal Pell appeal continues.   Here is the link to access the live stream coverage of the Pell appeal This is painful to watch.  Painful.  Unfortunately  I think perhaps the lawyer for the Crown has a speech impediment of some … Continue reading

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“Sydney archdiocese runs ads seeking donations for Cardinal George Pell’s legal fees” & elated articles

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Lawyer for abuse victims questions appropriateness of ads in archdiocese’s Catholic Weekly The Guardian Tue 8 May 2018 19.00 BST Last modified on Tue 8 May 2018 19.02 BST Melissa Davey The Catholic Weekly has been running ads for the fund to … Continue reading

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Parsed and disected

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For those in Ontario and other areas on Eastern Daylight Time, day two of the Cardinal Pell appeal of his sex abuse conviction will continue this evening at 7:30 pm. Yesterday’s time was taken by Brett Walker SC, an “appeals … Continue reading

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“Crown expected to mount tough fight against George Pell appeal” & related articles

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 The New Daily      (Australia) 10:18pm, Jun 5, 2019 Lucie Morris-Marr Pell has been held in solitary confinement since his sentencing in March. Photo: AAP Crown prosecutors will launch a tough fightback against Cardinal George Pell’s legal bid for freedom when … Continue reading

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La Crosse Priest Charged in Sexual Assault Case” & related articles

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Msgr. Bernard McGarty fails to appear at hearing news8000.com Posted: Jun 03, 2019 10:50 PM CDT Updated: Jun 03, 2019 10:50 PM CDT By:  Martha Koloski LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Monsignor Bernard McGarty with the Diocese of La Crosse … Continue reading

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Pell conviction appeal to be live streamed

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The Canberra Times 30 May 2019 Cardinal George Pell was found guilty of child sexual abuse after a trial in Melbourne. Pedophile cardinal George Pell will return to court next week to appeal his conviction in a hearing that will … Continue reading

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Historic sex abuse victim says he told archbishop about the incident

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Ottawa Citizen Updated: May 22, 2019 Andrew Duffy Barry McGrory, a defrocked Catholic priest who is alleged to have abused children in the 1960s, leaves the Elgin Street courthouse Tuesday (May 21, 2019). Julie Oliver / Postmedia One of Barry … Continue reading

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Defrocked Ottawa priest, 85, on trial for historic sex abuse

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Ottawa Citizen Updated: May 22, 2019 Andrew Duffy Barry McGrory – a defrocked Catholic priest who is alleged to have abused children in the 1970s before being quietly shipped to another diocese – leaves the Elgin Street courthouse Tuesday (May … Continue reading

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