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“Polish priest in stable condition after stabbing” & related article

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Grandin Media By Catholic Ner3ws Agency Wrocław, Poland 12 June 2019 Rev. Ireneusz Bakalarczyk was stabbed on his way to celebrate Mass at the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the Sand in Wrocław,Catholic News Agency A Catholic priest … 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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New legal calendar

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A fee updates on five upcoming court-dates.  As always, please keep all the victims and complainants in your prayers: (1)  Barry McGrory The verdict for the trial of ex-priest and previously convicted molester Barry McGrory is scheduled to be rendered … Continue reading

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George Pell appeal: prosecutor struggles to answer judges’ questions

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Christopher Boyce accidentally says victim’s name, which is suppressed, during Thursday’s hearing The Guardian Thu 6 Jun 2019 07.37 BST Last modified on Thu 6 Jun 2019 09.14 BST Melissa Davey @MelissaLDavey Cardinal George Pell arrives at court for his appeal hearing. … 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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Cardinal Pell’s appeal starts this evening (EDT time)

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Cardinal George Pell’s appeal, scheduled to start at 09:30 am, 05 June 2019 in Victoria, Australia.   (Click to enlarge) As noted before, the hearings will be live streamed, however please check your time zone and sort out the time … Continue reading

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All you need to know about George Pell’s appeal

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The Canberra Times0 4 June 2019 Jolyon Attwooll At the Melbourne County Court in December last year, Cardinal George Pell was found guilty of the historical child sexual abuse of two teenage altar boys while he was Archbishop of Melbourne … Continue reading

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