Category Archives: Clerical sexual predators

“George Pell’s lawyers accuse prosecutors of ‘mischaracterising’ cardinal’s appeal” & relates article

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Legal team says there does remain a reasonable doubt of any opportunity for the offending to have occurred The Guardian Tue 15 Oct 2019 09.14 BST Last modified on Tue 15 Oct 2019 09.16 BST Melissa Davey @MelissaLDavey Cardinal George Pell’s legal … Continue reading

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Peace bond and withdrawal of charges for Father Noronha

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Father Cecil Noronha has signed a peace bond.  During a Friday, 11 October 2019 hearing “for resolution” all three charges against Father Cecil Noronha  were withdrawn and he entered into a peace bond. I am currently awaiting a copy of … 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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“Prosecutors lodge High Court docs for Pell” & related articles

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The Canberra Times October 9 2019 – 10:02AM Prosecutors have lodged documents with the High Court as it considers George Pell’s appeal. There is no basis for jailed pedophile cardinal George Pell to appeal to Australia’s highest court and his … Continue reading

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Catholic diocese admits liability in sex assault case involving Kamloops priest

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  A lawyer for the corporate entity that is the Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Kamloops admits that his client is vicariously liable for sex assaults committed by a priest more than 40 years ago. Vancouver Sun Updated: … Continue reading

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“‘I prayed for God to stop him’: Woman describes alleged sex assaults by B.C. priest” & related article

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Rosemary Anderson testified Tuesday about a series of sexual assaults she claims she suffered at the hands of a Catholic priest 40 years ago. Vancouver Sun Updated: October 8, 2019 Keith Fraser Rosemary Anderson, who claims that Father Erlindo Molon … Continue reading

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A few updates

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The next court date for Father Cecil Noronha is: Friday, 11 October 2019:  09:30 am, “for resolution,”  Sudbury Courthouse (155 Elm St, Sudbury) Please keep the complainants in your prayers.  I encourage those who can do so to attend to find … Continue reading

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More updates

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It’s taken a while but I have finally have the next court date for Father Cecil Noronha : 03 September 2019: 09:00 am, Assignment Court, Sudbury courthouse, 155 Elm St, Sudbury. This is open to the public but Father Noronha … Continue reading

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“George Pell to take his case to the High Court” & related articles

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The Age August 25, 2019 — 5.16pm By Chip Le Grand George Pell will take his case to the High Court, setting the scene for a final legal battle over the senior Catholic cleric’s child sex abuse convictions. Sources have … Continue reading

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Judge’s death delays Quebec abuse audit

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The Catholic Register 08 August 2019 By  Catholic Register Staff Anne-Marie Trahan. The death of a retired Quebec Superior Judge will postpone the audit of allegations of sexual abuse against minors in the Montreal archdiocese and several other Quebec dioceses. … Continue reading

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