Category Archives: Scandal

“George Pell’s appeal against his child sex abuse convictions will be decided by a court next week” & related article

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ABC News (Australian Broadcasting) 15 August 2019 By Emma Younger Photo: George Pell is serving a six-year jail term for sexually abusing two boys in the 1990s. (AAP: Julian Smith) Cardinal George Pell could be released from custody next week … Continue reading

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Trial of previously convicted Viatorian priest adjourned

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The TRIAL for Monsignor James Robertson is booked for two days in October: 17 October 2019, 09:30 am, Corner Brook Courthouse (82 Mt. Bernard Avenue). Please keep the complainant in your prayers ***** The second sex abuse trial of previously … Continue reading

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“Priest’s sexual assault trial adjourned due to failing health” & related article

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Ronald Léger was charged with sexually abusing multiple boys over a span of decades CBC News · Posted: Jul 21, 2019 12:07 PM CT | Last Updated: July 21 Cameron MacLean The charges against Ronald Léger stem from a period … Continue reading

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Priest With Local Ties Has Sex Assault Charges Dropped

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High River online Published: Friday, 21 June 2019 06:38 Written by Russell Skeet Calgary Priest Malcom Joseph D’Souza worked at High River’s St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church from 2016 to 2018. Sexual Assault charges against him were dropped Thursday. … Continue reading

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Former Catholic priest Barry McGrory found guilty of historic sex assaults

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Ottawa Citizen 24 June 2019 Andrew Duffy Defrocked Catholic priest Barry McGrory has been found guilty of sexually abusing two teenage boys in a church rectory during the early years of his long and sordid clerical career. McGrory, 85, showed … Continue reading

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Ex-priest and previously convicted molester Mr. Barry McGrory has been convicted of all counts of indecent assault on a male and  indecent assault.  McGrory appeared in court this morning with four supporters.  Neither of the two victims was in court … Continue reading

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Montreal sexual abuse victim says Catholic clergy interrogated him, looking for inconsistencies in his story

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Montreal archdiocese’s internal investigation held in building where man had been abused by priest as a child CBC News Posted: Jun 20, 2019 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: June 20 Leah Hendry ·  ·  The victim, known by the … Continue reading

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Updates

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There are several updates regarding trials and court-dates: (1)  Father Malcolm D’Souza Priest Diocese of Calgary Alberta.  Late vocation to the priesthood – ordained 2002. The charges laid against Father Malcolm D’Souza in January 2019 have been withdrawn: 20 June … Continue reading

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“Sexual assault charges against Calgary pastor withdrawn” & related articles

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CTV 20 June 2019 Published Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:42AM MDT Last Updated Thursday, June 20, 2019 7:01PM MDT Kevin Green, Video Journalist @ctvkevingreen A Catholic priest who had faced multiple charges following a police investigation into allegations of sexual … Continue reading

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“More charges of inappropriate touching aimed at Vatican envoy to France” & related articles

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Crux Jun 15, 2019 Claire Giangravè FAITH AND CULTURE CORRESPONDENT”luigi ventura ROME – More people have come forward to accuse Archbishop Luigi Ventura, the papal representative to France, of inappropriate behavior and groping. The Vatican diplomat currently is entrenched in … Continue reading

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