Category Archives: Canada

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 The charges laid against Father Malcolm D’Souza in January 2019 have been withdrawn: 20 June … Continue reading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“Sexual assault charges against Calgary pastor withdrawn” & related articles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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“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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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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“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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