Category Archives: Canada

“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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“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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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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‘Riveting and unflinching’ clergy abuse trial film Prey wins $50K Hot Docs audience prize

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Courtroom account takes audience prize after winning special jury honour CBC News Posted: May 06, 2019 2:43 PM ET | Last Updated: May 6 Directed by Matt Gallagher, clergy abuse trial film Prey won the $50,000 Rogers Audience Award for … Continue reading

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Child sex abuse victim meets with priest who knew his abuser

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Patrick McMahon says talking to priests still gives him pause even today CBC News · Posted: May 10, 2019 6:10 AM ET | Last Updated: May 10 Patrick McMahon of Windsor was sexually abused as a young teen by Father … 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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Paradis: Father Henri Paradis MSA

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                Henri Paradis P. Henri Paradis Father Henri Paradis Priest with the Society of the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles (MSA)  Ordained 13 May 1972. [According to the CCCD, the Society of the … Continue reading

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