Category Archives: Trials

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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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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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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