Category Archives: Trials

“Former Ontario priest gets 2-year sentence for gambling $1M meant for refugees” & related articles

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Global News Posted October 22, 2019 9:27 pm By Sawyer Bogdan Global News Amer Saka of St. Joseph Chaldean Catholic Church. YouTube/screenshot The former Catholic priest who pleaded guilty to defrauding refugees and their families of nearly $1 million has … Continue reading

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Monsignor’s trial continues in December

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As mentioned before, Father Cecil Noronha has entered into a peace bond and the three charges against him were withdrawn. I have not been able to get a copy of the peace bond but did find out what the conditions are.  … Continue reading

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“’Playboy’ priest moved to New York parishes, Canadian Forces job” & related articles

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“In my 30 years, the number of priests who were sexual offenders were very few,” Archbishop Adam Exner tells court in woman’s lawsuit over allegations of sexual abuse by former Kamloops priest Erlindo Molon The Tri-City News October 18, 2019 … Continue reading

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“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 Bonds in Ontario

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[The following information regarding peace bonds in Ontario is drawn from the Steps to Justice website . Links to the website are included with each of the four steps] ___________________ Should I sign a peace bond to deal with my … 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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3 ex-students plead guilty to sex assault offences at St. Michael’s College School

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CBC CBC News · Posted: Oct 03, 2019 11:35 AM ET Adam Carter WARNING: This story contains graphic details that may be disturbing Three former students of a prestigious Toronto private school have pleaded guilty in a sex assault scandal … Continue reading

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