Category Archives: Trials

“Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse” & related articles

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The Herald      (Newcastle Australia) 22 May 2018 SAM RIGNEY Adelaide Archbishop Philip Edward Wilson leaving Newcastle courthouse during his hearing. Picture: Darren Pateman/AAP ADELAIDE Archbishop Philip Edward Wilson has been found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse allegations against another priest after … Continue reading

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New to the Site: 01 Feb 2017 -30 April 2018

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30 April 2018 01 May 2018:  “Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell faces historical sexual offences trial” & related article (RC Scandal/Other Countries/Australia and New Zealand) 27 April 2018:  Former Niagara Priest convicted of sexual abuse has been released from prison early (Accused/Accused … Continue reading

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Another guilty plea from former Cornwall Classical College prof?

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It sounds as though previously convicted Viatorian priest Father Ron Leger  has entered another guilty plea.  In March of this year we were anticipating a date being set for trial, but,  his next court date is for sentencing.  I checked … Continue reading

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“Prosecutors Seek Complete Ban On Media Reporting Of Cardinal George Pell Trial” & related article

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newmatilda.com 14 My 2018 By Chris Graham on May 14, 2018 Media & Culture Cardinal George Pell. After Wednesday you may not hear about the trial of one of the world’s most senior Catholic Church officials again, until it’s over. … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Vatican won’t pay for cardinal’s defence

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Supporters foot legal bill for Vatican treasurer accused of sex abuse The National  ( Middle East) May 5, 2018 Updated: May 5, 2018 08:38 PM By :  Lucie Morris-Marr From the United States to Hall’s Gap, a tiny hamlet in Victoria, … Continue reading

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“George Pell set to face two trials over historical assault allegations” & related articles

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The Sydney Morning Herald 02 May 2018 — 9:32am By Adam Cooper George Pell is likely to face two trials and two juries, with his sexual assault charges set to be heard separately, but a date for his first trial … Continue reading

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“Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell faces historical sexual offences trial” & related article

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Australia’s most senior Catholic has said he will plead not guilty to all charges The Guardian Tue 1 May 2018 03.14 BST Last modified on Tue 1 May 2018 03.48 BST Melissa Davey @MelissaLDavey 0:34 George Pell arrives at court for committal … Continue reading

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Cardinal George Pell committed to stand trial

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Cardinal George Pell is going to trial.  According to media reports, he will face multiple charges from multiple complainants.  Some of the more serious charges have been dropped,  but those were charges which were based on allegations from one complainant … Continue reading

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“Former Sudbury student wins $2.5M settlement” & related article

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The Sudbury Star Saturday, April 28, 2018 4:38:22 EDT AM By Sudbury Star Staff Rev. William Hodgson Marshall A man who was abused by a priest in Sudbury five decades ago has won a $2.5-million settlement against the Basilian Fathers … Continue reading

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Decision day has arrived for George Pell, as magistrate weighs options

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 The Sydney Morning Herald 30 April 2018 — 3:58pm By Adam Cooper His has been a path no other Australian Catholic has taken, all the way to the powerful inner workings of the Vatican, until he became the church’s most … Continue reading

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