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Australian government says abuse claim monk should face trial in Scotland

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BBC 16 April 2019 By Mark Daly BBC Disclosure Image caption Fr Denis “Chrysostom” Alexander was arrested in 2017 The Australian government has said a former monk accused of sexually abusing children at a Catholic boarding school in the Scottish … Continue reading

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Revealed: 16 alleged victims of Scots priest, 86, facing extradition

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The Sunday Post 14 April 2019 By markaitken Rev. Robert MacKenzie has retired from St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic church in Cupar, Saskatchewan but still lives in the church’s rectory A retired priest is to be extradited from Canada to face … Continue reading

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Large festering boil lanced, again

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There are a series of articles posted.  In an effort to get on with several other articles which will require a bit of time I will group them as  follows, some with very limited comment: (1)  Father Joannes Rivoire omi … Continue reading

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‘That is so sick’: Sex charges in Canada against fugitive French priest stayed

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‘The system failed. The government of Canada failed us,’ says friend of alleged victim CBC News Posted: Feb 19, 2019 4:00 AM ET Elyse Skura · CBC News Johannes Rivoire, an Oblate priest, moved to Nunavut in the 1960s and … Continue reading

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New book confirms Viganò‘s report that Pope Francis knew about McCarrick abuse

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Lifesite News 18 February 2019 February 18, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – The much-discussed and soon-to-be-released book In the Closet of the Vatican by Dr. Frédéric Martel contains a passage in which the author confirms a key element of the Archbishop Viganò … Continue reading

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Archbishop Terrance Prendergast sj: “Archbishop Ventura to be Nuncio in France”

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[From Archbishop Terrance Prendergast’s  blogpsot, “The Journey of a Bishop”  25 September 2009] RINUNCE E NOMINE NOMINA DEL NUNZIO APOSTOLICO IN FRANCIA Il Santo Padre Benedetto XVI ha nominato Nunzio Apostolico in Francia S.E. Mons. Luigi Ventura, Arcivescovo titolare di … Continue reading

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“Ex-priest loses appeal for 19-year sentence in Igloolik sex-abuse case” & related article

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Eric Dejaeger appealed conviction on 24 counts related to sexual abuse in Igloolik between 1978 and 1982 CBC News Posted: Nov 26, 2018 11:57 AM CT Catholic priest Eric Dejaeger leaves an Iqaluit, Nunavut courtroom Jan. 20, 2011 after his … Continue reading

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“Vigano letter responds to Cardinal Ouellet’s charge of rebellion against pope” & related articles

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Catholic  News Agency  CNA 19 October 2018 By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 19, 2018 / 08:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a new testimony Friday, Archbishop Carlo Vigano charged that Pope Francis has been negligent in his responsibilities to the … Continue reading

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“Pedophile ex-priest still guilty, Nunavut appeal court rules” & related article

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Convictions upheld; appeal court to rule later on sentence Nunatsiaq News NEWS: Nunavut September 26, 2018 – 10:30 am BETH BROWN WARNING: This article presents information that may be disturbing for some readers. The pedophile ex-priest Eric Dejaeger remains guilty on … Continue reading

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“Pope sends abuse investigators back to Chile, ‘ashamed’ church didn’t listen” & related articles

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CW 39 Houston Posted 7:14 AM, June 1, 2018, by CNN Wire (CNN) — Pope Francis is sending investigators back to Chile to look into historical child abuse and accusations a bishop covered up crimes against minors, the Vatican said … Continue reading

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