Category Archives: Belgium

“Belgian archbishop ordered to pay church abuse victim” & related articles

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Reuters  24 April 2015 . Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels and Primate of Belgium Andre-Joseph Leonard arrives for a meeting with … BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgium’s senior Roman Catholic cleric, Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard, has been ordered to pay 10,000 euros ($10,900) in damages … Continue reading

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Tech glitches, admin errors wreak havoc on Nunavut court

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“I apologize for the breakdown in technology” Nunatsiaq Online 18 March 2015 THOMAS ROHNER Video-conference screw-ups and human error led to numerous delays at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit March 17. (FILE PHOTO) Justice Robert Kilpatrick shook his … Continue reading

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“Ex-priest jailed for sex crimes against dozens of children and a sled dog in the Canadian Arctic” & related articles

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9news.com.au (Australia) 05 February 2015 Eric Dejaeger. (Supplied) A defrocked Catholic priest was sentenced Wednesday to 19 years in prison for sexual assault of dozens of children in the Canadian Arctic, where he worked as a missionary for decades. Belgian-born … Continue reading

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Nunavut ex-priest Dejaeger says he’s sorry for sex crimes against Inuit children

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Judge will likely issue written sentence decision before March at the latest Nunatsiaq Online 22 January 2015  10:52 am JIM BELL Eric Dejaeger enters the Iqaluit court house for a court appearance about a year ago, in January 2014. (FILE … Continue reading

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Nunavut abuse victim hurls scripture at pedophile ex-priest Dejaeger

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Convicted child molester “shall be punished with everlasting destruction,” woman says Nunatsiaq Online 21 January 2015 JIM BELL Wearing pink handcuffs, Eric Dejaeger steps out of an RCMP vehicle at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit, prior to a … Continue reading

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Eric Dejaeger sentencing: Lawyers’ arguments expected today

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Ex-priest convicted of sex crimes against Inuit children in Igloolik, Nunavut 3 decades ago CBC News Posted: Jan 21, 2015 4:45 AM CT  Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015 10:00 AM CT Former Catholic priest Eric Dejaeger leaves an Iqaluit courtroom … Continue reading

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Eric Dejaeger sentencing: former priest’s hearing continues

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CBC News North CBC News Posted: Jan 20, 2015 5:08 AM CT Last Updated: Jan 20, 2015 5:08 AM CT Defrocked Oblate priest Eric Dejaeger is escorted into the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit on Sept. 12, 2014. Dejaeger … Continue reading

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CBC LIVE BLOG: Eric Dejaeger sentencing: 9 victims make impact statements

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Former priest convicted of 32 counts of child sex abuse over 3 decades ago in Nunavut CBC News Posted: Jan 19, 2015 7:00 AM CT Last Updated: Jan 19, 2015 11:32 AM CT Eric Dejaeger bows his head as he’s … Continue reading

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Deported four years ago!

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Ex-priest, convicted molester and Oblate Eric Dejaeger is due in court in Iqaluit tomorrow for his sentencing hearing.  18 January 2015:  Arctic hamlet readies for mental health fallout from priest sex abuse sentencing It’s good to hear that counselling services … Continue reading

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Arctic hamlet readies for mental health fallout from priest sex abuse sentencing

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Former priest Dejaeger found guilty of sex charges CTV News Bob Weber, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, January 18, 2015 11:10AM EST   Eric Dejaeger leaves an Iqaluit, Nunavut courtroom Jan. 20, 2011. (Chris Windeyer / THE CANADIAN PRESS) IQALUIT, … Continue reading

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