Category Archives: France

“More charges of inappropriate touching aimed at Vatican envoy to France” & related articles

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Crux Jun 15, 2019 Claire Giangravè FAITH AND CULTURE CORRESPONDENT”luigi ventura ROME – More people have come forward to accuse Archbishop Luigi Ventura, the papal representative to France, of inappropriate behavior and groping. The Vatican diplomat currently is entrenched in … 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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“2nd complaint filed agst France nuncio” & related article

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Msgr Luigi Ventura alleged to be sex pest © ANSA/EPA Redazione ANSA Paris 18 February 2019   18:00 News (ANSA) – Paris, February 18 – A second complaint of sexual assault has been filed against the Vatican nuncio in France, Le … 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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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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“Cardinal Philippe Barbarin to stand trial in sex scandal cover-up case” & related articles

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La Croix International April 5, 2018 La Croix International staff France A French cardinal and a high-ranking Vatican official are to stand trial for allegedly covering up a child sex abuse scandal in the Archdiocese of Lyon. Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, … Continue reading

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“Sexual abuse: Canada called to extradite Father Rivoire” & original French text

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[This is a Google translation.  Scroll down for original French text] Le Journal de Montreal Monday, March 26, 2018 20:03 UPDATE Monday, March 26, 2018 20:06 Maxime Huard       Photo Camille Garnier Joannes Rivoire, 87, lives in an … Continue reading

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Pedophile priests: The escape

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One obtained a prestigious position in Rome, the other failed in an orphanage in Malta. Here is the disconcerting journey of six churchmen accused of pedophile crimes. La Presse 21 March 2017 Isabelle Hachey La Presse [see also 21 March … Continue reading

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“Pedophile priests: Haunted by Father Rivoire” & original French text

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La Presse 21 March 2017 Isabelle Hachey La Presse [This is a google translation.  Scroll down for original French text] See also:  21 March 2017:  Pedophile priests: The escape Father Joannes Rivoire sank a peaceful retreat in a sunny sanctuary … Continue reading

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Inuit leader continues to seek justice against alleged abusive priest living in France

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Piita Irniq seeks justice for Nunavut leader who was his childhood friend CBC News  Indigenous By Bob Weber, The Canadian Press Posted: Dec 22, 2016 1:53 PM ET   Last Updated: Dec 23, 2016 9:04 PM ET Piita Irniq has been trying … Continue reading

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