Category Archives: Germany

Full text of Benedict XVI: ‘The Church and the scandal of sexual abuse’

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Catholic News Agency Vatican City, Apr 10, 2019 / 04:23 pm (CNA).- The following is a previously unpublished essay from Pope emeritus Benedict XVI: On February 21 to 24, at the invitation of Pope Francis, the presidents of the world’s … Continue reading

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Catch-up

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I used to routinely advise people to check NEW to the site for recent  posting of articles, documents and so on.  I haven’t doe that for a while so, here goes… Please check NEW to the site to keep tabs … Continue reading

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“Bavarian court jails ex-priest for 108 counts of child sex abuse” & related article

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The Local  de 22 February 2018 14:25 CET+01:00 AFP [email protected] @thelocalgermany Thomas Maria B. in court in Deggendorf. Photo: DPA A German former Catholic priest was on Thursday sentenced to eight and a half years in prison for more than … Continue reading

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“S.Africa extradites German priest on sex abuse charges” & related article

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GlobalPost Agence France-Presse 30 July 2014 A German Catholic priest accused of sexual abuse of children in his native country and in South Africa has been extradited to Germany, police said Wednesday. Georg Kerkhoff, who is in his 50s, was … Continue reading

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Traffic

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I was hoping there would be some coverage of yesterday afternoon’s (20 Nov.) testimony at the sex abuse trial of previously convicted molester Father Eric Dejaeger, a former fugitive from justice and Oblate priest. Not yet, and it’s just after … Continue reading

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Revolving door

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I am just back from the Ottawa courthouse (Father Joe LeClair had a court date this morning). Father Joe LeClair was not there.  I didn’t really anticipate that he would be.  Once again, it was over and done with in … Continue reading

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Eerily familiar

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Well, somtimes you just can’t win!  Yesterday I bought extra memory for my desktop.  I was quite excited getting it popped in and reaping the rewards. All was well. I posted a few articles. Don’t miss these two re Father … Continue reading

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“great is their ruin”

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I have been sitting on this for a day.  I am upset.  Look at these: 02 July 2010:  Forgiveness but no comeback for Mixa: Pope 01 July 2010:  Pope lays out terms for accused German bishop Is this a heads … Continue reading

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He should be charged

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And here`s a few more articles which I wanted to get posted: 21 June 2010:  Walter Mixa, German bishop and ally of the Pope, faces new child abuse allegations 21 June 2010:  Cardinal denies corruption allegations 21 June 2010: Ex … Continue reading

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They didn’t know?

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I must get to preparations for Easter dinner .  Much to do on that front 🙂 A quick reference with comment to three articles which have been added to Sylvia’s Site today.  (I now list them under the “New” tab … Continue reading

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