Tag Archives: age of consent

A heavy day

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Things went  longer today (Friday) than planned.  Both defence (Robert Carew) and the Crown (Fara Rupert)  took a little longer than the one hour each had intended for closing arguments.  We wrapped up the day at 3 pm. and, I’m … Continue reading

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Catholic priest ‘didn’t know 15 was under-age’

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A German priest on trial in Norway for having sex with a 15-year-old girl claimed he did so because he did not know the country’s legal age of consent was higher than Germany’s. thelocal.de   Germany’s news in English Published: 08 … Continue reading

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“Evidence concludes in sexual assault case against former Catholic priest Gabriele DelBianco ” & related article

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Chatham Daily News Tuesday, October 22, 2013 9:47:01 EDT PM By Neil Bowen, Sarnia Observer Testimony ended Tuesday in the sexual abuse trial of former priest Garbriele DelBianco but the judge’s verdict is not expected until mid-December. Submissions to the … Continue reading

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Joliet bishop reverses decision, removes accused priest from ministry again

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CatholicCulture.org CWN – September 18, 2012 Just days after announcing that a priest would be allowed to return to active ministry despite accusations of sexual abuse, the Bishop of Joliet, Illinois, has reversed himself and removed the priest from ministry … Continue reading

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Relieved

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Hearings resumed at 0930 hours (9:30 am) this morning, Tuesday, 20 January 2009.  Shelley Hallett will resume her testimony. ***** Cosette Chafe (Victim Witness Assistance Program) completed her testimony last evening. Chafe had worked with Tim Smith, Crown Murray MacDonald … Continue reading

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What are they doing?

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Hearings resumed at 0930 hours (09:30 am)this morning, Wednesday 09 April 2008. S/Sgt. Luc Brunet is back on the stand undergoing cross-examination. I have no more than half an ear to what’s going on in the Weave Shed right now. … Continue reading

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