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St. Joseph’s Training School abuse: Why papal apology matters to survivor, 60 years later

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The Ottawa Citizen Updated: April 7, 2019 Bruce Deachman The dimly lit conference room looked like so many others — a long table with nameplates and microphones, surrounded by drab olive drapes and beige carpet. On this particular Thursday, however, … Continue reading

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“‘It’s not our shame to carry’: Victim of sexual abuse says Archdiocese of Regina on right path” & related articles

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Archdiocese issues open letter, apology to victims of sexual abuse on Ash Wednesday CBC News Posted: Mar 08, 2019 10:32 AM CT | Last Updated: March 8 Janani Whitfield · CBC News Pamela Walsh has pushed for several years to … Continue reading

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The archbishop, the paedophile priest, the compassionate church employee and the damage done

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The Newcastle Herald 26 May 2018 Joanne McCarthy Rejected: Newcastle woman Anthea Halpin whose failed attempts to meet with Archbishop Philip Wilson in 2008 have changed history. Picture: Simone De Peak. IT’S one of the most spectacular own goals in … Continue reading

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“Catholic priest jailed for nine years for child sex abuse” & “Paedophile priest Father Paul Moore ‘poisoned my life'”

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BBC  News 11 April 2018 A Catholic priest has been jailed for nine years for sexually abusing three children and a student priest in crimes spanning more than 20 years. Father Paul Moore, 82, committed the crimes in various locations … Continue reading

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Alas, my question has been definitively answered

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When it comes to clerical sexual predators, complicit clergy and  apologies Pope Francis has stepped over a line: 18 January 2018:  Pope Francis shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander Accusing the victims of calumny? And this demeaning … Continue reading

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“Archbishop makes explosive claim at Royal Commission” & related articles

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The Archbishop of Sydney has made an explosive claim about the church’s response to child sex abuse allegations. 23 February 2017 Starts at 60 Writers Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher fronted the Royal Commission today. Source: YouTube No doubt you’ve been … Continue reading

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Australian diplomat’s son in Tokyo St Mary’s child sexual abuse story

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The Age (Australia) Date:   August 16, 2015 Simon Scott Jacob was 11 years old when he was raped, in a Catholic school chapel, by two Brothers who threatened to do the same to his younger brother if he spoke out. … Continue reading

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“Child sex abuse inquiry: Senior Catholic nun apologises to victims from Neerkol orphanage in Queensland: & related articles

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ABC Radio Australia Updated 22 April 2015, 14:30 AEST By William Rollo A senior Catholic nun apologises to victims of sexual abuse at St Joseph’s Orphanage at Neerkol, near Rockhampton, during her testimony at a Royal Commission into Institutional Responses … Continue reading

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“Child abuse inquiry: Priest told boy he was ‘product of evil and satanic relationship'” & related articles

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The Belfast Telegraph 29 January 2014 The site of the former St Joseph’s Home, Termonbacca A priest told a former resident of a church-run children’s home in Northern Ireland that he was the product of an evil and satanic relationship, … Continue reading

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