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Hamilton newspaper slammed for ‘appalling’ child sex abuse blog

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ABC Ballarat (Australia) 28 April 2015 By Margaret Burin Comments by the publisher of the south-west Victorian Hamilton Spectator newspaper have sparked anger amongst survivors of child sex abuse. On Saturday the Hamilton Spectator’s publisher, Richard Beks printed an opinion … Continue reading

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Virtuous Pedophiles group gives support therapy cannot

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Stigma around pedophilia affecting therapy, search for cause of condition CBC News Posted: Jul 18, 2014 4:20 PM ETLast Updated: Jul 21, 2014 6:38 PM ET By Amber Hildebrandt Stories about pedophilia often focus on some of the most heinous crimes … Continue reading

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“Bishop Thomas Paprocki: Catholic church has learned from past mistakes” & related article

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The State Journal-Register Posted Jan. 30, 2014 @ 1:02 am Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki It is horrible to read about the tragic experience of Joe Iacono of Springfield, who was a victim of sexual abuse by a Catholic priest when … Continue reading

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Ottawa Sun letters to the editor: Jan. 26 (re Father Joe LeClair)

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The Ottawa Sun First posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014 05:14 PM EST | Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014 05:18 PM EST Not fair Re: Father Joe LeClair. The Sun is not earning respect from its readers with this form of … Continue reading

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Bishop Rishard Gagnon Statement regarding Father Phil Jacobs conditional sentence

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria website 04 September 2013 Dear Brothers and Sisters, In 2010, Fr. Philip Jacobs, inactive as a priest since 2002, was charged with four counts related to minors. On February 25, 2013 Justice Gropper found Fr. … Continue reading

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Bishop Fred Henry defends Fr. Newton Rodrigues after he is cleared of abuse charges

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The Calgary Sun First posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 10:31 PM MDT | Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 10:43 PM MDT By Kevin Martin ,Calgary Sun Bishop Fred Henry enters the Calgary Courts Centre to testify during a defamation suit. … Continue reading

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“Archdiocese removes priest from hospital in Newark after learning of molestation history” & related Monsignor Paul L. Bochicchio Letter to the Editor

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Monsignor Paul L. Bochicchio Letter to the Editor (Newark  Star-Ledger) re Father Michael Fugee (as found on PublishaLetter.com) 21 October 2009 Dear Editor: As someone who knows well what a fine priest Fr.Michael Fugee is,I take great exception to the … Continue reading

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“Accused former priest testifies in own defence” & “Father Phil denies abuse allegations”

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Saanich News Published: December 17, 2012 4:00 PM Updated: December 17, 2012 5:04 PM By Kyle Slavin – Saanich News Warning: The following story contains graphic testimony of a sexual nature that could be upsetting to some readers. Phillip Jacobs … Continue reading

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Outrage at friar’s claims that it is often the teenage boys who seduce priests in religious sex abuse cases… and he calls Sandusky ‘a poor guy’

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MailOnline (dailymail.co.uk) By Daniel Miller PUBLISHED: 08:49 GMT, 30 August 2012  | UPDATED: 13:57 GMT, 30 August 2012 Father Benedict Groeschel described Jerry Sandusky as a ‘poor guy’ He said priests found guilty of abuse should not go to jail … Continue reading

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Bitter, Intoxicated Priest Released from Custody after Attacking Father’s Day Celebration

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[Note from Sylvia: This article is a spoof!] The Bennington Vale Evening Transcript (California) Wednesday, June 20, 2012 By BC Bass SAN NARCISO, Calif. (Bennington Vale Evening Transcript) — Father Vantz Lagstrom, a priest from Pennsylvania who was visiting Father … Continue reading

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