Tag Archives: Archdiocese of St. John’s

Mount Cashel victims lose in N.L. Supreme Court civil trial

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The Telegram (St. John’s NFLD) 20 March 2018 Barb Sweet ([email protected]) The now-demolished Mount Cashel Orphanage in St. John’s. The Telegram A group of now elderly men abused as boys at the former Mount Cashel Orphanage have lost their Supreme … Continue reading

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Cahill: Father Frederick Cahill csb

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Frederick Wallace Cahill Father Fred Cahill Basilian priest.  Ordained 04 July 1951 Cahill was a priest and English teacher at Bishop Grandin from 1969 until his death in 1983. He also directed the Search program for youth in the Calgary … Continue reading

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Mount Cashel was worst-case scenario for boys: expert

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The Telegram (St. John’s Newfoundland) Published on June 22, 2016 Barb Sweet New York forensic psychologist Alan M. Goldstein, in his last hour testifying at the Mount Cashel civil trial in Newfoundland Supreme Court Wednesday, painted a scene at the … Continue reading

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Here we go…

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There are a number of bits and pieces of information which I have been wanting to pass along to you, and included are some questions  I hope some of you can help me answer.  . Here we go, along with … Continue reading

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“John Does consistent in not lying: psychologist” & related article

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The Telegram (St. John’s, Newfoundland) 21 June 2016 Barb Sweet None of the four John Does showed signs of lying or exaggerating during psychological testing, a New York forensic psychologist told the Mount Cashel civil trial Tuesday.  New York forensic … Continue reading

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Mount Cashel boys were horribly wronged: psychologist

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The Telegram (St. John’s Newfoundland) 15 June 2016 Barb Sweet Testifies orphans were as vulnerable as could be A New Mexico forensic psychologist in Newfoundland Supreme Court this morning called  the boys at Mount Cashel as vulnerable as they could … Continue reading

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“Archbishop speaks to Mount Cashel victims from witness stand” & related article

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The Telegram (St. John’s Newfoundland) 14 June 2016 Barb Sweet Published on June 14, 2016Archbishop Martin Currie expressed regret on the witness stand in Newfoundland Supreme Court Tuesday for the abuse boys suffered at the hands of Christian Brothers at … Continue reading

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Church expert backs up Christian Brothers’ autonomy

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The Telegram (St. John’s, Newfoundland) Published on June 13, 2016   Barb Sweet Published on June 13, 2016 Canon law expert Fr. Francis Morrissey (left) chats with Archbishop Martin Currie and vicar general Fr. Francis Puddister (right) at the Mount … Continue reading

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“Only one of Mount Cashel John Does has PTSD: doctor” & related article

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The Telegram (St. John’s Newfoundland) Published on June 09, 2016 Barb Sweet American forensic psychiatrist Dr. Robert Toborowsky (right) continues his testimony at the Mount Cashel civil trial, presided over by Justice Alphonsus Faour. — Photo by Barb Sweet/The Telegram … Continue reading

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High ratio of Brothers from 1957 roster were later convicted

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The Telegram (St. John’s Newfoundland)Published on June 10, 2016 Barb Sweet A chilling number from the 1957 roster of Mount Cashel was read out in Courtroom No. 2 at Newfoundland Supreme Court this morning. Among the 10 Christian Brothers serving … Continue reading

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