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Royal Assent

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A note of special interest to victims in the province of Alberta… 07 March 2017:  New bill removes 2-year limit for victims to sue attackers  Bill 2 received Royal Assent and became law 04 May 2017         … Continue reading

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Former Benedictine colleague in jail

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As most of you know, extradition proceedings are apparently under way to have Father Robert MacKenzie returned to Scotland  to face charges in relation to  historic sex abuse.  The allegations appear to be related to his time teaching at Fort … Continue reading

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At the the Abbey

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There are three court dates today (Friday, 07 April 2017) (1)  Nathan Labatt  (Former youth volunteer with Archdiocese of Regina, Saskatchewan Youth Ministry.  Labatt, who faced charges in three Saskatchewan jurisdictions,  was just acquitted  on charges in Kamsack Saskatchewan  because, … Continue reading

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Scottish police trying to extradite Saskatchewan priest over abuse claims: report

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Regina Leader Post Published on: April 4, 2017 | Last Updated: April 4, 2017 4:57 PM CST Ashley Martin, Regina Leader-Post On a Tuesday afternoon in Cupar, the main doors to the two-tone brick St. Patrick’s Catholic Church are locked … Continue reading

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“Second man charged over Fort Augustus Abbey school abuse claims” & related articles from 2013 and 2014 giving background on Fort Augustus Abbey School scandal

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BBC News 19 February 2014 A second man has been charged in relation to the abuse of pupils at a former Catholic boarding school. Police Scotland said the 63-year-old from the west of Scotland had been charged in connection with … Continue reading

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Fort Augustus Abbey School ( Sins of Our Fathers – BBC Scotland )

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An excellent video, and very informative, particularly in light of the fact that Fort August Abbey is  the school at which Father Robert MacKenzie, a former Benedictine monk,  taught at in Scotland. For reasons unknown in 1988  Father MacKenzie relocated … Continue reading

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Revealed: Sexual predator Jimmy Savile was regular visitor to Catholic school at centre of abuse scandal

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FORMER BBC presenter was frequently invited to Fort Augustus Abbey by Benedictine Order monks. The Daily Record 07:42, 1 AUG 2013 Updated13:35, 1 AUG 2013 By   Mark McGivern Jimmy Savile photographed in the library at Fort Augustus Catholic school (Photo: … Continue reading

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MacKenzie: Father Robert MacKenzie

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THIS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION Robert MacKenzie Father Robert MacKenzie Father Bob Ian Robert MacKenzie Scottish-born priest.  Ordained  in Edinburgh, Scotland 15 July 1956.  Originally was a Benedictine priest in Scotland – taught at Carlekemp and Fort Augustus Abbey School  in … Continue reading

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“4,444 victims: extent of abuse in Catholic church in Australia revealed” & related articles

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The Guardian (Australia) Monday 6 February 2017 00.16 GMT Last modified on Monday 6 February 2017 13.42 GMT Christopher Knaus @knausc 37% of all private sessions royal commission held with survivors related to the Catholic church The average age of alleged victims … Continue reading

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Here is the shocking opening address to the royal commission about child abuse in the Catholic church

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Sky News (skynews.com.au) Feb 6, 2017, 1:34 PM Simon Thomsen Senior counsel assisting Gail Furness SC addresses the royal commission. Source: screenshot The royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse opened its first hearings for 2017 in Sydney … Continue reading

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