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Catholic priest in therapy after gambling 500,000 euros of parish money

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Father Flavio Gobbo, 48, negotiated a plea bargain for a suspended two-year jail term for embezzlement, the Corriere della Sera newspaper said. The Eagle Online 19 April 2018 An Italian Priest has gambled away more than 620,000 dollars of his … Continue reading

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Former Winnipeg priest Ronald Léger, archdiocese sued by sex assault victim

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Archdiocese, Clerics of St. Viator tried to cover up abuse, victim claims CBC News Posted: Jul 06, 2016 11:33 AM CT   Last Updated: Jul 06, 2016 11:34 AM CT Former priest Ronald Léger is being sued by a sexual assault … Continue reading

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NEW 02 January 2013 to 18 April 2013

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18 April 2013  Her Majesty the Queen v. Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh (Supreme Court of Canada) for 22 April 2013 (Of Interest/Canada) April 2013: Letter from the Honourable Rob Nicholson (Minister of Justice) to Michael James Fitzgerald (Accused/Silva:  Father Jose Silva) … Continue reading

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“Inquiry bungles church abuse complaint” & “Abuse inquiry process too hard for victims”

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The Sydney Morning Herald July 27, 2012 A VICTIM of sexual abuse – by a Catholic priest – who wrote to a government inquiry into clergy sexual abuse was referred to a Catholic agency, less than a week after the … Continue reading

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“N.Y. archbishop fights child abuse legislation” & “Catholic Church Fights to Kill PA’s Statute of Limitation Reform”

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People’s World 13 March 2012 by Dan Margolis In a meeting with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Democrat, Cardinal Timothy Dolan stressed that he was resolutely opposed to the proposed Child Victims Act, which, he says, “unfairly” targets the Catholic … Continue reading

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Unlock The Secret abuse files – Calderdale lawyer’s fight over church sex scandals

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The Halifax Courier (UK – halifaxcourier.co.uk) 18 January 2012 Lawyer Richard Scorer. Published on Wednesday 18 January 2012 11:45 A CALDERDALE lawyer is leading a campaign demanding the Roman Catholic Church open its “secret archives” on child abuse. Richard Scorer, who … Continue reading

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JG’s email and parent’s wedding picture

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15 January 2012 (email from JG with attachment.  JG’s father – the groom in the picture – was sexually abused as a child by Father Leon Gagnon) …….. Hi Sylvia, I have just posted some comments under the Gagnon heading…I am sending you a … Continue reading

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Former teacher faces sex charges

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St. John’s Telegram 02 November 1989 A former teacher at St. John Bosco school on  Shea  Heights  will go to trial Jan. 29 in Newfoundland Supreme Court on two sex-related charges and one charge of assault. Raymond Gareth Standford, 38, … Continue reading

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Baggio loses teaching licence 3 years after conviction

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The Windsor Star 18 October 2011  BY SARAH SACHELI Mark Baggio enters the Superior Court Thursday Jan. 8, 2009 in Windsor. The former F.J. Brennan High School teacher was sentenced for sexually assaulting female students. Photograph by: Dan Janisse, The Windsor … Continue reading

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Report into sexual abuse in Raphoe delayed as more information sought

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Irish Examiner By Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Stephen Maguire A REPORT into sex abuse in the Diocese of Raphoe has been delayed after the man tasked with carrying out the investigation asked for more information from Church authorities. The Church-run National … Continue reading

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