Tag Archives: Clerical sexual predators

Judge’s death delays Quebec abuse audit

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The Catholic Register 08 August 2019 By  Catholic Register Staff Anne-Marie Trahan. The death of a retired Quebec Superior Judge will postpone the audit of allegations of sexual abuse against minors in the Montreal archdiocese and several other Quebec dioceses. … Continue reading

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Defrocked priests

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I had a blog together which disappeared into thin air when I tried to publish it 🙁  No draft.  No back up.  Poof!  Gone.  Very unusual that there is not one line of back-up anywhere, but …. it’s gone.  So, … Continue reading

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Full text of Benedict XVI: ‘The Church and the scandal of sexual abuse’

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Catholic News Agency Vatican City, Apr 10, 2019 / 04:23 pm (CNA).- The following is a previously unpublished essay from Pope emeritus Benedict XVI: On February 21 to 24, at the invitation of Pope Francis, the presidents of the world’s … Continue reading

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Archbishop Bolen letter re Father Robert MacKenzie

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Bishop’s Letter re: Fr. Robert MacKenzie TO: Priests, Parishes, Lay members of the Archdiocese We regret to inform you that Fr. Robert MacKenzie, a long-time pastor serving in our archdiocese, has been charged by Scottish authorities with physical and sexual … Continue reading

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What Do the Church’s Victims Deserve?

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The Catholic Church is turning to outside arbiters to reckon with its history of sexual abuse. But skeptics argue that its legacy of evasion continues. The New Yorker 08 April 2019    5:00 A.M.  (15 April edition) By Paul Elie Some … Continue reading

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Open letter to all those who have been wounded by the effects of clergy sexual abuse within the Archdiocese of Regina

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Archdiocese of Regina website 05 March 2019 This letter is to all of you who have been wounded through clergy sexual abuse: to those whose abuse was at the hands of a parish priest, a pastor, a member of a … Continue reading

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For the love of God

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So, on appeal the Archbishop of Guam was found guilty by a Vatican tribunal: 04 April 2019:  CDF upholds guilty verdict of Guam archbishop for abuse of minors” & related article Tut. Tut. Bad boy!! Exactly what kind of message … Continue reading

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“Man abused by priest launches class action suit against Montreal Catholic archdiocese” & related article

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Suit seeking compensation for any victims of Montreal priests since 1940 CBC Montreal Posted: Apr 03, 2019 4:47 PM ET | Last Updated: April 3 Steve Rukavina · CBC News ·  One of the men who was sexually assaulted by … Continue reading

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“York Region mental health centre speaks out months after explosive report on abusive priests” & related articles

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Toronto Star Mon., April 1, 2019 By Lisa QueenYorkRegion.com The Southdown Institute mental health treatment centre missed a chance to explain what its mission is when it didn’t respond to accusations that priests who had sexually assaulted children were sent … Continue reading

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“Former altar boy assaulted by priest demands archdiocese open its records” & related articles

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Toronto Sun Published: March 21, 2019 Updated: March 21, 2019 6:34 PM ED Michele Mandel All they speak are empty words. When Bob McCabe filed his lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Toronto in 2014, he says church leaders told him … Continue reading

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