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Two sex abuse charges dropped against priest after complainant dies

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Ottawa Citizen Updated: August 27, 2018 Andrew Duffy William Barry McGrory leaves the court house in Ottawa Friday Nov 25, 2016. Tony Caldwell / Postmedia Network Two historic sex abuse charges have been dropped against an Ottawa priest after one … Continue reading

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“US Vatican cardinal: “Not once did I even suspect” McCarrick” & related articles

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ABC News VATICAN CITY — Jul 31, 2018, 4:49 PM ET By Nicole Winfield, associated press The Associated PressCardinal Kevin Farrell, head of the Vatican’s family and laity office, talks during an interview with The Associated Press in office in … Continue reading

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Clergy abuse victims settle with Twin Cities archdiocese for $210M

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Clergy abuse settlement is the largest of its kind in the U.S. The Star Trubune May 31, 2018 — 10:10pm By Jean Hopfensperger and Rochelle Olson Star Tribune The wrenching bankruptcy that forced a reckoning on the Archdiocese of St. … Continue reading

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Saga of dead pedophile priest, principal continues

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SaultStar.com Friday, May 25, 2018 9:07:00 EDT AM  Postmedia Network The legal saga of a now dead, predatory pedophile priest who victimized a young Sudbury student more than 50 years ago is not quite over. In a release posted to … Continue reading

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Despite warnings, past Buffalo bishops returned abusive clergy to parishes

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The Buffalo News Published   May 27, 2018 | Updated May 27, 2018 By Jay Tokasz When a mother complained that the Rev. Norbert F. Orsolits propositioned her teenage son in a bar, the Diocese of Buffalo quietly sent him away … Continue reading

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“Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse” & related articles

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The Herald      (Newcastle Australia) 22 May 2018 SAM RIGNEY Adelaide Archbishop Philip Edward Wilson leaving Newcastle courthouse during his hearing. Picture: Darren Pateman/AAP ADELAIDE Archbishop Philip Edward Wilson has been found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse allegations against another priest after … Continue reading

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“Chile’s bishops resign en masse over sex abuse cover-up” & related articles

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ABC News18 May 2018 By nicole winfield, associated press VATICAN CITY — May 18, 2018, 7:21 AM ET The Associated PressPope Francis reads his message during his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 16, … Continue reading

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$2.6 million awarded to man abused by former principal of St. Mary’s College (8 photos)

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Largest award ever of punitive damages against the Catholic Church in Canada. Father Hod Marshall was known as ‘Happy Hands’ ostensibly because of his love for basketball Soo Today 01 May 2018 by: David Helwig   In a landmark civil … Continue reading

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“Roman Catholic Church to pay $2.6M in landmark sex abuse case” & related article

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The London Free PressPublished on: April 27, 2018 | Last Updated: April 27, 2018 6:39 PM EDT Jane Sims Rev. William Hodgson Marshall makes his way into the Superior Court in Windsor. (File photo) By the time Rev. William Hodgson … Continue reading

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“Bishop of Galloway says abuse scandal ‘blackens good name’ of Church ” & related article

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The Scotsman 18 April 2018   Published: 06:00 Updated: 10:22 Wednesday 18 April 2018 Chris Marshall Bishop William Nolan addresses the congregation of Holy Family Church A Catholic bishop has said the case of a paedophile priest has “poisoned relationships” within … Continue reading

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