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“Archbishop of Brisbane under investigation over alleged response to child abuse information” related article & text of his homily at closing Mass at Vatican Summit

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Mark Coleridge allegedly called Canberra woman a ‘gossip’ during 2006 meeting The Guardian Mon 25 Feb 2019 06.47 GMT Last modified on Mon 25 Feb 2019 07.01 GMT Christopher Knaus @knausc The archbishop of Brisbane, Mark Coleridge, is under investigation for … Continue reading

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Why did the Basilians conceal the truth about Father Jack Hanna’s “misconduct”?

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Father Jack Hanna csb, a Basilian priest who has been freely roaming about Toronto Ontario (Canad)a for several years, was the subject of credible allegations of sex abuse of a minor.  Father Hanna, who taught at St. Thomas High School … Continue reading

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“Montreal priest takes the stand and denies allegations in sexual abuse trial” & related articles

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Global News 22 November 2018 6:31 pm By Amanda Jelowicki Anchor/Reporter  Global News WATCH: Father Brian Boucher took the stand in his own defense on the fourth day of his trial. As Global’s Amanda Jelowicki explains, the Catholic priest is … Continue reading

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“Young man testifies that he was abused by Montreal priest Brian Boucher for three years as a teen” & related articles

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Brian Boucher, a Catholic priest who worked at churches across Montreal, is on trial for sexual assault. CTV Montreal Published Monday, November 19, 2018 12:33PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 19, 2018 8:30PM EST CTV Montreal: Priest on trial   … Continue reading

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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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