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“McCarrick laicized by Pope Francis” & related articles

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Catholic News Agency 16 February 2019 By Hannah Brockhaus   Vatican City, Feb 16, 2019 / 01:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith ordered this week the laicization of Theodore McCarrick, a … Continue reading

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“Northern Ireland Catholic Priest ‘Sexually Abused Boy In Confession Every Week For Three Years’” & related article

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The Global Beacon 12 May 2018 Fr Seamus Reid Belfast Telegraph “A man has told how he was sexually abused as a child by a priest under the guise of him conducting confessions. In an emotional interview, the victim, who … Continue reading

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Erie Catholic Diocese Priest Charged with Sexual Abuse of Two Boys

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One of the victims was 8 years old while the second victim was 15 when the abuse started. Erie News Now Tuesday, May 8th 2018, 10:45 am EDT Updated:Tuesday, May 8th 2018, 12:16 pm EDT   An Erie Catholic Diocese … Continue reading

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Archbishop denies in Australian court knowledge of pedophile

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The National Post April 11, 2018 2:28 AM EDT Last Updated April 11, 2018 2:54 AM EDT NEWCASTLE, Australia — A Roman Catholic archbishop on Wednesday denied under oath in an Australian court that two former altar boys ever told … Continue reading

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Can you see what happened here?

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Regarding the recent stay of charges against Father Javier De Los Angeles Cortazar , the Mexican-born priest who just ‘walked’ after the complainant was questioned about  hearing Cortazar’s confession. As you know, Father Cortazar, a priest with the Diocese of … Continue reading

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Assessment for clergy candidates flawed, sex inquiry hears

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The Courier 14 Feb 2017, 6:30 p.m. Melissa Cunningham @MeljCunningham Clergy sexual abuse victims Gordon Hill and Emma Furness at the child abuse hearing in Sydney. A lack of understanding and compassion may have caused Catholic priests to hear the confessions of clergy … Continue reading

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“Three boys told priest in confession about sexual abuse” & related articles

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The Telegram (St. John’s Newfoundland) Published on June 06, 2016 Barb Sweet Three agreed statements of facts were submitted to the Mount Cashel civil trial Monday from 1950s-era residents who told their parish priest during confession they were sexual abused … Continue reading

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Man says he told priest in confession of sexual incidents

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The Telegraph (St. John’s Newfoundland) Published on April 08, 2016 Barb Sweet With a moaning sob, a shaking former Mount Cashel Orphanage resident covered his face at Newfoundland Supreme Court Friday morning. The Mount Cashel Orphanage memorial site at the … Continue reading

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Child abuse inquiry hears of Ballarat priest’s regrets on paedophile Gerald Ridsdale

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    ABC News 26 May 2015 Samantha Donovan reported this story on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:35:00 ELEANOR HALL: To the child abuse royal commission, which has heard today from a Ballarat priest who said he hadn’t realised that … Continue reading

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Court date in States

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The next courtdate for Canadian Oblate priest Father Rocky Grimard is: 11 May 2015: 9 am, Arraignment, Bexar County Texas, courthouse Father Grimard, as you know, is facing charges in Texas after approaching tow plainclothes police officers in a park … Continue reading

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