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Australian government says abuse claim monk should face trial in Scotland

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BBC 16 April 2019 By Mark Daly BBC Disclosure Image caption Fr Denis “Chrysostom” Alexander was arrested in 2017 The Australian government has said a former monk accused of sexually abusing children at a Catholic boarding school in the Scottish … Continue reading

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Revealed: 16 alleged victims of Scots priest, 86, facing extradition

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The Sunday Post 14 April 2019 By markaitken Rev. Robert MacKenzie has retired from St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic church in Cupar, Saskatchewan but still lives in the church’s rectory A retired priest is to be extradited from Canada to face … 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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Royal Assent

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A note of special interest to victims in the province of Alberta… 07 March 2017:  New bill removes 2-year limit for victims to sue attackers  Bill 2 received Royal Assent and became law 04 May 2017         … Continue reading

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The wheels of justice grind slowly

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Nearly four full years ago I posted the following article, a disturbing account of what appeared for all the world to be a punishment meted out upon a priest in Scotland for his continued attempts to have a predatory priest … Continue reading

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“Retired priest faces trial over abuse claims” & related articles

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BBC News        Glasgow & West Scotland 12 May 2017 A former Catholic priest charged with sexually abusing children in the 1970s and 80s is set to stand trial. Father Paul Moore, 81, who worked in Ayrshire, is also accused of … Continue reading

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Former Benedictine colleague in jail

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As most of you know, extradition proceedings are apparently under way to have Father Robert MacKenzie returned to Scotland  to face charges in relation to  historic sex abuse.  The allegations appear to be related to his time teaching at Fort … Continue reading

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Odds and ends

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In case you missed the notice elsewhere, the verdict in the Father Stephen Amesse trial will be rendered on Tuesday afternoon: Tuesday, 02 May  2017:   1 pm, VERDICT, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Ottawa courthouse (161 Elgin St.) I don’t … Continue reading

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Scottish police trying to extradite Saskatchewan priest over abuse claims: report

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Regina Leader Post Published on: April 4, 2017 | Last Updated: April 4, 2017 4:57 PM CST Ashley Martin, Regina Leader-Post On a Tuesday afternoon in Cupar, the main doors to the two-tone brick St. Patrick’s Catholic Church are locked … Continue reading

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Clarification

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A little more information on Father Robert MacKenzie, the Scottish-born former Benedictine monk who, at age 56, landed in Saskatchewan, became a diocesan priest and a Canadian citizen, and is now in essence wanted in Scotland. First, an ad for … Continue reading

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