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Priest accused of $500,000 fraud heading to trial

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Preliminary hearing ends early with Amer Saka sent to trial The London Free Press Published on: April 9, 2018 | Last Updated: April 9, 2018 4:55 PM EDT Jane Sims Amer Saka, the former pastor at St. Joseph’s Chaldean Catholic … Continue reading

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Preliminary hearing in priest’s fraud case continues

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Father Amer Saka, 52 was charged in July 2016 and had been suspended from his duties since March 2016 The London Free Press Published on: March 27, 2018 | Last Updated: March 27, 2018 7:48 AM EDT Jane Sims Amer … Continue reading

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What have we as a society come to?

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Convicted Basilian child molester Father Kenneth O’Keefe csb died  20 March 2018.   As most of you know, the death of one’s molester is usually a difficult time for the victims:   in that vein I believe that this will … Continue reading

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“Ex-Priest in jail for sexual assault seeking parole that could see him walk nearly halfway through his sentence” & related article

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 CHCH Posted: March 20, 2018 10:06:01 PM       Last updated: March 20, 2018 10:12:41 PM   A former Welland Priest and sexual predator is applying to be released from prison early after serving less than half of his sentence. One of … Continue reading

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Pedophile priests: The escape

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One obtained a prestigious position in Rome, the other failed in an orphanage in Malta. Here is the disconcerting journey of six churchmen accused of pedophile crimes. La Presse 21 March 2017 Isabelle Hachey La Presse [see also 21 March … Continue reading

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More bits and pieces

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As promised, an update on the Father Amer Saka charges. Father Saka, a priest with the Chaldean Catholic Church in Canada in London Ontario, allegedly gambled away refugee funds.   On 13 July 2016 Father Saka was charged  with fraud over … Continue reading

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Priest pleads guilty to drunk driving

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Minimum sentence handed out for Fr. Joseph LeClair Guelph Today 26 July 2016 by: Rob O’Flanagan An alcoholic who spent eight months in prison for fraud in 2014, Fr. Joseph LeClair, an associate pastor at St. Joseph Catholic Church in … Continue reading

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London priest charged with stealing $500,000 in funds meant for refugees

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The Hamilton Spectator 15 July 2016 By   Joel OpHardt Facebook Father Amer Saka of London, Ont. LONDON, Ont. — A London priest has been charged with stealing $500,000 meant for refugees in a sponsorship program overseen by the Roman … Continue reading

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Ontario Chaldean priest charged with fraud

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After a 4-5 month police investigation, Father Amer Saka, a Chaldean priest in Canada, has been charged with fraud over $5,000 and possessing proceeds of property or thing exceeding $5,000. 14 July 2016:  “Parish priest charged with fraud after allegedly … Continue reading

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“Parish priest charged with fraud after allegedly gambling away more than $500,000 meant for Syrian refugees” & related articles & VIDEO

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London Free Press Thursday, July 14, 2016 1:43:02 EDT PM By Jennifer O’Brien, The London Free Press Father Amer Saka, a priest working at the St. Joseph Chaldean Catholic Church in London, Ontario, is suspended, in treatment and under investigation … Continue reading

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