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Was anyone held criminally accountable?

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I have just posted the page on former Christian Brother Douglas Kenny. Kenny was Superintendent at Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s Newfoundland from 1971-1976 and, in fact was the man in charge when the first police investigation into allegations … Continue reading

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Belgian bishop faces new abuse allegations

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Reuters Canada Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:26pm EDT BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A Belgian lawyer said on Monday he had launched an inquiry into a new case of alleged sexual abuse by the former bishop of Bruges, Roger Vangheluwe, who has … Continue reading

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Burton: Brother David Burton

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David Jerome Burton Member of the Christian Brothers.  Served at Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s Newfoundland.  1983: GUILTY plea to charges of sex abuse of Mount Cashel boy.  1999 – Supreme Court of Newfoundland ruled that it would violate … Continue reading

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Calls for royal commission into church abuse

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The World Today ABC News Australia Timothy McDonald reported this story on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 12:42:00 ASHLEY HALL: A legal academic who was responsible for reviewing the Catholic Church’s program for dealing with sexual abuse says there should be … Continue reading

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Plea for inquiry into church sex abuse

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The Newcastle Herald (Australia) 01 Aug, 2012 04:00 AM BY JOANNE MCCARTHY THE family of Hunter man John Pirona says there is a fitting legacy for him after his disappearance and death last week, when he left a letter saying … Continue reading

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Man abused as a child by pedophile priest found dead in car

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The Herald Sun (Victoria, Australia) AAP July 27, 2012  6:10PM “The pain was just too much” for John Pirona, who was abused as a child by a pedophile priest. The married father-of-two was found dead in his car Picture: NSW … Continue reading

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“Inquiry bungles church abuse complaint” & “Abuse inquiry process too hard for victims”

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The Sydney Morning Herald July 27, 2012 A VICTIM of sexual abuse – by a Catholic priest – who wrote to a government inquiry into clergy sexual abuse was referred to a Catholic agency, less than a week after the … Continue reading

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Dublin archbishop in Brendan Smyth inquiry call

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 BBC News Norther Ireland 6 May 2012 Last updated at 09:19 ET Dr Martin said Smyth’s victims were owed such an inquiry The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Diarmuid Martin, has called for an independent international commission of inquiry into … Continue reading

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Fr Greene’s child sex abuse featured in explosive BBC documentary

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The Donegal Democrat Published on Wednesday 2 May 2012 10:34 Paedophile Priest Fr Eugene Greene. (NO credit) The extensive abuse of children in west Donegal by Father Eugene Greene was dealt with in an explosive documentary aired last night by … Continue reading

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Cardinal Seán Brady says he will not resign over failure to pass on Brendan Smyth abuse claims

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rte.ie Updated: 16:48, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 Cardinal Seán Brady has said he does not intend to resign following new allegations about a 1975 church inquiry into the activities of paedophile priest Fr Brendan Smyth. Seán Brady was involved in … Continue reading

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