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Catholic Church battles Brendan Smyth abuse victims

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The Belfast Telegraph 30 January 2014 /> It is alleged that a young boy had told the then Fr Sean Brady that Smyth was abusing children in 1975 The High Court in Dublin has reserved judgment after a Catholic bishop … Continue reading

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Supporter of priest tries to sway jury

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The Modesto Bee 12 April 2012 By Jennie Rodriguez-Moore The Record (Stockton) STOCKTON — For the second time since a civil trial began, a supporter of former Catholic priest Michael Kelly has attempted to interfere or influence the jury that … Continue reading

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Supreme Court halts trial of priest on buggery charge

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irishtimes.com 09 February 2012 MARY CAROLAN A SUPREME Court majority decision halting the trial of a priest for alleged buggery of a teenage boy in 1970 due to “inexplicable” failures by the Oireachtas when decriminalising buggery in 1993, has important … Continue reading

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Background: Wisniewski v. Diocese of Belleville

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National Catholic Reporter 25 July 2011  By Robert McClory Robert McClory’s news story about Belleville diocese’s appeal of clergy sex abuse case is here, Braxton battles on against abuse case. Following is more details about the case and Fr. Raymond … Continue reading

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