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Lawyer disbarred, pleads guilty to taking nearly $1 million from residential school survivors

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APTN National News 21. Feb, 2012 by APTN National News By Kathleen Martens APTN National News WINNIPEG — Howard Lorne Tennenhouse was disbarred by the Law Society of Manitoba Tuesday after pleading guilty to taking nearly $1 million from 55 … Continue reading

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US lawsuit claiming that the Pope covered up abuse is withdrawn

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CatholicHerald.co.uk By Francis X Rocca on Monday, 13 February 2012 Lawyer Jeff Anderson represented the plaintiff (AP) A high-profile lawsuit in the United States accusing Pope Benedict XVI of covering up sexual abuse has been withdrawn. Lawyers for the plaintiff … Continue reading

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Unlock The Secret abuse files – Calderdale lawyer’s fight over church sex scandals

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The Halifax Courier (UK – halifaxcourier.co.uk) 18 January 2012 Lawyer Richard Scorer. Published on Wednesday 18 January 2012 11:45 A CALDERDALE lawyer is leading a campaign demanding the Roman Catholic Church open its “secret archives” on child abuse. Richard Scorer, who … Continue reading

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Polish priest testifies for first time in clergy sex abuse trial

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U.S. Catholic Wednesday, January 11, 2012 By Catholic News S… By Jonathan Luxmoore Catholic News Service OXFORD, England (CNS) — A Polish priest testified that a man reported to him that he was sexually abused by the former rector of … Continue reading

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Penn State Scandal Emboldens Other Abuse Victims

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 National Catholic Reporter 16 November 2011 by BARBARA BRADLEY HAGERTY  Matt Rourke/AP Students embrace after a candlelight vigil on the Penn State campus Friday, in State College, Pa. The vigil was held in support of victims of child sexual abuse amid … Continue reading

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The criminal case you can’t know about

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The Toronto Star Published On Wed Nov 02 2011 Tracey Tyler Legal Affairs Reporter We can’t tell you whether Justice Louise Botham, who presided over the case, wrestled with whether to take the drastic step of shrouding the case in … Continue reading

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Small small world

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Father Charles Picot‘s  motion to release will be heard this afternoon (Thursday, 20 October 2011) by teleconference:  2 pm at the Fredericton Court of Appeal. We’re thinking of you Derek.  I know you can’t be there, and it’s probably frustrating not being there … Continue reading

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Lawyers ask court for ‘continuing supervision’ of diocese

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National Catholic Reporter 06 October 2011 By Joshua J. McElwee Bishop Robert W. Finn speaks during a press conference in Kansas City Aug. 20, 2008, announcing the $10 million settlement with 47 victims of sexual abuse. (CNS photo/Joe Cory, The Catholic Key) … Continue reading

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From the Frontlines in the Battle Against Sex Abuse: An Open Letter to the Bishop of Helena, Montana, From the Law Offices of Kosnoff PLLC

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The Sacramento Bee 06 October 2011 PR Newswire This section contains unedited press releases distributed by PR Newswire. These releases reflect the views of the issuing entity and are not reviewed or edited by the Sacramento Bee staff. More information on … Continue reading

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Compensation for clerical sexual abuse victims – Victims to initiate civil proceedings

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The Malta Independent Online 25 September 2011 by Francesca Vella ‘I am disappointed, surprised and disgusted’ – Lawyer The lawyer representing the group of victims of sexual abuse by priests has reacted to the Archbishop’s Curia’s decision to refuse the … Continue reading

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