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A tale of 2 priests: Woodburn priest, best friend from seminary, face similar sex charges

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The Oregonian (oregonlive.com) Published: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 12:08 PM     Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 11:24 PM By  Kimberly A.C. Wilson, The Oregonian  The Oregonian Father Uriel Ojeda listens to attorney Jesse Ortiz as he makes a request for a … Continue reading

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Charges against priest thrown out after dispute over ‘penetration’

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philly.com BY MENSAH M. DEAN Daily News Staff Writer ALSO ON PHILLY.COM Most serious sex charges tossed against Pa. priest T HREE FELONY sex charges were thrown out Thursday against Andrew McCormick – a Catholic priest arrested last month and … Continue reading

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Philadelphia priest denied bail amid appeal

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North Country Times (California) 06 August 2012 Associated Press A Roman Catholic church official will remain in prison while he fights his landmark conviction for failing to protect a boy from a predator priest. A judge on Monday deemed Monsignor … Continue reading

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Bringing the administration of justice into disrepute

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I have posted an article and two letters to the Editor re Father Jose Silva 01 August 2012:  Letters to Ed. re Father Jose Silva’s ‘sweet deal’ 11 July 2012: Going inside the Silva ‘flee’ deal The latter speaks for … Continue reading

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A mockery of justice

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We left Ottawa at 05:30 am yesterday, and arrived in Ottawa at 9 pm.  Really! We made it to Ottawa, Illinois last evening.  It was a good run.    Traffic not too bad at all, even around Chicago.  Another six … Continue reading

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Priest with sexual assault charge in Brazil

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The Hamilton Spectator online edition 10 July 2012 Ken Peters PRIESTReverend Jose Silva spent two years at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Park Street North. Hamilton Spectator file photo The Ministry of the Attorney General plans to investigate a … Continue reading

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Eighth day of deliberations end with more questions from jury in clergy-sex abuse trial

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philly.com 14 June 2012 By John P. Martin and Joseph A. Slobodzian INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS Msgr. William Lynn (right) leaves the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia on Thursday, June 14, 2012. ( ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ) Jurors … Continue reading

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Attorneys squabble over stalled jury in clergy-sex abuse trial

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philly.com Posted: Thu, Jun. 14, 2012, 3:00 AM By John P. Martin and Joseph A. Slobodzian INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS Msgr. William Lynn (right) leaves the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia on Thursday, June 14, 2012. ( ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ / … Continue reading

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Church Battles Efforts to Ease Sex Abuse Suits

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The New York Times Published: June 14, 2012 By LAURIE GOODSTEIN and ERIK ECKHOLM Matt Rourke/Associated Press Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia says statutes of limitations exist for “sound legal reasons.” While the first criminal trial of a Roman … Continue reading

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PL blames a lack of staff for rape charge mistake

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The Times of Malta Friday, April 20, 2012 by Claudia Calleja Labour yesterday called for political responsibility to be carried for an mistake that led to a defrocked priest being cleared of raping a boy due to a mistake in … Continue reading

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