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UK ruling on clerical child abuse ineffective

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timesofmalta.cpm Sunday, November 13, 2011 , by Kurt Sansone Archbishop Paul Cremona and victim’s lawyer Patrick Valentino addressing a news conference last summer.  It was branded a landmark decision but the English high court ruling that the Catholic Church is … Continue reading

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Did the Archbishop perjure himself?

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I will spend time later today settling in to digest the contents of legal papers that were filed in the St. John’s court house yesterday.  It will take a little time, and the evening hours passed me by.  I want to make … Continue reading

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Plan by archdiocese to protect priests alleged in motion

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philly.com 29 October 2011 By John P. Martin Inquirer Staff Writer Prosecutors preparing to try a high-ranking Philadelphia prelate who allegedly enabled two priests to molest a boy say they should be allowed to tell jurors how he and church leaders … Continue reading

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Not Almighty God

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A few days ago I was told that the Diocese of Pembroke was suing ex-priest and convicted molester Bernard Prince.  I checked into it.  It turns out that the diocese is actually crossclaiming against Prince: it is denying any irresponsibility for Prince’s abuse, but, … Continue reading

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Email exchange between Derek LaPointe and New Brunswick Department of Justice

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The following is the email exchange between John Derek Lapointe, victim of Father Charles Picot, and officials with the New Brunswick Department of Justice. ________________________________ From: “Justice Comments / Questions (JUS)” <JUSCom@gnb.ca> Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 18:21:24 To: <xxxx> … Continue reading

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No need for inquiry, SA archbishop says

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The Sydney Morning Herald 27 September 2011  AAP Adelaide’s Catholic Archbishop Philip Wilson doesn’t believe an independent inquiry is needed into the sexual abuse of disabled children but says he understands the pain suffered by their parents. A Four Corners … Continue reading

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Church denies disabled kids’ sex abuse cover-up

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Four Corners Updated September 26, 2011 23:08:06 [Click here for external link to the article which contains two video clips, one at the top and the other at the foot of the article] New evidence has emerged indicating that the Catholic … Continue reading

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The skateboarder

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[Please note:  There are a few pieces of information required to round out the story.  I am awaiting callbacks.  As soon as I get the answers to my questions I will make note and amend] ___________________________________ This is about the skateboarder /hitchhiker who alleged … Continue reading

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Greens push for sexual abuse victims’ right to sue parishes

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The Australian 21 September 2011 IMRE SALUSINSZKY  VICTIMS of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy will be able to sue local parishes where the crimes occurred, under changes proposed by the NSW Greens. NSW upper house MP David Shoebridge confirmed yesterday … Continue reading

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R. v. Richard (sentencing)

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  R. v. Richard   Between Her Majesty the Queen, and Father Clair Richard, Defendant   [1992] N.S.J. No. 325 Action S.P.H. No. 00883   Nova Scotia Supreme Court ‑ Trial Division Halifax,Nova Scotia Goodfellow J. July 20, 1992 (14 … Continue reading

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