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“Halifax-Yarmouth Archdiocese official says finance bill shelved by legislature is no attempt to hide assets” & related article

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The Canadian Press Published October 25, 2017 – 1:09pm Last Updated October 25, 2017 – 1:41pm Deacon Bob Britton, Chancellor of the Halifax-Yarmouth archdiocese, says a bill seeking to reorganize church finances is just recognizing that each church is its … Continue reading

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Archbishop Chaput letter urging opposition to Bill HB 1947 (re statute of limitations)

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The Heron’s Nest: Church & State: The battle over House Bill 1947 By Phil Heron, Delaware County Daily Times Posted: 06/07/16, 7:12 AM EDT | Updated: 2 hrs ago Down at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia headquarters, they are putting the … Continue reading

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Grooming legislation

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As promised about two days ago, here is the new grooming legislation in the Victoria Legislature, Australia: 2014:  Crimes Amendment (Grooming)  Act 2014 (Victoria, Australia) In tandem with that, and posted two days ago, is this Media Release: 25 March … Continue reading

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Failure to report child sex abuse in Victoria punishable by three years’ jail

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Premier Denis Napthine says there will be ‘no more cover-ups, no more hiding, no more sweeping these things under the carpet’ theguardian.com Tuesday 25 March 2014 09.16 GMT Australian Associated Press Victoria premier Denis Napthine said priests hearing of abuse … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveils plan to toughen sentences for child predators

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canada.com Published: August 29, 2013, 12:36 pm Tobi Cohen The new Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act will include mandatory minimum and maximum sentences for a variety of sexual crimes and those convicted on multiple counts will be required to … Continue reading

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