Tag Archives: Oblates

Catholic Church seeking abuse victims

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Monroe News As of Saturday, March 28, 2015, 08:53 a.m. By Ray Kisonas The Catholic Church is searching for possible victims of sexual abuse after a Toledo priest admitted in a note written before his death that he assaulted a … Continue reading

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Delayed

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The Dejeager hearing is delayed till this afternoon. I could see no sign that the Eric Dejaeger sentencing hearing had resumed this morning so called just called the Iqaluit courthouse to find out what’s happening. (09:56 am, Tuesday, 20 January) … Continue reading

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Eric Dejaeger sentencing: former priest’s hearing continues

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CBC News North CBC News Posted: Jan 20, 2015 5:08 AM CT Last Updated: Jan 20, 2015 5:08 AM CT Defrocked Oblate priest Eric Dejaeger is escorted into the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit on Sept. 12, 2014. Dejaeger … Continue reading

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Another Oblate charged

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Another Oblate priest charged.  The name of Father Omer Desjardins omi has been added to the Accused list. Father Desjardins has been serving in  Winnipeg for over 24 years.  If you scroll down the page you will see a short … Continue reading

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He’s only human?

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Father Jacques Faucher has a courtdate tomorrow morning: 1o December 2013:  10 am, courtroom #5, Ottawa Ontario courthouse, “to be spoken to” I had hoped to go but just will not be able to make it.  I encourage those who … Continue reading

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Dejaeger never able to learn Inuktitut, retired Nunavut priest tells court

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Father Robert Lechat often left Flemish priest in charge of Igloolik mission Nunatsiaq News Online NEWS: Nunavut December 09, 2013 – 6:28 am JIM BELL Father Robert Lechat in an undated file photo. On Dec. 6, the 93-year-old Oblate priest helped … Continue reading

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Dejaeger trial hears from former colleague

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CBC News Posted: Dec 06, 2013 6:42 AM CT Last Updated: Dec 06, 2013 2:41 PM CT The third week of the trial of Roman Catholic priest Eric Dejaeger wrapped up today with testimony from Father Robert Lechat, who worked with Dejaeger decades ago in Igloolik. … Continue reading

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Verdict Thursday

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A reminder that the verdict for the Paul Leroux sex abuse trial will be rendered tomorrow morning: 05 December 2013:  10 am, Battleford Saskatchewan courthouse I encourage those who are free to do so to attend.  Please pass on news … Continue reading

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Canada let priest Eric Dejaeger flee to Belgium amid sex abuse charges: Official

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A former priest who this week is to face 76 sex charges involving Inuit children may have been tried years ago but for a quiet nod from Canada that allowed him to leave the country, says a church leader. The … Continue reading

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Canada let priest charged with sex abuse leave to Belgium: Oblate official

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 The Canadian Press 17 November 2013 Canadian Press By Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | The Canadian Press  IQALUIT, Nunavut – A former priest who this week is to face 76 sex charges involving Inuit children may have been tried … Continue reading

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