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“Police raid Michigan diocese while priest faces sex charges” & related articles

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Metro Toronto Published on Thu Mar 22 2018 By: Staff The Associated Press SAGINAW, Mich. — Police in Michigan raided the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw, the residence of the bishop and a rectory Thursday following the recent arrest of a … Continue reading

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“Bishop ‘used church money to buy cattle ranch'” & related articles

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Money was also stolen from donations, wedding and baptism fees at churches and used to buy a lottery ticket shop, prosecutors say. SKY News 07:36, UK, Thursday 22 March 2018 Image: Bishop Ribeiro is accused of stealing from church coffers … Continue reading

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What a lark, but, what a lark, but, so very very clever.

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The following four articles posted, which I believe are of particular interest,  are posted: (1)  27 February 2018:   Pell’s lawyers refused access on alleged victim’s criminal history I hope and pray that at trial the prosecutor  intends to call an … Continue reading

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“Senior Vatican official Cardinal George Pell facing multiple sex assault charges in Australia” & related articles & VIDEO

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The Telegraph   UK 29 June 2017 • 4:59am Jonathan Pearlman, Sydney Cardinal George Pell has been charged with multiple child sex offences in Australia Credit: Reuters Cardinal George Pell, one of the most powerful figures in the Vatican and Australia’s most senior Catholic, … Continue reading

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“Why is he saying he’s not guilty?”

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The following is a recap of most of the testimony at the Father Denis Vaillancourt sex assault trial which ran 13-15 June 2017, with closing arguments scheduled at 2pm, 13 July 2017. There is a publication ban on the name … Continue reading

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“The Archdiocese has no comment.”

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By:  Sylvia MacEachern MEMORIES It’s strange, is it not, how specific events get locked in our minds?  Case in point, the memory of Betty Ann Ryan regarding a dressing down she received from her mother back in 1991.  Her mother … Continue reading

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“George Pell says ‘I’m hanging in there’ as he waits to find out if he will be prosecuted over historic child sex charges” & related article

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 Melbourne Herald Sun June 1, 2017 5:46pm Staff writers, News Corp Australia Network Victoria Police considering charges against Cardinal George Pell National CARDINAL George Pell has said he is “hanging in there” as he waits to find out if he … Continue reading

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“‘Even churchmen have a right to a fair go’: Top cleric backs Cardinal George Pell” & related article

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The Sydney Morning Herald May 18 2017 – 12:35AMBeau Donelly, Melissa Cunningham Cardinal George Pell maintains he is innocent of historical child sexual assault allegations as police decide whether to charge the senior Catholic figure. Victoria Police received advice from the … Continue reading

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“Call to charge Pell rests with police ” & related articles

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The Australian 12:00AM May 17, 2017 Tessa Akerman   Reporter  Melbourne John Ferguson  Victorian Editor Melbourne Cardinal George Pell outside his apartment in Rome in February. Picture: David Dyson The decision on whether to charge George Pell with historical sexual-abuse allegations … Continue reading

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“Cardinal George Pell accused of sexually abusing two choirboys, book claims” & related articles

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Vatican’s financial chief, who has always denied wrongdoing, faces fresh allegations of abuse, relating to his time as archbishop of Melbourne The Guardian Saturday 13 May 2017 11.12 BST First published on Friday 12 May 2017 18.13 BST David Marr Cardinal George … Continue reading

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