Tag Archives: Preliminary Hearing

Decision day has arrived for George Pell, as magistrate weighs options

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 The Sydney Morning Herald 30 April 2018 — 3:58pm By Adam Cooper His has been a path no other Australian Catholic has taken, all the way to the powerful inner workings of the Vatican, until he became the church’s most … Continue reading

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“Teen testifies he went undercover to get recordings of priest accused of sexual assault” & related articles

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MLive   Michigan Updated Apr 25, 4:19 PM; Posted Apr 25, 4:20 PM By Cole Waterman [email protected]   Jacob Hamilton The Rev. Robert J. ” Father Bob” Deland, Jr. looks to attorney Alan Crawford during a preliminary examination for Deland before … Continue reading

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“I urge you not to indulge your carnal desire.”

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Things at what was scheduled to be Day Two of  the Father Barry McGrory preliminary hearing wrapped up just before 12:30 pm today in Ottawa.  I am just home.  A few comments:  1.  The preliminary hearing did not, in essence, … Continue reading

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“It’s none of your business anyway!”

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So, yes, it is indeed a Preliminary Hearing.  The preliminary hearing for previously convicted moleter Father Barry McGrory  started this morning (Tuesday, 03 March 2018) and will continue tomorrow (Wednesday 04 March 2018)  at 10 am: 03-04  April 2018:  10 … Continue reading

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Is it a Preliminary Hearing?

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Here is the court docket for previously convicted molester Father Barry McGrory ‘s court date tomorrow (Tuesday, 03 April 2018): (Click image to enlarge)       Note there are two entries for William McGrory,  each with its own case … Continue reading

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“Pell’s lawyer asks why police trusted a ‘nutter’ and a ‘troubled soul'” & related articles

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The Sydney Morning Herald 29 March 2018 — 2:11pm By Melissa Cunningham The lead detective in charge of investigating historical sex offence allegations against George Pell has been accused by the cardinal’s lawyers of charging him without examining conflicting evidence … Continue reading

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A cause for concern

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News that a 10-day preliminary hearing into the fraud allegations against Father Amer Saka’s has been under way for over a week and will wrap up this Friday 30 March 2018: 27 March 2018:  Preliminary hearing in priest’s fraud case … Continue reading

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Preliminary hearing in priest’s fraud case continues

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Father Amer Saka, 52 was charged in July 2016 and had been suspended from his duties since March 2016 The London Free Press Published on: March 27, 2018 | Last Updated: March 27, 2018 7:48 AM EDT Jane Sims Amer … Continue reading

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“George Pell committal: Complainant came forward after seeing cardinal on TV” & related articles

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ABS News     Australia By court reporter Emma Younger 19 March 2018 Photo: Cardinal George Pell was accompanied in court by a church official. (ABC News: Karen Percy) One of Cardinal George Pell’s alleged victims came forward after seeing allegations against … Continue reading

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“George Pell: Father of alleged victim speaks in first open court session” & related articles

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The New Daily 14 March 2018 Lucie Morris-Marr Cardinal George Pell faced a dramatic first open session on Wednesday. Photo: AAP The father of a man allegedly abused by Cardinal George Pell has spoken of his son’s fatal descent into … Continue reading

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