Tag Archives: Preliminary Hearing

“Cardinal George Pell’s first week in court ends behind closed doors” & related article

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ABC News    Australia 08 March 2018     12:53am By court reporter Emma Younger Photo: Crowds outside Cardinal Pell’s committal hearing had eased by the end of the week. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica) The police presence has diminished, the international media has … Continue reading

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“Cardinal George Pell: committal hearing begins into sexual offence charges” & related article

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Pell’s barrister accuses police of not investigating allegations of historical offences properly The Guardian Mon 5 Mar 2018 01.09 GMT Last modified on Mon 5 Mar 2018 09.34 GMT Melissa Davey @MelissaLDavey 0:47 Pell committal hearing: cardinal arrives at Melbourne court – … Continue reading

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“Key abuse charge against Cardinal Pell withdrawn” & related article

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Catholic News Agency 02 March 2018 By Hannah Brockhaus Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy, speaks with CNA at the Vatican, March 17, 2016. Credit: Alexey Gotovskiy/CNA. Melbourne, Australia, Mar 2, 2018 / 04:56 am (CNA/EWTN … 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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“Pell’s lawyers refused access on alleged victim’s criminal history” & related article

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The Sydney Morning Herald 27 February 2018 — 6:19pm By Adam Cooper The criminal history of one of George Pell’s accusers won’t be given to the cardinal’s lawyers ahead of a major hearing into allegations of historical sexual offending. Magistrate … Continue reading

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Good therapy

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Today is day one of Father Brian Boucher’s tw0-day preliminary hearing.  There will without doubt be a publication ban on all testimony and evidence so even if there is media present we wont hear anything about the allegations themselves.  We … Continue reading

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Committed to stand trial

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Oh my, everything tied into the Cornwall sex abuse scandal and cover-up is so terribly terribly convoluted 🙁   In consequence, much of today was spent alternately sifting through files, looking for files and reading transcript – time now to call … Continue reading

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Convicted Moncton priest could face trial on new sex charge next year

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Yvon Arsenault is already in prison for molesting 9 boys in the 1970s CBC News Posted: Oct 19, 2017 12:18 PM AT      Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017 12:18 PM AT Yvon Arsenault, in a picture from February 2017, before he … Continue reading

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“50 witnesses to be called in Cardinal George Pell hearing” & related articles

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The Australian                                                 The Weekend The Australian 12:00AM October 7, 2017   Tessa Akerman Reporter Melbourne @TessaAkerman John Ferguson Victorian Editor Melbourne @fergusonjw At least 50 witnesses are set to be called for a landmark committal hearing for historic sexual … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars

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Mark your calendars… The next court date for currently incarcerated child molester Father Yvon Arsenault is his preliminary hearing: 09 August 2017:  Convicted Moncton ex-priest will face preliminary inquiry on new sex charge next month 07 September 2007:  09:30 am, … Continue reading

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