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Ottawa trial

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I attended Day One of the seven-day trial of Father Stephen Amesse in Ottawa today.  Just now home – weather changing from hail to freezing rain to rain to snow and back to freezing rain on the drive home – … Continue reading

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Ottawa trial starts tomorrow

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A fair amount of information has now been added to the Father Brian Boucher page.  There is still some work to do but must set it aside for now. Note that Father Boucher spent time as a Chaplain at McGill … Continue reading

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More bits and pieces

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As promised, an update on the Father Amer Saka charges. Father Saka, a priest with the Chaldean Catholic Church in Canada in London Ontario, allegedly gambled away refugee funds.   On 13 July 2016 Father Saka was charged  with fraud over … Continue reading

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“Catholic priest John Casey found not guilty of 16 child abuse charges” & related articles

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ABC News (Australia) Updated 12 Aug 2016, 6:18pm By Bruce MacKenzie Photo: John Casey was a police chaplain and involved in a school up until his arrest. (Supplied) Catholic priest and former police chaplain John Patrick Casey has been found … Continue reading

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What was he doing at St. Joe’s?

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Things have changed since I last ordered transcripts.  No matter, I finally got it all sorted out and have placed an order for portions of the transcripts of the Father Robyn Gwyn sex abuse trial.  There was testimony which I … Continue reading

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Trial wraps up

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The Father Robyn Gwyn sex abuse trial wrapped up yesterday afternoon. 04 August 2016:  Sexual touching’ is ‘issue’ in trial Justice Wolfram Tausendfreund will render his verdict 29 September 2016 at 1o am.  The judge ruled that Father Gwyn can … Continue reading

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Sexual touching’ is ‘issue’ in trial

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Kingston Whig Standard Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:13:05 EDT PM  By Sue Yanagisawa, Kingston Whig-Standard The sexual molestation trial of a retired 68-year-old Roman Catholic priest, who served in this area in the late 1980s and into the 1990s, concluded … Continue reading

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A few other bits and pieces

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Day Four of the Father Robyn Gwyn sex abuse trial begins today.  I had to leave early so not sure of start time – I think it may be 09:30 am again to try to make up for lost time.  … Continue reading

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‘I never chose to be here,’ man testifies

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Kingston Whig Standard Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:47:00 EDT PM    By Sue Yanagisawa, Kingston Whig-Standard The man accusing a retired Roman Catholic priest of sexually molesting him as child wanted Superior Court Justice Wolfram Tausendfreund to know, Wednesday, that … Continue reading

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Stay strong “Danny”

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Day Two of the Father Robyn Gwyn sex abuse trial is over.  A truly rough day for “Danny.” (due to a publication ban on the name of the complainant I have opted to refer to him as “Danny.”). I have … Continue reading

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