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“Abuse survivor’s memories triggered after report on Catholic priest

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CTV News Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019 10:00PM EST Last Updated Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:58AM EST CTVNews.ca Staff, with a report from CTV National News’ London correspondent Daniele Hamamdjian Warning: This story contains graphic details of sexual abuse. As … Continue reading

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“Decision on priest abuse lawsuit expected in months” & related article

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A decision about whether priest abuse victim Irene Deschenes can reopen her civil suit likely will be made within the next six months. London Free Press Updated 27 September 2018 Jane Sims Irene Deschenes wants a judge to re-open her … Continue reading

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“Pope Francis Will Receive 5 Priests Who Were Victims of Abuse in Chile” & related article

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To ‘listen to their valuable opinion to improve the existing preventive measures and the fight against abuses in the Church’ ZENIT May 23, 2018 12:18 ZENIT Staff From June 1-3, 2018, the Holy Father will receive a second group of … Continue reading

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Sex offender priest dies same day he’s due in court on new charges

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‘Where’s the justice in that?’ says alleged victim CBC News Posted: Dec 08, 2017 11:19 PM CT Last Updated: Dec 08, 2017 11:19 PM CT Father Omer Desjardins died Dec. 4, 2017, according to an obituary. (Courtesy Oblates of Mary Immaculate) … Continue reading

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A difficult few days in Newfoundland

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This is a lengthy post, broken into two:  (1)  A statement written by Michelle MacIsaac, a Newfoundlander who attended the recent Father George Smith court dates in Stephenville and Corner Brook Newfoundland, and (2) some reminders about Father George Ansel Smith. … Continue reading

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“Sexual abuse survivor Andrew Collins has called on Ballarat Diocese Bishop Paul Bird to resign” & related articles

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The Standard   (Australia) 3 Apr 2017, 3:30 p.m Rachael Houlihan@rachaelhoulihan Abuse survivor Andrew Collins. Photo: Eddie Jim CLERGY sexual abuse survivor Andrew Collins has called on Ballarat Diocese Bishop Paul Bird to resign after he refuted calls to remove plaques which … Continue reading

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He doesn’t know what grooming is?!

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Can you for one moment conceive a Canadian Catholic priest who, in this day and age,  professes to know nothing – I mean nothing – about grooming? A priest who contributed to the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishop’s 1992 sex … 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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Puzzled

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There are two courtdates tomorrow, Tuesday 09 December 2014 (1)  Father Yvon Arsenault 09 December 2014:   PRELIMINARY hearing, Moncton courthouse, Moncton, New Brunswick This is a preliminary hearing so there will be a publication ban on the names of … Continue reading

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A test of faith: He was molested by a priest — then ordained as a priest with his abuser in the room

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The National Post 07 December 2014 Joseph Brean CORNWALL, ONT. — It is raining outside under heavy grey skies as a dozen elderly francophone Catholics gather for mass at dawn in the little parish of Ste.-Thérèse-de-Lisieux. They pray aloud together as … Continue reading

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