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Wrong then, wrong now: the bishops’ top adviser on sexual abuse

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CatholicCulture.org April 25, 2013 4:48 PM By Phil Lawler “Just as the banishment of lepers was fueled by medieval myths, the hysteria surrounding child sexual abusers is exacerbated by myths about those who suffer from sexual deviancies. Child molesters incarnate … Continue reading

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Closing arguments Thursday in Pa. priest trial

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Published May 30, 2012 Associated Press PHILADELPHIA – In opening statements in March, a prosecutor called the alleged cover-up of child sexual assaults by priests a battle between right and wrong within the Philadelphia archdiocese. But hundreds of church documents … Continue reading

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Pedophile Priests in Germany: ‘Zero-Tolerance’ Bishop Accused of Leniency

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Speigel Online International 22 March 2012 By Anna Loll dapd Two years ago, Germany’s Catholic Church was rocked by reports of widespread child abuse. But Stephan Ackermann, the bishop subsequently made the German Bishops’ Conference’s spokesman on such issues, has … Continue reading

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Tennessee Supreme Court reinstates priest sex abuse suit filed by Memphis man

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The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tennessee) Originally published 01:55 p.m., February 27, 2012 Updated 11:10 p.m., February 27, 2012 By Lawrence Buser In a case based on alleged events of some 40 years ago, the Tennessee Supreme Court Monday reinstated a … Continue reading

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Elizabeth McKenna: There is life after abuse

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sootoday.com Tuesday, February 07, 2012   by:Carol Martin On Thursday, former Saultite Elizabeth McKenna was visiting with another survivor, a close friend, in Sault Ste. Marie and the subject of her abuser, Reverend Francis Reed, came up. “For all we … Continue reading

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Unapologetic Egan continues to defend role in priest sex-abuse scandals

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Westport News Updated 07:24 a.m., Sunday, February 12, 2012 Staff reports Days after former New York Cardinal Edward Egan drew harsh criticism over comments he made over his handling of the priest sexual-abuse scandal while bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese … Continue reading

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Vadeboncoeur: Father Denis Vadeboncoeur sv

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Priest  Ordained 12 June 1965 probably for the religious order Saint Vincent de Paul (sv) (he is shown as a member of the order in the 1967 directory).  In some later directories the order is referred to as the Religious … Continue reading

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Polish church faces demands to confront sex abuse

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National Catholic Reporter 13 January 2012 By Jonathan Luxmoore The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. John the Baptist is seen in a view of Przemysl, Poland. The Przemysl archdiocese includes the village of Hludno, the … Continue reading

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Some fortunately do ‘dodge the bullet’

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Two court dates today: (1) Our disgraced Canadian Bishop Raymond Lahey who pled guilty to possession of child pornography, is due in Ottawa court this morning (Monday 19 December) and Tuesday (20 December).  The two days are booked for cross-examination of Dr. John … Continue reading

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Convicts in the sanctuary

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According to Jon, Father Philip Jacobs court date was adjourned to 14 December 2011. Thanks for updating us Jon. I wonder, I wonder ….is there a remote possibility that there is a guilty plea in the offing here? We shall … Continue reading

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