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“Northern Ireland Catholic Priest ‘Sexually Abused Boy In Confession Every Week For Three Years’” & related article

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The Global Beacon 12 May 2018 Fr Seamus Reid Belfast Telegraph “A man has told how he was sexually abused as a child by a priest under the guise of him conducting confessions. In an emotional interview, the victim, who … Continue reading

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Final settlement in historical sex abuse case

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Final settlement in historical sex abuse case CTV Newsworld   Northern Ontario Published Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:19PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 10, 2018 7:01PM EDT Callam Rodya, Videojournalist, Sudbury @@CallamRodyaCTV   A survivor sexually abused by a former Sudbury … Continue reading

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“Priest in Johnson County allegedly stole more than $40,000 from his church” & related article

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 The Kansas City Star May 09, 2018 02:49 PM By Tony Rizzo [email protected] A Catholic priest in Johnson County has been charged with stealing more than $40,000 from a Gardner parish while he served as pastor. Father Joseph Cramer was … Continue reading

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Lawsuit: Former archdiocese chancellor Adrian Cristobal abused, raped boy for 18 years

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Pacific Daily NewsMay 7, 2018 | Updated 10:46 a.m. ChT May 8, 2018 Haidee V Eugenio, [email protected] Published 7:03 p.m. ChT  More than 120 lawsuits accuse retired priest Louis Brouillard, 96, of sexually abusing childrenPacific Daily News (Photo: PDN file … Continue reading

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How Catholic church turned blind eye to child sex abuse by priests

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Toronto Star Saturday Date:  2/10/1990 Section:NEWS Page:A011 Edition:SA2 By Kevin Donovan Toronto Star First of a three part series. Star reporter Kevin Donovan spent three months travelling across Canada for his three part series on the sexual abuse of children … Continue reading

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Catholic priest in therapy after gambling 500,000 euros of parish money

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Father Flavio Gobbo, 48, negotiated a plea bargain for a suspended two-year jail term for embezzlement, the Corriere della Sera newspaper said. The Eagle Online 19 April 2018 An Italian Priest has gambled away more than 620,000 dollars of his … Continue reading

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“Pope’s advisers say he got abuse victim’s letter, despite denial” & related article

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Assertion comes after Francis’s visit to South America was met with protests over contentious bishop CBC News    World The Associated Press Posted: Feb 05, 2018 7:10 AM ET     Last Updated: Feb 05, 2018 7:10 AM ET Pope Francis leaves at … Continue reading

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“Priest accused of embezzlement seeks $800K seized by police” & related articles

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News channel 8Published: August 6, 2017, 4:28 pm By Associated Press In this undated photo released by the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, Rev. Jonathan Wehrle is shown. Wehrle, pastor of St. Martha Church in Okemos, Mich., has been placed on … Continue reading

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“Philadelphia Monsignor Charged With Stealing More Than $500K” & related articles

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Some of the money came from the estate of a priest named as a child abuser in the infamous 2005 grand jury report. Philadelphia Magazine April 5, 2017 at 3:55 pm By Victor Fiorillo Villa St. Joseph in Darby, Delaware … Continue reading

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Editorial: Diocese silence on sexual abuse must end

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Ottawa Citizen Editorial Board Published on: May 17, 2016 | Last Updated: May 17, 2016 5:56 PM EDT   The act of penance, according to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, requires “the sinner to endure all things willingly, be … Continue reading

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