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“Diocese knew of possible concealment charges: inquiry ” & related files

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The Newcastle Herald July 11, 2013, 2 p.m. By IAN KIRKWOOD BISHOP MICHAEL MALONE A LETTER tendered to today’s Special Commission of Inquiry hearings shows the Maitland-Newcastle diocese should have known police in two states were considering ‘‘misprision of felony’’ … Continue reading

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Bishops created a committee to hide archives from discovery

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette May 21, 2012 12:16 am As the last prosecution witness in the Philadelphia priest sex-abuse trial took the stand last week, the jury was told about an Archdiocese of Philadelphia document turned over to prosecutors. That document suggested … Continue reading

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Ex-priest testifies to alleged abuse by pastor

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foxnews.com Published April 16, 2012 Associated Press PHILADELPHIA – A college administrator testified Monday that a Philadelphia priest sexually assaulted him several times a week throughout high school. The witness, a one-time priest, said he told church supervisors in the … Continue reading

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Lawyer-priest: Bishops had duty to pursue sex abuse claims

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philly.com 12 April 2012 By Joseph A. Slobodzian INQUIRER STAFF WRITER A priest who is also a lawyer and expert on Catholic church law told a Philadelphia jury today that canon law requires bishops to investigate and bring to trial … Continue reading

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Unlock The Secret abuse files – Calderdale lawyer’s fight over church sex scandals

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The Halifax Courier (UK – halifaxcourier.co.uk) 18 January 2012 Lawyer Richard Scorer. Published on Wednesday 18 January 2012 11:45 A CALDERDALE lawyer is leading a campaign demanding the Roman Catholic Church open its “secret archives” on child abuse. Richard Scorer, who … Continue reading

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