Tag Archives: theft

A tough few years

Share Button

It truly hase been a tough few years for some parishioners at  St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Fallowfield, Ontario. On Thursday last, Ottawa lawyer and former small claims court judge  Ronald Houlahan pleaded guilty to to stealing  a quarter … Continue reading

Posted in Accused or charged, Canada, Scandal | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“Lawyer admits stealing from Catholic church; pleads guilty to theft from St. Patrick’s cemetery” & related articles

Share Button

The Ottawa Citizen Published on: January 19, 2017 | Last Updated: January 19, 2017 7:08 PM EST Andrew Seymour, Ottawa Citizen Ottawa courthouse Jean Levac / Postmedia News A former small claims court deputy judge pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing … Continue reading

Posted in Accused or charged | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“Former Ste. Anne priest sentenced to 10 months in jail” & related article

Share Button

CTV Windsor Published Monday, October 3, 2016 3:32PM EDT Last Updated Monday, October 3, 2016 7:36PM EDT VIDEO Link A former Tecumseh priest was sentenced to 10 months in jail after he was found guilty of theft. Robert Couture must … Continue reading

Posted in Accused or charged, Canada, Scandal | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Tecumseh priest sentenced to 10 months for stealing from his own church

Share Button

Windsor StarPublished on: October 3, 2016 | Last Updated: October 3, 2016 8:07 PM EDT Trevor Wilhelm, Windsor Star Disgraced priest Robert Couture enters Superior Court in Windsor for his sentencing on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. Tyler Brownbridge / Windsor … Continue reading

Posted in Accused or charged, Bishops, Canada, Circling the wagons, Scandal | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

“Crown requests 15 months jail time for priest guilty of theft” & related articles

Share Button

 The Windsor Star Published on: July 28, 2016 | Last Updated: July 29, 2016 7:30 AM EDT Dave Battagello, Windsor Star Rev. Robert Couture leaves the Superior Court in Windsor on Thursday, July 28, 2016 after sentencing submissions where heard … Continue reading

Posted in Accused or charged, Bishops, Canada, Scandal, Trials | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Defense Seeking Conditional Discharge For Priest

Share Button

Blackburn News July 28, 2016 2:14pm By Maureen Revait @MRevaitNews Former Tecumseh priest Robert Couture leaves court after jury finds him guilty of theft over $5000, December 10, 2015. (Photo by Maureen Revait) The Superior Court heard sentencing submissions in … Continue reading

Posted in Accused or charged, Canada, Scandal, Trials | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Guelph priest faces impaired driving charge

Share Button

Associate pastor spent eight months in jail in 2014 for stealing and defrauding an Ottawa church Guelph Today 09 June 2016 by: Tony Saxon A Guelph priest who previously spent eight months in jail for stealing and defrauding an Ottawa … Continue reading

Posted in Accused or charged, Bishops, Canada, Circling the wagons, recycled, Scandal | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What will the diocese do with him?

Share Button

Two court updates: (1)  Father Denis Vaillancourt Father Denis Vallancourt, canon lawyer and former Chancellor of the scandal-plagued Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall, Ontario, had a court date on Wednesday 09 December 2015.  I have seen no coverage on the outocme.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Accused or charged, Alexandria-Cornwall Diocese, Bishops | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ontario priest guilty of stealing up to $234,000 from his own church

Share Button

The National Post December 11, 2015 9:22 AM ET Trevor Wilhelm, Postmedia News A disgraced man of the cloth will retain the title of priest despite being found guilty Thursday of stealing as much as $234,000 from his own church. … Continue reading

Posted in Accused or charged, Bishops, Canada, Circling the wagons, Scandal, Trials | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

“Windsor priest guilty of stealing more than $170,000 from church” & related articles

Share Button

The Catholic Register 11 December 2015 By  Ron Stang, Catholic Register Special WINDSOR, ONT. – A jury found a former priest of St. Anne parish here guilty of stealing more than $170,000 from the church Dec. 10. Fr. Robert Couture … Continue reading

Posted in Accused or charged, Canada, Scandal, Trials | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment