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Cape Breton priest to return to work after complaint

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Rev. Paul Abbass stepped aside in February CBC News Posted: Jun 12, 2012 9:00 AM AT Last Updated: Jun 12, 2012 8:58 AM AT Father Paul Abbass was asked to step down after the complaint was filed. (CBC) The former … 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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Defense witness: Lynn had no power over accused priests

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philly.com Posted: Tue, May. 22, 2012, 12:54 PM By John P. Martin INQUIRER STAFF WRITER The Rev. Monsignor Michael T. McCulken. (saintmatthias.org) A priest who helped Msgr. William J. Lynn investigate child-sex abuse complaints in the 1990s on Tuesday described … Continue reading

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Story of ‘ladies man’ priest turned molester unfolds in court

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philly.com Posted: Tue, May. 1, 2012, 12:07 PM By Joseph A. Slobodzian INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Young and darkly handsome, Sylvester Wiejata had an eye for the ladies, especially married ones. Problem was, Wiejata was a priest. This morning a Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Monsignor: Abuse investigation fell through cracks

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foxnews.com Published April 19, 2012 Associated Press PHILADELPHIA – A heinous 1992 priest-abuse complaint “fell through the cracks” at the Philadelphia archdiocese, leaving the accused pastor to continue leading a suburban parish for three more years, according to testimony Thursday … Continue reading

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Vesnaugh: Gerard John Vesnaugh

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    Gerard John Vesnaugh Jerry Vesnaugh alias:  Frank Edward Quinn American. Ex Jesuit priest.  Ordained 1968.  Served in Detroit, Michigan.  Laicized/DEFROCKED in 1975.  Studied law and worked as a lawyer.  Had his licence suspended for 120 days.  May have been disbarred … Continue reading

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Church official faces angry Blessed Sacrament parishioners

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The Ottawa Citizen 25 September 2011, 10:05 pm  BY ANDREW DUFFY AND MEGHAN HURLEY Vicar General Kevin Beach met with parishioners after the 11 a.m. mass Sunday,Sept. 25, 2011, to answer questions about the financial scandal that has rocked the … Continue reading

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Financial report found Blessed Sacrament in the red in 2010

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Parish accounts being investigated Ottawa Citizen 15 September 2011  BY ANDREW DUFFY AND MEGHAN HURLEY  Father Joseph LeClair left Blessed Sacrament in May. Photograph by: Wayne Cuddington, The Ottawa Citizen OTTAWA — Blessed Sacrament Parish brought in a record $668,000 in … Continue reading

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Can the State effectively treat sex offenders?

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irishtimes.com 28 August 2011 A wing in Arbour Hill prison CONOR LALLY JUST OVER ONE year on from the release from prison of Larry Murphy, a startling fact emerged that failed to cause even a fraction of the hysteria stirred up when … Continue reading

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Where are they now?

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A pre-trial court date set for Father James Boudreau tomorrow:  09:00 am, Guelph courthouse, Guelph, Ontario.  I think we should get an actual trial date from this.  My understanding is that this will be a short session, just suffice to … Continue reading

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