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Dancing on the head of a legal pin

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The theft jury trial of London Diocese priest Father Robert Couture continues. There are two articles posted covering yesterday’s testimony, and one CBC article from Wednesday’s testimony.  Here they are: 02 December 2015:  Priest tells jury he didn’t steal money … Continue reading

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“Expert testifies former pastor didn’t steal anything because the money belonged to him” & related article

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The Windsor Star Published on: December 3, 2015 | Last Updated: December 3, 2015 9:27 PM EST Trevor Wilhelm, Windsor Star Former Ste. Anne Parish priest Robert Couture is pictured in this 2009 file photo. Couture is facing charges with … Continue reading

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Witnesses recall pillowcase full of cash in trial of former priest Couture

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The Windsor Star Published on: November 25, 2015 | Last Updated: November 25, 2015 11:24 PM EST Trevor Wilhelm, Windsor Star Robert Couture walks towards Superior Court in Windsor on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Tyler Brownbridge / Windsor Star The … Continue reading

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“Trials begins for former Catholic priest accused of stealing $180,000 from his church” & related article

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The Windsor Star Published on: November 24, 2015 | Last Updated: November 24, 2015 7:08 PM EST Trevor Wilhelm, Windsor Star Robert Couture walks towards Superior Court in Windsor on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Tyler Brownbridge / Windsor Star Robert … Continue reading

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Jury selected in Ontario priest theft trial

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The jury in the theft trial of Father Robert Couture was selected yesterday: 23 November 2015:  Trial begins Tuesday for former priest accused of stealing $180,000 from church The Crown will begin to present its case to judge and jury … Continue reading

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Trial begins Tuesday for former priest accused of stealing $180,000 from church

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The Windsor Star Published on: November 23, 2015 | Last Updated: November 23, 2015 7:14 PM EST Trevor Wilhelm, Windsor Star Former Ste. Anne Parish priest Robert Couture is pictured in this 2009 file photo. Couture is facing charges with … Continue reading

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Trial starts today

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A reminder that the three-week jury trial of Father Robert Courture starts at 10 am (EST) this morning in Windsor. Ontario: 23 November 2015:  10 am, TRIAL by jury,  set for three weeks, Windsor Superior Court of Justice (245 Windsor … Continue reading

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On and on and on….

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Father Denis Vaillancourt had a court date in Alexandria, Ontario this morning.  As you may recall, the canon lawyer and former long-term Chancellor of the Alexandria-Cornwall Diocese (Ontario) is facing charges of sexual assault of a male. I see no … Continue reading

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