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“Archbishop makes explosive claim at Royal Commission” & related articles

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The Archbishop of Sydney has made an explosive claim about the church’s response to child sex abuse allegations. 23 February 2017 Starts at 60 Writers Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher fronted the Royal Commission today. Source: YouTube No doubt you’ve been … Continue reading

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“House arrest for the ex-priest Jacques Faucher” & original French text

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ici Radio Canada   Ottawa-Gatineau Published on Thursday 16 February 2017 at 14:58 | Updated on February 16, 2017 at 9:29 pm He was convicted of six of the fourteen charges against him, and Father Jacques Faucher of Ottawa is serving … Continue reading

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Barbara Blaine, leader of priest sex-abuse survivors group, steps down

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Chicago Tribune 04 February 2017 (Phil Velasquez / Chicago Tribune)  Chicago Tribune staff   Contact Reporter Barbara Blaine, founder and president of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, speaks outside the offices of the Chicago Archdiocese on April 28, 2016 … Continue reading

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“Father Thomas Doyle tells royal commission Vatican failed sex abuse victims” & related articles

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The Sydney Mornig Herald 07 February 2017 Rachel Browne The Vatican has failed to support survivors of sexual abuse in the church for decades, with prominent Catholics demanding action at a royal commission. A whistleblower priest who was one of … Continue reading

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“SNAP announces director named in lawsuit has resigned” & related articles

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FOX 32 Posted:Jan 25 2017 06:43AM CST Updated:Jan 25 2017 06:43AM CST CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) – A longtime leader of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, an advocacy group that has for decades publicized allegations of … Continue reading

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“‘I ask forgiveness’: Ottawa priest makes courtroom apology for molesting boys” & related article

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Ottawa Sun   FIRST POSTED: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 04, 2016 08:31 PM EDT | UPDATED: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 04, 2016 09:27 PM EDT   BY JOE LOFARO Former Ottawa priest, Jacques Faucher, convicted of molesting altar boys in 1969-74.  A former Ottawa … Continue reading

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“Portland Catholic Diocese settles with 6 sexual abuse victims for $1.2 million” & related articles

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The plaintiffs were all sexually abused by James Vallely, a longtime priest in the Bangor, Portland and South Berwick areas who is now deceased. Portland Press Herald 15 August 2016 By Eric Russell and Matt Byrne Staff Writers Attorney Mitchell … Continue reading

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“Archbishop speaks to Mount Cashel victims from witness stand” & related article

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The Telegram (St. John’s Newfoundland) 14 June 2016 Barb Sweet Published on June 14, 2016Archbishop Martin Currie expressed regret on the witness stand in Newfoundland Supreme Court Tuesday for the abuse boys suffered at the hands of Christian Brothers at … Continue reading

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A Heavy Millstone

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By Bob Jensen We gathered, we the faithful When summoned by that bell The small, the weak, the innocent Drawn towards its knell Three hours hid the sun When that vulgar show began The rapist with the Eucharist Upon his … Continue reading

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“Only one of Mount Cashel John Does has PTSD: doctor” & related article

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The Telegram (St. John’s Newfoundland) Published on June 09, 2016 Barb Sweet American forensic psychiatrist Dr. Robert Toborowsky (right) continues his testimony at the Mount Cashel civil trial, presided over by Justice Alphonsus Faour. — Photo by Barb Sweet/The Telegram … Continue reading

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