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Jury hears from final witness is theft trial of former St. Anne pastor

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Windsor Star Published on: December 4, 2015 | Last Updated: December 4, 2015 8:33 PM EST Sarah Sacheli, Windsor Star Robert Couture walks towards Superior Court in Windsor on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Tyler Brownbridge / Windsor Star The jury … Continue reading

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Priest tells jury he didn’t steal money from Tecumseh church

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Rev. Robert Couture says he broke church policy, not the law CBC News Posted: Dec 02, 2015 6:09 PM ETLast Updated: Dec 02, 2015 6:22 PM ET Rev. Robert Coulture leaves a Windsor Superior courthouse on Wednesday Dec. 12, 2015. … 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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Priest accused of theft has $350,000 put away for retirement

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The Windsor Star Published on: December 2, 2015 | Last Updated: December 2, 2015 8:26 PM EST Trevor Wilhelm, Windsor Star At age 43 — with hundreds of thousands in retirement savings — Rev. Robert Couture was already talking about … Continue reading

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The theft trial of Father Couture continues today (01 December 2015)  in London. An article from today’s Windsor Star is posted: 30 November 2015:  Priest accused of stealing told bishop he was playing ‘hardball’ with unauthorized fees And, a few … Continue reading

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Priest accused of stealing told bishop he was playing ‘hardball’ with unauthorized fees

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The Windsor Star Published on: November 30, 2015 | Last Updated: November 30, 2015 9:29 PM EST Trevor Wilhelm, Windsor Star The bishop of the London diocese testified Monday that a priest charged with stealing claimed he was charging unauthorized … Continue reading

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Forensic auditor testifies former priest stole as much as $234,000 from his own church

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The Windsor Star Published on: November 27, 2015 | Last Updated: November 27, 2015 9:00 PM EST Trevor Wilhelm, Windsor Star Robert Couture walks towards Superior Court in Windsor on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Tyler Brownbridge / Windsor Star A … 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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