Commentary on From Pain to Hope

Our tongue-tied bishops’ politically-correct response to clerical homosexual predators The Orator Vol. 10 No. 1, Jan-March 1999 In the late 1980s, a spate of sexual abuse charges was levelled against a number of Newfoundland’s diocesan clergy; these were accompanied by … Continue reading

Martin: Father Kenneth Martin

[information taken from Father Martin’s own testimony at his September 2001 Project Truth sex abuse trial and from the Catholic Directories of Canada and Ontario Catholic Directories.There were two men who came forward with allegations of childhood sexual abuse against Father Kenneth Martin, one … Continue reading

Lapierre: Father Paul Lapierre

(Most of the following information came from Father Lapierre’s 07 September 2001testimony at his Project Truth sex abuse trial. The small parts which were not part of his testimony were attained from the Catholic Directory of Canada. Father Lapierre received … Continue reading

“The Gang of Five”

Brief bios and picture of each of the five influential Canadian Roman Catholic bishops who referred to themselves as “the Gang of Five”:  Archbishops Francis Pocock, Emmett and Alexander Carter, George Flahiff csb and Joseph-Aurele Plourde.  All but Joseph-Aurele Plourde … Continue reading