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Quebec bishops denounce abuses aired in broadcast on Oblates

Quebec bishops denounce abuses aired in broadcast on Oblates

| Francois Gloutnay | October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a statement issued a few minutes after the broadcast of a story from Radio-Canada investigating sexual abuse allegedly committed by 10 Oblate missionaries in First Nation communities, the Quebec Assembly of Catholic Bishops told of their “indignation and shame” for the “terrible tragedy of sexual and physical abuse of minors by members of the clergy or religious communities.”

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Abuse crisis is like fire purifying church, says head of Canadian bishops

Abuse crisis is like fire purifying church, says head of Canadian bishops

| Deborah Gyapong | September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The sexual abuse crisis is like a fire that should be left to burn to purify the church, said the president of the Canadian bishops’ conference.

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Quebec bishops ponder possibility of married priests

Quebec bishops ponder possibility of married priests

| Veronique Demers | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic bishops of Quebec have discussed the possibility of married priests to address the priest shortage.

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Innu women testify that Oblate missionary inappropriately touched them

Innu women testify that Oblate missionary inappropriately touched them

| Francois Gloutnay | December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Oblate Father Alexis Joveneau was said to have inappropriately touched women and girls in the Innu community in Quebec where he ministered from 1953 until his death in 1992.

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Nuclear engineer-turned-pilgrim finishes her journey in Quebec

Nuclear engineer-turned-pilgrim finishes her journey in Quebec

| Philippe Vaillancourt | April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Holy Thursday, Ann Sieben was among a few women to get their feet washed at the Basilica-Cathedral Notre-Dame. While Quebec Auxiliary Bishop Gaetan Proulx dried her foot with a towel, they exchanged a smile, both contemplating the symbol within the symbol.

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