Thursday, July 10, 2014

RMS 104 - THE ASSIGNMENT

The Neo-bosses
Previous installments to this story:
RMS 103 - Article IX

Note: "Subject property" refers to those lots, located in Yona, which once made up the Accion Hotel property, were deeded in 2002 to the Archdiocese of Agana, and are now occupied by the Redemptoris Mater Seminary (RMS). 

As noted previously, Archbishop Apuron was at first in full agreement with the AFC (Archdiocesan Finance Council) when in September of 2011 four of the five members, in the presence of Archbishop Apuron, decided NOT to transfer the title of the subject property to RMS. However, two months later, something, or someone, made him change his mind. 


In his letter to the AFC of 16 November 2011, he 1) chastised the dissenting members for not understanding Canon Law, and 2) argued that the transfer of title was not the "alienation" of property but simply an "assignment" of the title from himself to himself:
The matter is clearly not “alienation,” but simply an assigning of the title of a property that is transferred and renamed from one public juridic person subject to the Ordinary to another public juridic person subject to the same Ordinary. The Title holder then doesn’t change at all because it remains the same Ordinary…
Aside from the fact (as we previously demonstrated) that this was not true - that indeed RMS due to the powers given to the Board of Guarantors in its Articles of Incorporation was NOT "subject to the same Ordinary", there is the very problematic issue of the attempt to differentiate between "alienation" and "assignment" - which, as per the opinion the archdiocesan legal counsel, are "words of distinction without a difference."  

Had the Archbishop simply told the AFC that he had changed his mind (after agreeing with them two months previously) and that he wanted the AFC to reconsider the request, little suspicion would have been raised as to the source of the Archbishop's sudden "about face".

However, the extraordinary concoction of the proposition that this was simply an "assignment" of title and not an alienation raised large red flags, especially to the financially fluent members of the AFC as well as the Archbishop's legal counsel who stridently stressed:
...alienation and assignment are words of distinction without a difference. Any documents containing these words would place a huge cloud on title to real property which would result in a protracted litigation and prohibitive cost to remove such cloud. Do you really want to risk title to the property conservatively valued at 75 million dollars? 
To clarify, an assignment could be anything. It could be a recorded transfer of title or it could simply be a signed note from the Archbishop giving RMS the property upon his departure from office. 

The difference is a transfer of title would be recorded as a public document with the Government of Guam, while any other form of assignment, or as the legal counsel stated - "Any documents containing these words" - would not necessarily show up as a public record, but could be used to challenge the title in the future. Thus the legal counsel warns of "protracted litigation and prohibitive cost...", meaning the property would be lost in the end. 

Having been foiled on the first go around to grab our multi-million dollar asset, it appears that the New Jersey-based Neocatechumenal bosses got a hold of the Archbishop and gave him his new marching orders. If they couldn't get the property transferred to them outright, they would tie it up in court and make it too painful and costly for us to challenge. The Neo-bosses have their own army of lawyers, so they would all end up with a wad of cash in the end, and then would simply move on to another bishop they could buy.

However, the dissenting members of the AFC continued to resist. And when it became evident that the new ploy was not going to work, the "bosses" sent Apuron new orders: FIRE THEM. And so he did. 

But the AFC members fought on. They wrote an official letter of protest to Archbishop Apuron, NOT for being fired - since they served voluntarily anyway - but to protest the damage that the Archbishop appeared hell-bent on doing to the Archdiocese of Agana and its people. 

So what eventually happened?

The AFC's letter of protest was copied to the then-Apostolic Delegate, Archbishop Balvo. It is not known if it was this letter that led to it, but soon thereafter, Rome ordered an audit of the Archdiocese of Agana (which by the way we are still waiting to see). We are guessing that the Neo-bosses (Giuseppe Gennarini, et al.) got spooked at this point because even though two of the four new members of the AFC are also members of the Neocatechumenal Way, the title to the property has not (yet) changed. 

We know this because a transfer of title is a public document recorded at Land Management and I personally examined the title yesterday. However, what we can't know is if there exists an unrecorded document, an "assignment", that will cloud the title once Archbishop Apuron leaves office and result in the damage that the legal counsel warned of. 

The terribly sad part about all this isn't the loss of multi-million dollar asset, but the loss of the Archbishop. 

I'll be back.

34 comments:

  1. The Archbishop is a traitor, and so is all the other Guamanians/Chamorros who see the evidence, but choose the NCW. J. Bautista, Old man from Santa Rita, Diana, and others alike; I pray for you all, but you chose the wrong path. Open your eyes and get off the Kaka. you don't need the Kiko mafia to read the Bible and worship God.

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  2. Good research Tim. But very very disturbing

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    1. Thank you, Tim. I thank the 4 who stood their ground and did not give in to the Archbishop's bullying. This is very disturbing.

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  3. Ours? Hahaha that does not belong to you. Not a single penny. LMAO!

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    1. Hahaha. LMAO. See 18 G.C.A § 10105. P.S. Thanks for the idea for my next post. Just in time for the nuncio's visit.

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  4. Catholics UnitedJuly 10, 2014 at 8:12 AM

    The Archbishop is a victim.

    These experienced con artists studied him, knew his weaknesses, played him to give away the assets entrusted to him. Funding their facilities, commissioning their own legmen under the Diocese payroll.

    Truly a bunch of wolves in Italian and English wool.

    Brainwashed him through affection and attention. Wake up sir. Get some Mystic Monk coffee going and get those old Capuchin synapses firing again sir.

    St Padre Pio, "they are false prophets".

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    1. Janet B - MangilaoJuly 10, 2014 at 1:10 PM

      The Archbishop is NO VICTIM. He knows what he is doing is absolutely wrong, but he does it because there is great wealth in it for him! Yes, he was a lonely man before the kikos wooed him, but he entered into every sordid phase of the kiko plan knowing what he was doing. He was no innocent victom because he knew and still knows what is happening. He is no victim, but totally corrupted!

      We the people of Guam are the victims. The priests are victims of a ruthless leader, the people are victims of fraud and waste, and the people in the NCW who are seeking spiritual growth are victims of heretical teachings.

      Let us pray and hope that the Nuncios visit will finally put an end to the reign of terror this Church has been living under.

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    2. We are nearing the liberation of the catholic church on Guam.

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    3. Priests & people Guam are the victims.

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    4. Archbishop, Adrian David persecuted by Junglewatch.

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  5. Who owns , for example, beautiful seminaries RMS in Denver and Kearney NJ.....big buildings.

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  6. Nuncio???? Is not the Nuncio is visiting. Guess again. Misinform, stay tune for this upcoming visit.

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  7. AnonymousJuly 10, 2014 at 8:02 AM
    So then you are admitting to trying to steal from this archdiocese? Really? The true "fruit" of the neo strikes again.
    Remember that the assets of this archdiocese are "entrusted" to the archbishop to safeguard, not to do with as he wills. I wonder what Pale Duenas would be thinking about all this right now, he who gave his life for the church on guam. Ohh to bad, he wasn't neo! Tell me again how the chamorro's have no faith??!!
    Cut the CRAP!

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  8. Confirmed this morning priests have gone public. Another priest went public this morning.

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    1. Dead man walking

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    2. What do you mean "gone public"? Gone public with what?

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    3. See today's PDN. Priest from Manila.

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    4. Is the priest from Manila the Father Fontleroy?

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    5. Father Fontleroy.

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  9. aaa. Priests who talk leave.

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  10. To go against your own AFC and your legal counsel, I think the archbishop has gone batty. Was he on drugs?

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    1. He is addicted to KAKA!

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    2. Is Pius on his way back or did he have a sudden change of plans. Better stay at the Generinni's house. Too scary here. You don't want to be implicated in anything nasty, Father Pius. We'll tell you when the coast is clear. Pizza

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    3. Pius, Pius, Pius....all in the Past, Past, Past. That will be the end of that reign of terror. Although he really did shut the seminarians down. Pius Power! Wooo

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    4. Not prudent to go against the AFC or legal counsel.

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  11. Speaker Boehner says President won' t be impeached and the White House says "stop criticizing" Ditto from the Chancery !!!!!

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  12. Spain ruled Guam for 500 years and, through Kaka, they are at it again. ha

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  13. Today's PDN (July 11, 2014) mentioned that the Archbishop is being advised by the Archdiocesan Finance Council. Who are these members now?

    Frank

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    1. The members of the current Archdiocesan Finance Council are:

      Msgr. David C. Quitugua
      Mr. Danny Quichocho
      Mr. Sonny Ada
      Mr. John Weisenberger
      Ms. Marilyn Megofna

      Since the Archbishop won't talk, maybe they will. Contact them.

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  14. Each time junglewatch is opened new story develops.

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  15. And are any of these council members active in the NCW? With the exception of the Msgr, I believe so.

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