Thursday, February 9, 2017

NEWS. SEX ABUSE IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF AGANA. FEBRUARY 8-9, 2017

GUAM DAILY POST
Apuron not required at Vatican trial

Suspended Archbishop Anthony Apuron will never be present in his canonical trial in Rome for sex-abuse allegations, according to canon law expert, Patrick J. Wall. CONTINUED


PACIFIC DAILY NEWS
16th priest abuse lawsuit filed in US court
A 16th former altar boy filed a $5 million clergy sex abuse lawsuit in federal court Wednesday. He alleges that former island priest Louis Brouillard sexually abused him in the early 1970s. CONTINUED

PACIFIC DAILY NEWS
Canon lawyer: Apuron trial outcome will likely stay secret
A canonical trial, such as the ongoing trial of Archbishop Anthony Apuron, is a highly secretive process with many possible outcomes, according to canon lawyer Patrick J. Wall, who said Apuron will not be at the Vatican for any of the proceedings. CONTINUED

PACIFIC NEWS CENTER
16th lawsuit filed against archdiocese in federal court
Guam - A 16th lawsuit has now been filed against the Archdiocese of Agana, making the total amount of damages being sought against them for civil claims of sexual about now $80 million. CONTINUED

KUAM
16th person alleges sexual abuse by church member
According to the federal complaint, 58-year-old Felix Manglona alleges he was sexually molested by Father Louis Brouillard while Brouillard was a priest at San Isidro Catholic Church in Malolojo. CONTINUED

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