Posts Tagged ‘False allegation’

Church pays out on fraudulent claims of sex abuse Comments 3

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

In 2013, a woman told the Palmerston North Catholic Diocese that a priest had raped her. The alleged rape and sexual abuse were reported to have happened in October 1985. The church paid her a total of $188,000.00 on what was subsequently shown to be fraudulent claims. She had provided medical reports by a psychiatrist Read more

Administrator appointed for Archdiocese of Guam Comments 0

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Pope Francis has named an administrator for the Archdiocese of  Agãna, on the Pacific island of Guam after its archbishop was accused of sexually abusing young boys decades ago. He is  Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai. Hon Tai-Fai is currently secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, a position he has held since 2010. Read more

Media apologises: Irish priest ‘freed’ from false allegations Comments 0

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Reinstated Ireland parish priest, Fr Kevin Reynolds says the RTE media apology has freed him from false allegations, baseless accusations and lies. Reynolds was accused of raping a minor, named Veneranda while he was a missionary in Kenya and as a result of the rape, fathering a child named Sheila. In an apology, dated Thursday 6 Read more