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One Priest: How a Vermont Cleric Kept Abusing Children

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The personnel file of the former Rev. Edward Paquette, hidden by Vermont’s Catholic Church for nearly a half-century, contains a startling confession as to why leaders expelled the most problematic priest in the history in the state’s largest religious denomination. “No longer could keep lid on things,” a 1978 internal memo says. But a rare […]

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Vermont Attorney General to Investigate Catholic Church Abuse

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Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan will open an investigation into abuse within Vermont’s Catholic Church, including at the St. Joseph’s orphanage. The announcement comes days after BuzzFeed published a lengthy investigation into horrifying abuses at the Catholic-run facility in Burlington. “We’ll do an investigation,” Donovan said in an interview Friday. “Certainly it will be about […]