A Canadian judge made a disturbing finding in the sentencing of Father Bernard Cloutier who was convicted of abusing young boys. The judge heard evidence that retired Bishop Gérard Dionne thwarted a 1983 police investigation into Cloutier’s sexual abuse.
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The father of one of the victims testified that he, his wife, and parents of another victim were meeting with police when Bishop Dionne and Father Cloutier arrived uninvited and the bishop intervened to thwart the investigation. When Cloutier tried to speak, Dionne told him to alleged “shut up” and then insisted on speaking to the boys alone. After the meeting, the boys refused to bring a criminal complaint after speaking privately with Dionne.
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