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  1. Seminary's rector says Archdiocese of Agana is rightful ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | KUAM News

    Could a lengthy legal battle be in store for the take back of the multi-million dollar Redemptoris Mater Seminary in Yona? While the Concerned Catholics of Guam group prepares to go to court, Guam's apostolic administrator, Archbishop Savio Hon Ton Fai, is asking the new owners to simply give it back

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  2. Seminary's rector says Archdiocese of Agana is rightful ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | KUAM News

    Could a lengthy legal battle be in store for the take back of the multi-million dollar Redemptoris Mater Seminary in Yona? While the Concerned Catholics of Guam group prepares to go to court, Guam's apostolic administrator, Archbishop Savio Hon Ton Fai, is asking the new owners to simply give it back. No takeback of the Redemptoris Mater Seminary is necessary, according to Father Pius Sammut.

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  3. Concerned Catholics of Guam prepping for possible lengthy litigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | KUAM News

    Once a hotel but converted into a seminary, the Redemptoris Mater Seminary is estimated to value up to $75 million. In a secret transaction back in 2011 however, Archbishop Anthony Apuron gave the property away for free - and for the last year has directly disobeyed Pope Francis' orders to rescind and annul a deed restriction.

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  4. Offline water wells affecting nearby schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KUAM News

    Several island schools have been forced to take action as a result of three contaminated water wells that were shut down last week. "We had an issue at Tiyan, just as with everybody in Tiyan with water quality," noted Guahan Academy Charter School chief executive officer Vince Leon Guerrero said in light of concerns over contaminated water that affected the Tiyan area, the school took action over the weekend.

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  5. Archbishop Hon: critics right about Yona seminaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KUAM News

    Guam's interim apostolic administrator, Archbishop Savio Hon Tai Fai, may be away from the island to cater to other business , but that's not stopping him from speaking out on the highly-controversial ownership of the Redemptoris Mater Seminary in Yona. In a release , Archbishop Hon says critics of the deed were right all along.

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  6. GWA addressing villages affected by offline wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | KUAM News

    After three contaminated water wells were taken offline last week, the Guam Waterworks Authority is taking steps to rehabilitate them as soon as possible. It's a chemical that recently caught the attention of the US Environmental Protection Agency for possible links to developmental issues during pregnancy, cancer and liver tissue damage.

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  7. Panda Express serves up tasty American-Chinese cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | KUAM News

    Panda Express has been satisfying the taste buds of Guam residents with their yummy American-Chinese kitchen cuisine. With locations at the Agana Shopping Center, Micronesia Mall, and the Guam Premier Outlet, they are meeting the demands of locals wanting great tasting food.

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  8. Committee report completed on child sex abuse legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | KUAM News

    The Committee Report has been completed on substitute Bill 326. The legislation would lift the statute of limitations on child sex abuse cases.

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  9. Archbishop Hon leaving archdiocese temporarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | KUAM News

    Guam's interim Archbishop Savio Hon Tai Fai will be leaving the Archdiocese of Agana temporarily. According to the latest issue of Umatuna Si Yu'os , Hon says the local church will be under the watch of the delegate of the administrator, Father Jeff San Nicolas.

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  10. Picketing persists outside Hagatna CathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | KUAM News

    Their numbers are growing. Picketers continued their Sunday ritual outside the Hagatna Cathedral.

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  11. Boy Scouts of America issues statement following sex abuse allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | KUAM News

    The Boy Scouts of America has chimed-in following allegations of child sex abuse here on Guam. In a public hearing last week for Bill 326, a former Mangilao altar boy testified he was forced to pull down his pants while on a camping trip with his troop.

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  12. Three water wells being taken offline due to contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | KUAM News

    Three Guam waterwells will be taken offline after they were found to be contaminated by unregulated compounds by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Guam Waterworks Authority general manager Miguel Bordallo confirmed two Hagatna wells have been shut down, while the agency is working to take another Tiyan well offline.

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  13. Attorney says more victims were abused by clergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | KUAM News

    Allegations of molestation made against Archbishop Anthony Apuron may have been only the tip of the iceberg. Last week, 73-year-old Leo Tudela testified before lawmakers alleging he was a victim of child sex abuse by three members of the church, one of whom was Father Louis Brouillard.

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  14. Attorney: Ex-Guam priest photographed 50 altar boys, private partsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | USA Today

    Attorney: Ex-Guam priest photographed 50 altar boys, private parts Rev. Louis Brouillard, now 95, is seeking forgiveness from men he once sexually abused.

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  15. Fast-attack sub's chief of boat loses jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Stars and Stripes

    The USS Oklahoma City arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, while en route to Agana, Guam, in 2011. The chief of the boat for the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine was fired July 27, 2016, for ineffective leadership, a Navy statement said.

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  16. New officers elected for Concerned Catholics of GuamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | KUAM News

    They were established two years ago amid the growing division in the local Catholic Church. The Concerned Catholics of Guam organization recently elected new officers and announced their work plan moving forward.

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  17. Funeral services being held for Frank BlasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | KUAM News

    Funeral services are being held at the Agana Cathedral today for former Lt. Governor of Guam Frank Blas, Sr. He passed away on August 1st.

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  18. Guam legislature holds abuse hearings; administrator apologizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Catholic World News

    As the Guam legislature holds hearings on whether to lift the statute of limitations in sexual-abuse cases, a 73-year-old Hawaiian man testified that he was abused in 1956 by a priest in Guam. Contacted at his residence in Minnesota, Father Louis Brouillard, 95, told a Guam television station that he abused boys in Guam but did not recall how many.

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  19. Priest admits he molested children, says "I'm doing penance"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | KUAM News

    A former Guam priest admits to molesting young boys. In an interview with KUAM News, Father Louis Brouillard says he's repenting for his sins every day.

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  20. Concerned Catholics challenging payments to accused priestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | KUAM News

    The Concerned Catholics of Guam group is questioning why a priest accused of child sex abuse is still getting paid by the Archdiocese of Agana. As a matter of fact, the CCOG has been questioning the alleged actions of this priest since January 2015.

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