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Thursday, July 08, 2010

Source of photo of naked girl on Cardinal's computer revealed

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Naaktfoto op pc Danneels afkomstig van VRT-site - Gva.be

None other than the news website of VRT, the main Flemish TV channel- the Brussels magistrates have announced.

The heaviest burden of guilt for the child abuse crisis lies with socialism

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Fascinating article from Der Spiegel on how the "liberties" of 1968 became the excuse for child abuse on a massive scale.

Investigating judge to be removed from Belgian child abuse case?

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Le parquet général "étudie" le cas du juge De Troy

"A judge shall examine the records with a view to the possible launch of a procedure to remove the investigating judge Wim De Troy, in charge of the case of alleged child abuse within the Church," Advocate General Roland De Bruyne, spokesman for the prosecutor's office in Brussels said Thursday at the beginning of afternoon .

The prosecution did not want to do more reviews, but insisted "no decision has yet been taken on the launch of proceedings before the Chamber of Indictments in Brussels" , recalling that the dossier was "still under consideration.

Het Laaste Nieuws, in its Thursday edition, reports, internal judicial sources as saying that the Prosecutor General will launch early next week the procedure for removing a judge from the case. According to these same sources, the prosecutors would review already established vacation schedules to see who can act as advisers to the court of appeal next week as well as their philosophical outlook (Cathcon- think this is a reference to the idea that Wim de Troy maybe a freemason and this is motivating his attitudes- specifically the opening of the tombs of dead Cardinal Archbishops. The freemasons/ freethinkers organise a champagne reception every Sunday in Mechelen/ Malines just by the Cathedral to coincide with the principal Mass. Belgian is the one country which has a university which boasts being founded by the Lodge- as in England over-represented in the police and judiciary)

The Brussels public prosecutor confirmed Thursday morning that it had opened an investigation into violation of professional secrecy in the case of alleged child abuse within the Church, following leaks to the press since the raids on 24 June on the Episcopal residence of the Diocese of Mechelen-Brussels.

Belgian justice clears Cardinal over laptop

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Naaktfoto op pc kardinaal onschuldig - RTL Nieuws.nl

The Belgian judiciary has confirmed that a nude photograph of a girl was found on the laptop of Cardinal Danneels, but there is no reason for further investigation.

Temporary file
A spokesman for the prosecutor, Jean-Marc Meilleur, says that this is a temporary computer file. These are files which are automatically saved when browsing the Internet.

Thousands of pictures
"Anyone can unknowingly get such pictures on their computer when they visit any Web site," said Meilleur. "It is one of the thousands of pictures which was found with a first superficial analysis , and it is the only photo that can be called somewhat suspicious."

Investigation of paedophile investigation opened in Belgium

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Belgian justices open investigation into who is leaking information from the investigation.

Naked girl on Cardinal Danneel's laptop

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7s7 Belgique - Une fillette nue dans l'ordi du cardinal Danneels

Cardinal Danneels has still not recovered his laptop computer two weeks after the raid in the Church. A photo of naked girl on his hard disk raises questions, we read in reports from Thursday's edition of the newspaper Het Nieuwsblad.

All the computers were seized during the search for the Archdiocese of Mechelen. All have since been returned except the computer and the laptop of Godfried Danneels. Justice officials want more time to study its contents.

Investigators discovered a photo of a girl, aged under ten years, squatting in a shower. They also found photos of scantily clad women.Specialists from the Federal Police are trying to find out when and how these photos were left on the computer. (Belga)



Response in the French speaking press


Why are the Flemish press relentlessly pursuing Cardinal Danneels? For three days, every Dutch language newspaper has been revealing  their "scoop" about the former primate of Belgium and other churchmen. This morning we read in Het Nieuwsblad that investigators have discovered in the computer of Cardinal Danneels the picture of a little girl, less than ten years and crouching in the shower, .The paper goes on to say that  pictures of scantily clad women have also been found, adding that experts from the Federal Police are trying to decide when and how these photos were left on the computer.  The information therefore remain unclear: the daily did not specify whether this was in an e-mail sent or received or in a file downloaded, transferred or deposited on the computer.

The lawyer for Cardinal Danneels is doing everything legally possible to put a stop to these leaks.