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Inquirier.net
Palace vows fair, impartial probe of deathsbeen highlighted because of what happened in Bulacan,” he said. ‘Death mentali
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
been highlighted because of what happened in Bulacan,” he said. ‘Death mentality’ Also on Thursday, retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz lamented the rising cases of extrajudicial killings in the country and deplored the growing “death mentality” of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Leni on drug deaths: People must express outragedrug dealers if they resist arrest and promised cash rewards if they turn in dr
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
drug dealers if they resist arrest and promised cash rewards if they turn in drug lords.Death mentality Retired prelate Oscar Cruz said Duterte’s statements reflect the culture of death and growing “death mentality” in the country. “Whether we... Read more
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Boston Globe
The takeaway from the ‘Top Chef’ case? It belonged in state courtin bringing the case in federal court. “Is it appropriate to slash tires? I wo
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
in bringing the case in federal court. “Is it appropriate to slash tires? I would say not,” he told defense attorney Oscar Cruz, without the jury present. “Is it a federal crime? I would say no.” That might be the takeaway here. Which... Read more
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Boston Herald
Lawyer lauds Teamsters’ acquittal in TV labor beefdifferent ways. The key here is that the jury recognized that everyone, includi
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
different ways. The key here is that the jury recognized that everyone, including organized labor, has that right,” said Oscar Cruz Jr., attorney for Local 25 Teamster Daniel Redmond. “What we don’t want to be chilled is people’s right to... Read more
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Raw Story
Four Teamsters in Boston acquitted of ‘Top Chef’ extortion plotpositions. “These gentlemen were executing their right to protest in favor of
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
positions. “These gentlemen were executing their right to protest in favor of real jobs for union workers,” said Oscar Cruz, a lawyer for Redmond. Prosecutors claimed the Teamsters used homophobic and racial slurs and violent threats to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Sexually deviant priests sent to Tagaytay for rehabclergy sexual abuse) at the same time we are helping a sinner (priest) mend his
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
clergy sexual abuse) at the same time we are helping a sinner (priest) mend his wrong ways.” But for retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz, priests who have been proven to violate minors should be dealt with seriously. In a frank admission, Cruz said... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jurors start first full day of deliberations in ‘Top Chef’ trial of four Teamstersunion members. “This is all Hollywood, film people who don’t like being called
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
union members. “This is all Hollywood, film people who don’t like being called names, don’t like being harassed,” said Oscar Cruz, an attorney for defendant Daniel Redmond. “There is a recognition that the Teamsters have the right to protest .... Read more
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Boston Globe
Teamster 4 were rude and crude, but is that illegal?unconvincingly, that he wasn’t punching his hand in a way that could be constru
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
unconvincingly, that he wasn’t punching his hand in a way that could be construed as intimidating. Nice try, Carmine. Oscar Cruz, Redmond’s lawyer, suggested “Top Chef” star Padma Lakshmi, who testified she was terrified by the Teamsters, is a... Read more
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Boston Herald
‘Complex’ law to settle fate of Teamsters“If you come to Boston to film a movie or a TV show or a commercial, you’d bett
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
“If you come to Boston to film a movie or a TV show or a commercial, you’d better call the Teamsters.” Redmond’s attorney, Oscar Cruz Jr., asked jurors to see past the two-week trial’s Hollywood glitz and dismiss the alleged victims who testified... Read more
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Boston Globe
Teamster 4 were rude and crude, but is that illegal?behavior alleged by the government. Barclay said that was because the other cre
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
behavior alleged by the government. Barclay said that was because the other crew members were too frightened to film. Oscar Cruz, Redmond’s lawyer, suggested that the “Top Chef” star Padma Lakshmi, who testified that she was terrified by the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Defense attorney in Teamsters extortion trial: ‘Top Chef’ team didn’t like being called namesearlier this week that she was “terrified” during an encounter with the Teamste
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
earlier this week that she was “terrified” during an encounter with the Teamsters; Simmons said she was “very afraid.” Oscar Cruz, defense attorney for Teamster Daniel Redmond, said Redmond and others had a right to picket after Teamsters... Read more
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Boston Herald
Guilty verdict is no piece of cake for ‘Top Chef’ jurymorning’s closing arguments will be delivered by assistant U.S. Attorney Kristi
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
morning’s closing arguments will be delivered by assistant U.S. Attorney Kristina Barclay and defense attorneys Oscar Cruz Jr., Timothy O’Connell, Kevin Barron and Carmine Lepore. Local 25 members John Fidler, 52, Daniel Redmond, 48,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Defense: ‘Top Chef’ defendants should be acquittedstaff while picketing and was seen near production vehicles which were later fo
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
staff while picketing and was seen near production vehicles which were later found to have slashed tires,’’ attorney Oscar Cruz Jr. wrote. “Redmond submits that the government has failed to satisfy its burden of proof, as a matter of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Padma Lakshmi expected to testify in 'Top Chef' trialyard bullying…It drastically affected the whole production, not just that day.”
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
yard bullying…It drastically affected the whole production, not just that day.” Under questioning from defense attorney Oscar Cruz, Lakshmi said that she did not want to cross a union picket line because she feared that if she was photographed... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Priest’s fate up to Pope, says bishopPOPE Francis will decide if the Filipino priest caught with a 13-year-old girl
Manila Standard Today / Posted 17 days ago
POPE Francis will decide if the Filipino priest caught with a 13-year-old girl will be defrocked, Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz said Sunday. In an interview with radio dzMM, Cruz said the most serious punishment the Church can impose on Msgr. Arnel... Read more
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Pilipino Star
How the CBCP probes clergy sexual abuseno stranger to complaints of sexual misconduct, including child molestation, ag
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
no stranger to complaints of sexual misconduct, including child molestation, against priests. Retired Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz, who is investigating 55-year-old Lagarejos following his arrest on July 28 for bringing a 13-year-old to a motel,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Judge rips into Teamster for violating court ordertheir members. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
their members. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. One of Redmond’s lawyers, Oscar Cruz Jr., said his client believed the order only extended to talking with reporters, not posting on a Facebook page.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Kin of girl ‘trafficked’ by priest moved to safehousefrom her husband. Since his arrest, Lagarejos has been relieved of his posts b
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
from her husband. Since his arrest, Lagarejos has been relieved of his posts by the Antipolo diocese. He faces an investigation by the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines which will be conducted by Archbishop Emeritu... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Church didn’t pay for arrested priest’s bail—archbishopRetired Archbishop Oscar Cruz . INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Archbishop Emeritus Oscar
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
Retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz . INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz said the Church did not pay for the bail of a Taytay priest who was arrested for “booking” a 13-year-old girl for sex. “Not even one centavo,” Cruz said in a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Family of girl ‘booked’ by priest gets death threatsa non-bailable charge of qualified trafficking which may earn him a lifetime be
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
a non-bailable charge of qualified trafficking which may earn him a lifetime behind bars. Meanwhile, Arcbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz, who has been tasked by the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines to investigate Lagarejos, said it was... Read more
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Rappler
Church didn't shoulder Taytay priest's P120,000 bailAugust 3. Aside from this case, Lagarejos is also the subject of a parallel ch
Rappler / Posted 21 days ago
August 3. Aside from this case, Lagarejos is also the subject of a parallel church investigation led by retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz. (READ: Church vows no cover-up in Taytay priest's case) In a phone interview with Rappler on Wednesday, Cruz... Read more
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Boston Globe
Opening statements in ‘Top Chef’ extortion trialshe acknowledged that one crew member had to be taken away after he engaged wit
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
she acknowledged that one crew member had to be taken away after he engaged with the defendants at the restaurant. Oscar Cruz Jr., who is representing Redmond, asked Ross about her own behavior that day, noting that she recorded a video of... Read more
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International Business Times
Catholic priest caught taking 13-year-old girl to hotel faces Vatican investigation the Philippines will now collect evidence and testimonies before submitting it
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
the Philippines will now collect evidence and testimonies before submitting it to officials in Rome. Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz, of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, said: "But it does not mean he is guilty before proven... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Faeldon’s huge problemdid in the case of alleged sexual predator Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos was to app
Manila Standard Today / Posted 22 days ago
did in the case of alleged sexual predator Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos was to appoint the well-respected Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz to conduct an investigation of the matter. Cruz, an acknowledged expert in Church law who has handled cases of... Read more
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Rappler
Taytay priest in trafficking case posts P120k bailinvestigation into the case handled by state authorities. Antipolo Bishop Fran
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
investigation into the case handled by state authorities. Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon named retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz, an 83-year-old canon lawyer who has criticized abuses within the Catholic Church, as lead investigator in... Read more
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The Star
Philippine priest arrested on child sex chargesinto the case of Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos after he was arrested in a suburb of
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
into the case of Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos after he was arrested in a suburb of Manila on Friday, said retired Bishop Oscar Cruz. Lagarejos, a parish priest and head of a religious college near the capital, was taken into custody by police... Read more
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International Business Times
Roman Catholic Church in Philippines orders probe after priest arrested in paedophile case was subsequently charged with human trafficking and could also face criminal ch
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
was subsequently charged with human trafficking and could also face criminal charges. Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz, who is leading the probe, told reporters that Francisco de Leon, the Bishop of Antipolo, had assigned him the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Philippine priest arrested on child sex charges: churchinto the case of Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos after he was arrested in a suburb of
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
into the case of Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos after he was arrested in a suburb of Manila on Friday, said retired Bishop Oscar Cruz. Lagarejos, a parish priest and head of a religious college near the capital, was taken into custody by police... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Archbishop heads probe of priest caught with minorRetired Archbishop Oscar Cruz . INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Archbishop Emeritus Oscar
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
Retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz . INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz has started investigating the case of Taytay priest Msgr. Arnel Lagarejos who was arrested while bringing a 13-year-old girl to a motel in Marikina City on July... Read more
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The Manila Times
Taytay priest faces dismissal over ‘child trafficking’He will be stripped of all his rights and duties as priest,” former CBCP presid
The Manila Times / Posted 24 days ago
He will be stripped of all his rights and duties as priest,” former CBCP president and Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz told The Manila Times. “Molestation of minors is the most grievous offense that can be committed by a cleric.... Read more

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