This was not the first of his offenses in his role as a RC priest. He served five years in prison for his acts against children in the settlement of Baker Lake.
There is currently a publication ban on the court proceedings in order to protect Dejaeger’s alleged victims.
“Dejaeger left Canada in 1995 after serving five years for convictions on nine counts of child sexual abuse in Baker Lake. He’d been wanted by Interpol since 2001.” Nunatsiaq online
There are many unanswered questions about this pedophile priest, not the least of which is where was Dejaeger living in Belgium while a fugitive and who supported him for 16 years.
Recent revelations about the conduct of priests within the RC Church and the elaborate coverups have rocked the faith of many.