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Lawsuit accuses Catholic priest of sexual assault

BILLINGS — A Northern Cheyenne woman has filed a lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, contending she was sexually abused as a young girl by a popular priest at the St. Labre Mission School in Ashland between 1955 and 1962. The lawsuit seeking unspecified damages was filed Friday in Cascade County District…

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8 sue DSHS for alleged abuse at Jesuit school

Eight people who spent a portion of their childhoods living in a Jesuit school in Omak as wards of the state filed suit against the state Department of Social and Health Services on Tuesday for placing them under the care of people they say abused them. Eight people who spent a portion of their childhoods…

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Pasco mom sues school district for negligence

PASCO — A Pasco mother who claims her child was sexually assaulted twice on the playground at James McGee Elementary School is suing the school district for its alleged negligence and failure to supervise students and staff. The lawsuit against the Pasco School District was filed Friday in Franklin County Superior Court. The child was…

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Yakima Valley man files suit against diocese

YAKIMA, Wash. — A Yakima Valley man has filed suit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Yakima alleging he was sexually abused decades ago by an associate pastor. The lawsuit filed Oct. 3 in Yakima County Superior Court marks the fifth pending case involving clergy abuse against the Yakima diocese, which serves more than 80,000…

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Lawsuit filed alleging sexual abuse by nuns at St. Ignatius Mission

Nuns who taught decades ago at the St. Ignatius Mission’s Ursuline Academy on the Flathead Indian Reservation came under fire for sexually abusing the children under their care in a lawsuit filed Tuesday against the Catholic Diocese of Helena. The suit, filed on behalf of 45 people who were pupils at the mission’s boarding and…

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Silence shrouds St. Ignatius Jesuit abuse case as settlement vote nears

Editor’s note: Today, the Missoulian concludes a two-day look at the legacy of abuse at the Jesuit-run school and mission on the Flathead Indian Reservation. ST. IGNATIUS – The recent $166.1 million settlement for people who were sexually abused in Jesuit-run schools and missions on Indian reservations and Alaskan villages made international headlines. But here,…

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