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New abuse suit filed against Crookston diocese; Accusations focus on priest with area reservation ties

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By Stephen J. Lee / Grand Forks Herald

CROOKSTON — A member of the White Earth Band of Chippewa sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Crookston on Thursday, alleging a priest working under the diocese’s authority sexually abused him when he was 8 and 9 years old on the White Earth Indian Reservation.


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