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Lawsuit Seeks to Hold Catholic Church Accountable in New York and Florida for Alleged Abuse

By Corinne Ramey
Wall Street Journal
October 16, 2018

https://www.wsj.com/articles/lawsuit-seeks-to-hold-catholic-church-accountable-in-new-york-and-florida-for-alleged-abuse-1539732059

When Mark Cattell was 9 years old in 1981, he said, he met a priest who had been transferred to Florida from a Long Island, N.Y., diocese. He said the priest fondled him after Mass. On another occasion, he said, the priest forced him to give oral sex.

I remember him wagging his finger at me, and saying, Dont you let anybody know about this, Mr. Cattell, now a 45-year-old magistrate in Alexandria, Va., said in an interview. For decades, he remained silent.

 

 

 

 

 




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