Firms file 20 Child Victims Act lawsuits against diocese


July 2, 2020

By Cara Chapman

Twenty new lawsuits were filed against the Diocese of Ogdensburg under the New York Child Victims Act Tuesday.

The suits collectively named 14 priests.

“The Diocese of Ogdensburg takes all allegations of abuse seriously, and these new allegations will be investigated,” Diocese of Ogdensburg Communications Director Darcy Fargo said.

“We hope and pray that victims of abuse are able to find healing and reconciliation, and that justice is served in these cases.”

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