Fr. E. Everett Apt

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Ordained: 1947
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Sioux City IA

Retired in 1979. Died in 1985. Accused in a lawsuit in 8/04 of abusing an altar boy in the early 1960s at an Alvord parish. The suit alleged the diocese knew Apt had sexual contact with children as early as 1950, but concealed his actions and transferred him whenever facts might become public. Settled in 3/05 for an  undisclosed amount. Included on the diocese’s list in 2/19. It notes three allegations of abuse of boys, occurring during the 1950s-1970s. Updated list on 9/24/19 shows four allegations.

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