Fr. Augustine J. Ferretti

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1941
Status: Settled

Died: 06/29/1982
Diocese: Diocese of Boise ID

A woman filed suit in 10/2008 against the Jesuits alleging abuse by Ferreti in the 1970s, beginning when she was 8 and he was assigned to Lapwai Catholic Church, Nez Perce. Ferretti died in 6/1982. The suit was dismissed in 1/2009 and refiled, adding the Boise Diocese as a defendant. Several other women came forward with similar complaints. At least two claims (one by a man) were settled in a massive Jesuit settlement 3/25/2011. Named in a civil suit against the Ursuline order and Helena MT diocese in 9/2011 for abuse at St. Ignatius Mission. Included on the Helena diocese’s list posted to its website 4/29/2015 in compliance with the non-monetary terms of the 3/5/2015 bankruptcy settlement. On the Great Falls-Billings List 8/21/2018. On the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/2018. It notes abuse of a minor 1952-1958, 1960-1969 and 1971-1976, reported in 2009.

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