Fr. Augustine J. Ferretti

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Order: SJ
Ordained: 1941
Status: Settled

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

A woman filed suit in 10/08 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 6/82. The suit was dismissed in 1/09 and refilled, adding the Boise Diocese as a defendant. Several other women came forward with similar complaints. At least 2 claims (1 by a man) were settled in a massive Jesuit settlement 3/25/11. Named in a civil suit against the Ursuline order and  Helena MT diocese in 9/11 for abuse at St. Ignatius Mission. Included on the Helena diocese’s list posted to its website 4/29/15 in compliance with the non monetary terms of the 3/5/15 bankruptcy settlement. On the Great Falls-Billings List 8/21/18. On the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18. It notes abuse of a minor 1952-58, 1960-69 and 1971-76, reported in 2009.

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