Fr. John Nicholson

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Ordained: 1948
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Duluth MN

Settlement in 1995 with a man claiming abuse as a boy by Nicholson. At least 11 known victims. Nicholson died 12/6/88. Another man filed suit against the diocese in 4/03 alleging abuse beginning in 1965 when he was age 12. Suit settled in 9/06 for $250K. In 6/13 a man named Nicholson as an abuser in a first civil suit filed in St. Louis County under a new MN law suspending civil SOL for people alleging they were sexually abused as children. Included on 12/31/13 Duluth list of priests with credible allegations.

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