Sister Mary Mark

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Order: CSJ
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Accused in a suit filed 5/11/04 of sexually abusing a boy, age 16, in 1958 at the Boston School for the Deaf. Allegations included intercourse. The complainant accused another nun of physically abusing him; those accusations were dismissed 9/7/05 on SOL grounds. The initial suit named 9 plaintiffs and 14 defendants, two of whom removed themselves from ministering to children. More suits were filed. Witnesses regarding pattern and practice at the school were barred; all suits were withdrawn or dismissed.

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