Lawyers for Man Suing Diocese Rest Case

November 30, 2007

Lawyers for a man suing the Vermont Catholic Diocese over a priest's alleged sexual abuse have rested their case.

Alfred Willis

James Turner is suing the Burlington diocese for one million dollars. He says they covered up a crime 30 years ago, when he claims priest Alfred Willis molested him.

James Turner

Now the diocese will try to prove they were unaware father Willis was abusive.

This is the second time the case has gone to trial. The first one ended in a mistrial.


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