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Ex-priest at center of suit was never asked about sex abuse victims, he says

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ST. PAUL -- The former priest and admitted pedophile named in a lawsuit that has disgorged thousands of internal church documents said that no bishops or other officials had ever asked him how many children he had abused or who they were.

Thomas Paul Adamson, now 80 and never charged with a crime, said in a deposition last month that he began abusing children about 1961, while a priest at St. Adrian Church in southwest Minnesota.

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