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St. Paul attorney Jeff Anderson at the news conference held Thursday at the Polk County Courthouse in Crookston, to announce the lawsuit filed by a White Earth tribal member against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Crookston. The man alleges that he was sexually abused by a priest working under the diocese’s authority, starting when he was eight years old. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Victor Correa

Member of White Earth Band of Chippewa sues Crookston Diocese

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Stephen J. Lee | Forum News Service


CROOKSTON — A member of the White Earth Band of Chippewa sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Crookston Thursday, alleging a priest working under the diocese’s authority sexually abused him when he was 8 and 9 years old on the White Earth Indian Reservation.

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