Ruling bolsters fight against ex-priest
By KEVIN KOELLING Managing Editor
PERRY COUNTY - A Wisconsin Supreme Court decision in July means Perry County people who filed lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by an ex-priest will see him in court, their attorney said Aug. 16.
The News reported in several stories in 2005 and 2006 civil lawsuits were filed alleging Harry Monroe abused boys in churches to which he was assigned by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, including St. Paul Church in Tell City and St. Michael Church in Cannelton.
The archdiocese was also named as a defendant based on