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Aug 23, 2007: Press Release: Brandon Rains

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Updated 2/8/2008Aaron Joseph Cote Timeline Updated 8/24/2007Order Settles Md. Abuse Suit for $1.2M WASHINGTON (AP) — A former altar boy who accused a Roman Catholic priest of molesting him more than five years ago has reached a $1.2 million settlement with the priest’s religious order, according to the man’s parents and attorneys.Updated 8/24/2007Dominicans to Pay Man $1.2 Million in Lawsuit A group of Catholic friars has agreed to pay $1.2 million to a 20-year-old man who accused a one-time Washington area priest of sexual abuse when the man was a teenager and livin

Aug 23, 2007: Ruling Bolsters Fight Against Ex-priest

8/23/2007
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