2008 January

Jan 08, 2008: Local man suing Green Bay Diocese

Local man suing Green Bay Diocese
Lisa Curtis Ozaukee News Graphic
CEDARBURG – A Cedarburg man who is suing the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay for covering up an abusive priest’s past misdeeds said he isn’t challenging the church, but rather those in charge of it.
“The church is the people. It’s the leadership we’re challenging,” said Todd Merryfield, who is suing the diocese with his brother, Troy, after they were abused as children by one of its priests.
“They could have stopped this at any point and none of us would be going through this.”
The Merryfields’ suit claims the d