Wabash Valley Man Sues Former Catholic Priest

WTWO [Indiana]
August 17, 2006

A Vigo County man is suing a former local priest and accusing him of sexual abuse. The announcement came Thursday afternoon from an attorney representing SNAP - The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests.

Attorney Patrick Noaker says his client was molested by Father Harry Monroe in the 1980s. The abuse allegedly occured while Monroe served at St. Patrick's Catholic Parish in Terre Haute.

Tweleve other victims are also suing Father Monroe in the eight Indiana counties where he worked, including Sullivan and Parke. The victims' attorney wants those counties' prosecutors to get involved in the cases.


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