Lawsuit filed against Louisville Archdiocese, former priest convicted of sex abuse
The Louisville Archdiocese and a former priest convicted of sexual abuse have been named in a civil lawsuit.
Friday, May 1st 2015, 3:36 PM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Louisville Archdiocese and a former priest convicted of sexual abuse have been named in a civil lawsuit.
Two men filed a civil lawsuit against the James Schook and the Archdiocese, claiming they were sexually abused by the priest in the 1970s and the church failed to protect them.
Schook, 67, was convicted last year of molesting one of the two men. He is serving a 15-year prison sentence.
Schook was tried on allegations that he abused both boys, but was convicted for just one. His attorney argued that the second man was of legal age when the relationship began.
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