April 22, 2005

Priest Abuse Lawsuit


Another lawsuit claiming sexual abuse by a priest has been filed against the Archdiocese of Dubuque.

The lawsuit names Patrick McElliott, who retired in the late 1970s and died in 1987.

The lawsuit was filed this week by Deborah Gindhart of Indiana who alleges that she was abused by McElliott in 1963 while she a student at St. John's school in Waterloo.

Posted by kshaw at April 22, 2005 06:51 PM