February 27, 2006

Priest sues aid group over medical expenses

Des Moines Register

A retired priest accused of sexually abusing boys has filed a lawsuit against a group that provides aid to retired clergy.

The Rev. Francis Bass, named in several lawsuits alleging sexual abuse, filed a lawsuit this week in Scott County District Court against the Priests' Aid Society. He claims the society is responsible for paying his medical and dental expenses.

According to the lawsuit, the society told Bass on Sept. 28, 2004, he was no longer a member and that it no longer would pay his Medicare supplemental insurance.

Posted by kshaw at February 27, 2006 07:07 AM