Category: Abuse Survivors

Girls abused by clergy members, and others, are focus of new team

By Jean Hopfensperger, Star Tribune A national team of lawyers has joined forces to focus on a group of children who are underrepresented in clergy abuse cases — namely, girls. The group announced its first legal action Monday, a suit by a Minnesota woman who charges that she was sexually abused for several years in the…
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Man claims Minnesota nun sexually abused him in the ’60s

Man claims Minnesota nun sexually abused him in the ’60s

By Curtis Gilbert, MPR The Archdiocese of New Ulm faces a lawsuit over alleged sexual abuse by a nun in the 1960s. It’s the first case involving a nun filed under a Minnesota law temporarily lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse lawsuits. Doug Devorak claims Sister Mary Regina Hebig repeatedly fondled him…
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