Virginia man sues a Minnesota Catholic diocese

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A 47-year-old man living in Virginia is suing a Catholic diocese in Minnesota, claiming a former deacon sexually abused him 40 years ago.

The man says he was 6 when he was molested on a camping trip in 1970.

The alleged victim says he wants to hold the former deacon, who is now 67, accountable.

So far the deacon has not been formally charged.

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