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Lawsuit filed against All Saints Catholic School, Diocese of Palm Beach

Video Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach
Published on September 17, 2020 - Duration: 01:22s

Lawsuit filed against All Saints Catholic School, Diocese of Palm Beach

A sexual abuse lawsuit has been filed against All Saints Catholic School in Jupiter and the Diocese of Palm Beach.

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Lawsuit filed against All Saints Catholic School, Diocese of Palm Beach

WPTV NEWSCHANNEL 5'S CHRISGILMORE SPOKE WITH THE ALLEGVICTIMTHE SCHOOL SHOULD HAVE DONMORE TO PROTECT THE 11 YEAROLD.ACCORDING TO COURT DOCUMENTSTHE ABUSE TOOK PLACE ONSEVERAL OCCASIONS FROM JANUARYTO MARCH IN AN UNATTENDEDCLASSROOM AT ALL SAINTSCATHOLIC SCHOOL IN JUPITER.THE LAWSUIT CLAIMS WHENCONFRONTED WITH THEALLEGATIONS THE SCHOOL FAILEDTO PROTECT THE CHILD.

THEFAMILY'S ATTORNEYS SAY RATHERTHAN PROVIDING SUPPORT THESCHOOLGIRL WRITE AN ESSAY ADMITTINGTO AND TAKING RESPONSIBILITYFOR THE MENTAL HEALTH TRAUMASHE WAS SUFFERING.

THE LAWSUITFURTHER ALLEGES THE SCHOOLSOUGHT TO PROTECT THE YOUNGABUSER BASED ON HIS FAMILYFINANCIAL CONNECTION WITH THESCHOOL AND THE NON PROFITSCONNECTED TO THE DIOCESE.I THINK ANY INSTITUTION THATBRINGS CHILDREN INTO THEIRCARE AND CONFIDENCES NEEDS TOLEARN FROM THE MISTAKESOTHER INSTITUTIONS NATIONALLY,THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IS NOT THEONLY ONE THAT HAS HAD PROBLEMSIN MAINTAINING THE SAFETY OFCHILDREN BUT THERENEED TO LEARN FOR THESEINSTITUTIONS TO TREASURVIVORS THE RIGHT WAY ANMITIGATE THE RISK OF ABUSEWE REACHED OUT THIS MORNING TOTHE DIOCESE OF PALM BEACH FORCOMMENT, WE HAVE YET TO HEARBACK.

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