Thursday, June 23, 2011

"Teacher Says He Was Fired After Seeking Priest Inquiry" By Matthew Doig/ Herald Tribune

"A lawsuit filed Tuesday by a former Catholic high school teacher claims he was fired because he pushed for an investigation into a priest who pressured teenage girls to tell him about sexual details during confession held at the school. Former Bishop Verot High School teacher Chris Wilson is seeking damages in excess of $15,000 after he says he was fired for seeking an inquiry into the behavior of a priest. Former Bishop Verot High School teacher Chris Wilson is seeking damages in excess of $15,000 against the school, the Diocese of Venice and Bishop Frank Dewane, who oversees the priest in question."

"According to the suit, Dewane used his "power and position" to have Wilson fired as "punishment, retaliation and a lesson to others similarly situated within the Venice Diocese."


_http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20110621/ARTICLE/110629902/2416/NEWS?T


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