North Dakota Dioceses Release List of Priests with Substantiated Claims

The lists consist of 53 clergy members.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Diocese of Bismarck and the Diocese of Fargo released lists of priests who have substantiated claims against them today. A substantiated claim is an allegation that a priest, deacon, monsignor or bishop sexually abused a minor during his appointment within the Diocese. Bishop David Kagen said he chose to publicly identify the priests “In the interest of transparency…