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Alaska priest named in abuse lawsuit

...University of Alaska Fairbanks parish has been accused of sexually abusing a minor nearly two decades ago. Anchorage attorney Ken Roosa filed the lawsuit on behalf of a woman who claimed the Rev. Gerald Ornowski sexually abused her as a young girl at least...
Plaintiff added to suit against priest

...identified only as Joseph Does 1-4, now involve two sets of teenage boys molested 16 years apart, claimed their attorney, Ken Roosa. The lawsuit alleges that in February 1964 Murphy rubbed a lubricant over the nude bodies of two of the boys - including...
Jesuits settle Native sexual abuse case

...Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus is the largest one yet against a Catholic religious order, said Anchorage lawyer Ken Roosa. He called the settlement "a great day" for the victims in which the truth of what had occurred over many years was...
Plaintiff seeks sanctions in church sexual abuse case

...27 trial date approaches. A diocese attorney said the request is a ploy to distract the court. Anchorage attorney Ken Roosa, who is representing the plaintiff, said defense attorneys submitted more than 3,000 documents from the diocese long...
Sex abuse suit adds 2 plaintiffs

...Archdiocese and the Missionary Society of St. James the Apostle as defendants. The lawsuit filed by Anchorage attorney Ken Roosa refers to the three plaintiffs as Joseph Does 1-3. Two men with newly filed claims both served as altar boys, one...
Four more village plaintiffs join suit against 2 priests

...abuser. The allegations are detailed in an amended complaint filed in Bethel Superior Court Monday by Anchorage attorney Ken Roosa, who has handled other lawsuits alleging past abuse by Alaska-based priests. The new plaintiffs provide a second allegation...
Late priests accused in suit

...of Northern Alaska and the Society of Jesus, Oregon Province; and the Society of Jesus, Alaska. Anchorage attorney Ken Roosa is representing the plaintiff. He also is representing dozens of others in lawsuits filed on behalf of alleged victims...
Ketchikan woman sues Juneau diocese for 80s sexual abuse

...the fourth and fifth grades. The woman seeks at least $100,000 in damages and a trial by jury. Anchorage attorney Ken Roosa, who represents the woman, said Gutierrez was accused of molesting other children in Ketchikan. Roosa said his client...
Judge asked to toss out abuse lawsuit against diocese

...died in France in 1995, making it difficult for the dioceses and the Jesuit order to defend themselves. But attorney Ken Roosa, representing the six former altar boys from St. Marys and Kaltag, said the Legislature eliminated the statute of limitations...
Judge dismisses Fairbanks priest abuse case

...was put on administrative leave from his duties at the University of Alaska Fairbanks parish. The woman's lawyer, Ken Roosa, said she decided to drop the lawsuit because Ornowski is elderly, and she has decided to move on with her life. Ornowski's...
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