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     November 1, 2019      #35-305 KDJ
 
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Richard Jacklin

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Joliet Diocese, bishop named in abuse civil

 

By Jeff Bonty
jbonty@daily-journal.com


KANKAKEE — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet and Bishop Daniel Conlon are named in a civil lawsuit charging them with knowing Father Richard Jacklin had sexually abused people he ministered.

The suit was filed in Kankakee County Circuit Court by Chicago-based Cavanagh Law Group this week. Jacklin also was named as a defendant.

On Oct. 31, 2017, Jacklin was arrested and charged with criminal sexual assault of a handicap person and sexual misconduct of a disabled resident of Shapiro Developmental Center in Kankakee.

By Jeff Bonty
jbonty@daily-journal.com


KANKAKEE — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet and Bishop Daniel Conlon are named in a civil lawsuit charging them with knowing Father Richard Jacklin had sexually abused people he ministered.

The suit was filed in Kankakee County Circuit Court by Chicago-based Cavanagh Law Group this week. Jacklin also was named as a defendant.

On Oct. 31, 2017, Jacklin was arrested and charged with criminal sexual assault of a handicap person and sexual misconduct of a disabled resident of Shapiro Developmental Center in Kankakee.

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Jeff Bonty