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Civil suit against Bismarck diocese for abuse settled

May 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A civil suit brought against the Diocese of Bismarck by a man who claimed a priest with North Dakota ties sexually abused him has been settled. Both parties involved in civil case John Doe No. 87 vs. the Diocese of Bismarck filed in U.S. District Court in Hawaii agreed to settlement terms last month, triggering a court-ordered dismissal of the case Friday. The case had been scheduled to go to trial in July. Continue Reading

DCS shakes up administrative structure; Contracts for some directors not renewed

April 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson Catholic Schools announced more changes to its administrative structure this week, an announcement that comes on the heels of a restructuring of its Board of Education. Continue Reading

Diocese of Bismarck installs new bishop

December 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

bout 60,000 Catholics in western North Dakota officially have a new leader. Sixty-one-year-old David Kagan on Wednesday was ordained and installed as the seventh bishop of the Diocese of Bismarck. He succeeds Bishop Paul Zipfel, who retired after reaching the mandatory age of 75. Continue Reading