School Priest Suspended in Iowa for Sexual Abuse
Posted on: May 19, 2020 Catholic Church Sexual Abuse
An investigation is underway by the Diocese of Des Moines regarding allegations of sexual misconduct by Father Robert L Grant better known as “Father Bud” by a student at the St Albert High School in Council Bluffs. The alleged abuse took place back in the early 1990’s.
Due to Iowa law, criminal actions cannot be taken because of Iowa’s statute of limitation which requires a victim to report the abuse within 10 – 15 years after the individual turns 18 (depending on the circumstances.)
The Des Moines Dioceses says their committee will look into the matter and take appropriate action
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