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Lawsuit alleges abuse by U of St. Thomas priest

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A woman is suing a university priest and professor in St. Paul for alleged sexual abuse beginning when she was 13 years old.

The civil lawsuit against the Rev. Michael Jerome Keating of the University of St. Thomas was filed Monday in Ramsey County.

The lawsuit accuses Keating of "unpermitted, harmful and offensive sexual contact" with the woman between about 1997 and 2000, when he was a seminary student.

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