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Another Woman Files Lawsuit Against the Catholic Diocese of Yakima

YAKIMA, Wa -  Another woman files a sexual abuse lawsuit against the Catholic Diocese of Yakima.  The woman was only identified by her initials m-h in the lawsuit.

The Yakima County Clerk's Office tells KNDO that the woman claims she was abused by a now deceased priest named Michael J. Simpson.  She says the abuse happened in the early 1960's when she was 12-years-old.  She also says the diocese new about the abuse at the time.

Three other women are also alleging sexual abuse by simpson in lawsuits against the diocese.

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