Cheyenne Bishop Emeritus Joseph Hart Accused Of Sexual Abuse

A former Catholic bishop is facing multiple allegations of sexual abuse of boys during his career, including 25 years in Wyoming.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports at least three Wyoming men say former Bishop Joseph Hart abused them while he worked in the Diocese of Cheyenne.

A spokesman for the Kansas City, Missouri, diocese says it settled lawsuits in 10 other cases involving Hart over the years.

Four people have leveled abuse claims against Hart in the past year.

Hart has consistently denied allegations of sexual abuse or misconduct, while his attorney has not responded to repeated messages seeking comment.

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