Austin Diocese Settles Lawsuit Against Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse

A lawsuit filed by six women claiming they were sexually abused at St. Thomas More Catholic Church on FM 620 has been settled, according to a lawyer representing the women.

The lawsuit stated that Father Isidore Ndagizimana acted inappropriately toward them on many occasions, including unwanted touching and sexual advances. The women said that when they reported it to the diocese, the diocese said the priest was sen to four months of therapy in Houston and was healed.

One incident claims Father Ndagizimana rubbed a victim’s upper thigh while she confessed, and that he made her discuss private sexual activity with her husband. That woman was pregnant.

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