February 21, 2014 3:40 PM

Kansas City diocese settles two lawsuits involving the Rev. Shawn Ratigan for $1.8 million

Jackson County Circuit Judge Jack Grate approved a $1.275 million settlement in a lawsuit filed by two parents on behalf of their minor daughter against the diocese, the Rev. Shawn Ratigan and Bishop Robert Finn. Circuit Judge Jim Kanatzar approved a $525,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed last year by two parents and their minor daughter. That suit also named the diocese, Ratigan and Finn as defendants.

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