Lawsuit accusing ex-bishop of drunken sexual assault settled

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Lawsuit accusing ex-bishop of drunken sexual assault settledA lawsuit accusing the former bishop of West Virginia’s Roman Catholic diocese of molesting boys and men has been settled. The terms of the recent settlement are confidential, Wheeling-Charleston Diocese spokesman Tim Bishop said in a statement. A former personal altar server sued ex-Bishop Michael Bransfield and the diocese in March, saying he was sexually assaulted in 2014 and harassed for years prior.