Indigenous woman says she feels heard as accused priest has first court appearance – Global News

July 20, 2022

A First Nations woman says a 92-year-old priest accused of assaulting her when she was a student at a former residential school is a coward for not attending his first court appearance.

Arthur Masse faces one count of indecent assault from when the woman was 10 and attended the Fort Alexander Residential School in Manitoba.

His lawyer appeared on his behalf in court Powerview, north of Winnipeg, and his next court date was set for Aug. 17.

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