Cardinal Marc Ouellet of Quebec accused of sexual assault

Cardinal Mark Ouellet (left) speaks with Cardinal Vincent Nichols before the event begins at the Vatican on October 12, 2019. (The Canadian Press/AP, Alessandra Tarantino)

Cardinal Mark Ouellet of Quebec is accused of sexual assault in a class action lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Quebec.

In court documents filed today in Superior Court, an unnamed woman accuses a prominent clergyman of kissing her at a 2008 cocktail reception, slipping his hand behind her and touching her buttocks.

More coming.

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