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Priest who served in Granite is accused of sex crime, fights extradition to Ireland on rape charge

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An Irish Catholic priest accused of raping a teenage boy in Ireland is also alleged to have sexually abused at least one boy during the short time he served in Granite Falls in 1982.

The allegations against the Rev. Francis Markey were raised in a Cable News Network report last weekend.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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