2015 July

Jul 28, 2015: Crosier Abuse Lawsuits Filed Today InvolveClergy Who Worked and Abused Throughout Minnesota

Accused Clergy Sexually Abused Children in Onamia,Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis, Diocese of St. CloudDoe 51 ComplaintDoe 56 Complaint  (St. Paul, MN) – Civil lawsuits were filed today by two men who were sexually abused as minors by clergy at Crosier Seminary in Onamia, Minn. Doe 51 and Doe 56 were molested by multiple priests and brothers of the Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross (“Crosier”) religious order. Several of the clergy named in the complaints also interacted with and sexually abused children throughout Minnesota, including at parishes and schools in the Archd…

Jul 28, 2015: Crosier Abuse Lawsuits Filed Today InvolveClergy Who Worked and Abused Throughout Minnesota

Accused Clergy Sexually Abused Children in Onamia,
Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis, Diocese of St. Cloud

(St. Paul, MN) – Civil lawsuits were filed today by two men who were sexually abused as minors by clergy at Crosier Seminary in Onamia, Minn. Doe 51 and Doe 56 were molested by multiple priests and brothers of the Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross (“Crosier”) religious order. Several of the clergy named in the complaints also interacted with and sexually abused children throughout Minnesota, including at parishes and schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapoli…

Jul 08, 2015: Media Advisory: First Ever Public Nuisance Claims Made in Lawsuits Against the Boy Scouts of America

At a news conference Thursday in St. Paul, sexual abuse attorney Jeff Anderson will announce the filing of two lawsuits involving the National Boy Scouts of America Foundation d/b/a The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) under the Child Victims Act. The suits, filed on behalf of two former Boy Scouts, name BSA and Northern Star Council f/k/a Indianhead County…

Jul 06, 2015: Press Event: Names of Seven Oblate Priests to be Released Publicly Tuesday

The names and assignment histories of seven priests of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (“Oblates”) who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children will be released publicly for the first time. A survivor of sexual abuse by one of these priests will speak publicly for the first time about the abuse. The priests all served in Minnesota for part of their careers…