Jeff Anderson: A disturbing story of Catholic Church action against victim of clergy abuse

From Jeff Anderson:  “This Archbishop’s effort to tax and get a judgment against a  clergy sex abuse victim is so morally and legally outrageous I feel an obligation to spread  this news around the world.  Indeed, Archbishop John Nienstedt makes it clear that  anyone who dares to challenge the Catholic Church hierarchy’s efforts to conceal the  actions of predator priests will be punished.” Contact Jeff Anderson:  612.817.8665

Archdiocese seeks $64K in abuse case

Archdiocese wants to recoup legal fees after a suit alleging abuse by priest in Burnsville was dismissed.

By ROSE FRENCH, Star Tribune     November 24, 2010

Catholic clergy sex abuse victims are protesting a move by the Archdiocese of St.  Paul and Minneapolis to try to force an alleged victim to pay the archdiocese nearly  $64,000 in legal costs — the largest amount sought by the archdiocese to date.

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