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Media Advisory: Priest File of Fr. Othmar Hohmann to be Released Publicly Tomorrow

Priest File of Fr. Othmar Hohmann, OSB to be Publicly Released Tomorrow

Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Sexual Abuse Survivor Doe 115

(St. Paul, MN) – At a news conference on Wednesday in St. Cloud, attorney Mike Bryant of Bradshaw & Bryant, co-counsel with Jeff Anderson & Associates, will:
  • Release the priest file of Father Othmar Hohmann, OSB, who worked in several Minnesota dioceses including the Diocese of St. Cloud, Diocese of Duluth, and Diocese of Crookston. Additionally, Hohmann worked in North Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, and the Bahamas and has been accused of abusing several children.
  • Announce the filing of a sexual abuse lawsuit filed in Stearns County on behalf of sexual abuse survivor Doe 115 naming the Diocese of St. Cloud, St. John’s Abbey, and St. Joseph Parish in St. Joseph, MN as defendants.  The young girl, now an adult, was sexually abused by Hohmann for several years.
  • Request that all dioceses in Minnesota release the files of credibly accused clergy like St. John’s Abbey has done. St. John’s released the files of several credibly accused clergy as part of a settlement in the Doe 2 case in 2015.

When
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 11:00 AM (CST)

Where
Bradshaw & Bryant, PLLC
1505 Division Street
Waite Park, MN 56387

Documents from Hohmann’s file and the complaint will be available at the press conference and on our website tomorrow.

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