Father Francis Garvey Deposition: New Ulm Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse Identified
In a deposition taken on January 24, 2014 Father Francis Garvey identified Diocese of New Ulm priests accused of sexual misconduct. To-date, the Diocese of New Ulm refuses to publicly release its list of priests accused of sexual misconduct, or information about the priests.
Archbishop John Nienstedt served as Bishop of the Diocese of New Ulm from 2001 to 2007 before his appointment as Archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis. As Bishop of New Ulm, Nienstedt oversaw the Diocese of New Ulm’s compilation of identities and other information regarding its priests accused of sexual misconduct for the John Jay Study.