Media Advisory: Settlement of Doe 1 Civil Lawsuit and Child Protection Action Plan Announced Today

Jeff Anderson, Diocese of Winona, Announce Historic Child Protection Action Plan and Settlement of the Doe 1 Civil Lawsuit

Protocols Outline 17 Requirements to Ensure Transparency and Child Protection

With Adoption of These Protocols Diocese of Winona Has Adopted Best Practices for Child Protection

(St. Paul, MN) – At a news conference today in St. Paul, attorney Jeff Anderson will discuss the settlement of the Doe 1 v. Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Diocese of Winona and Thomas Adamson civil lawsuit.

As part of this historic settlement, 17 child protection protocols have been implemented by the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Winona. A copy of the protocols will be available at the press conference and on our website later today.

“This is a new day and a new way for the protection of children, healing of survivors and full transparency and disclosure in a way we’ve never seen,” Attorney Jeff Anderson said of the new child protection protocols. “These historic measures are invested in by Doe 1, many other courageous survivors and the Diocese.”

Today, October 13, 2014, at 1:00PM CDT

Landmark Center – Ramsey County Room #317
75 5th Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

We will live stream the press event online from our website

Broadcasters wishing to take in a live feed of this press conference can access the following Satellite Coordinates:

Galaxy 17 21K Upper, Digital Only
Uplink Frequency: 14429.0000 V
Downlink Frequency: 12129.0000 H
Specs: HD Mpeg-2 4:2:0 DVB-S QPSK
Access Contact: Intelsat
Access Phone #: 800.321.3959
Access Reference #: 1390442

Window Opens at 12:30 PM Central for Testing Event is Live from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Central