Abuse Allegations

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Cathedral Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Minnesota dioceses sign abuse settlements, pledge to protect children

Oct 21, 2014

Two dioceses in Minnesota have reached undisclosed financial settlements with a victim of clergy abuse, promising to implement and abide... Read more

Cathedral Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Minn. archdiocese suggests dispute with sex abuse affidavit

Jul 17, 2014

An auxiliary bishop of the Saint Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese says the affidavit of a former chancellor on the handling of sex... Read more

Archbishop John C Nienstedt.

Minn. archbishop cooperates with investigation of 'false' claims

Jul 1, 2014

Archbishop John Nienstedt of St. Paul, Minn., has ordered a third party investigation of himself following recent accusations of sexual... Read more

Former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See Miguel Diaz.

Former Vatican ambassador faced sexual harassment claim

May 8, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

A University of Dayton investigation in 2013 found “reasonable cause” to believe that former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See... Read more

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston.

W. Virginia bishops says testimony debunks abuse allegation

Jul 25, 2012

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston says accusations of abuse against him have been disproved, with the alleged victim and... Read more