Judge: Jury Should Decide Priest Abuse Lawsuit A man who says he was sexually abused by a priest around 1976 deserves his day in court, a judge decided Monday in a case that has forced top local church officials including Archbishop John Nienstedt to give sworn testimony and disclose lists of priests accused of sexual misconduct.
Fmr. Minn. Priest Admits To Decades Of Sexual AbuseA videotaped deposition of a former Minnesota priest shows him calmly describing graphic sexual encounters with at least ten boys. The deposition of former priest Thomas Adamson is the latest in a series released as the result of a lawsuit against him by a man who says he was abused as a boy in the mid-70s.
Depositions Scheduled In Priest Abuse LawsuitDeposition dates have been set for top officials in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in a lawsuit filed by a former altar boy who says he was abused in the 1970s. Archbishop John Nienstedt will be deposed March 19 and the Rev. Kevin McDonough, a former vicar general of the archdiocese, will testify March 20.
Archbishop Deposition Stems From Lawsuit Against Father AdamsonA Twin Cities archbishop is going to have to answer questions under oath about clergy sex abuse cases. A Ramsey County judge has ordered Archbishop John Nienstedt and former Vicar Gen. Kevin McDonough to be deposed by lawyers within the next 30 days.
Retired Priest Speaks Out On Alleged Child Abuse, Church Cover Up A retired Winona priest is coming forward after allegations of child abuse were tossed out by the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Minn. Appeals Court Reverses Clergy Abuse DecisionA Minnesota man who claims he was abused by a Roman Catholic priest in the early 1980s will get another chance to have his lawsuit heard in court.