Category Archives: 2015 Tarlton Settlement

(Star Tribune) St. John’s Abbey to Open Sex-Abuse Files

The files released Tuesday on Tarlton shed light on the types of documents to be made public in the months ahead. They indicate four abbots had been aware of Tarlton’s sexual behavior, which started in 1950s, that he had been … Continue reading

(MPR) In memoir, St. John’s Abbey priest admits abusing high school student

“There are a lot of people who are going to be able to get healthy because of it.” – Troy Brandlage

(MPR) St. John’s Abbey settles sex abuse suit

Attorney Jeff Anderson, who represents Doe 2, said the settlement will require Saint John’s Abbey to release the files of 19 monks accused of sexually abusing children and provide a financial settlement for an amount that will not be publicly … Continue reading

The 2015 List: Nineteen Names

According to this afternoon’s media advisory [Link], the latest list of credibly accused monks from Saint John’s includes nineteen names.

(Star Tribune) Attorneys Say Settlement Reached

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man has settled a lawsuit with St. John’s Abbey that will force the release of personnel files for 19 monks accused of sexually abusing minors, attorneys said Monday.

(SC Times) Clergy Sex Abuse Lawsuit Settled

A Sauk Rapids man has settled a lawsuit that accused a St. John’s Abbey monk of sexual abuse. A news conference has been scheduled for Tuesday to announce the terms of the settlement. The lawsuit against the Rev. Allen Tarlton … Continue reading

Media Advisory: Abuse Survivor and Attorneys Announce Breakthrough Settlement Involving St. John’s Abbey

“The credit for achieving this groundbreaking settlement rests with Doe 2, for having the courage to find his voice, stand up for truth and demand transparency with accountability,” said Jeff Anderson, one of Doe 2’s attorneys.