Category Archives: Jeff Anderson

Names released in clergy abuse settlement

( St. Paul attorney Jeff Anderson had a press conference on Monday, March 28th, in St. Paul to explain the clergy abuse settlement with St. John’s Abbey of Collegeville. Jeremy McCarthy, an abuse survivor, and the only survivor wishing to speak, stated … Continue reading

St. John’s Abbey/Prep clergy abuse settlement hits snag

(SC Times) ST. PAUL — A key provision of a deal to settle nine of the 12 pending lawsuits against St. John’s Abbey, St. John’s Prep School and 10 clergy members accused of sexual misconduct was in dispute late Monday.

Abuse victims hope St. John’s settlement leads to change

(MPR) St. Paul, Minn. — People who attended St. John’s Preparatory School in Collegeville may soon receive an unusual letter in the mail. According to a settlement announced Monday, St. John’s must send a letter to all alumni of its … Continue reading

17 named in clergy sex-abuse case

( The identities of 17 monks who have faced “credible allegations of sexual abuse” or other misconduct were made public Monday, representing a break in the secrecy that has long surrounded most Minnesota clergy abuse cases. The names were released … Continue reading

Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Settled

(Fox 9) ST. PAUL, Minn. – A settlement has been reached with St. John’s Abbey in nine alleged sexual abuse cases involving 10 monks or priests at St. John’s Prep in Collegeville, Minn.

St. John’s Sex Abuse Suits Settled

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) – Every alumnus of St. John’s University in Collegeville will soon be getting a letter from the school. The letter names 17 priests and monks who the Abbey has identified as having credible allegations of sexual abuse brought … Continue reading

St. John’s abuse suits settled

St. Paul, Minn. (AP) — Nine men who filed lawsuits claiming sexual abuse at the hands of monks or priests have reached settlements with St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, the plaintiffs’ attorney said Monday.

Lawsuit Settlements Reached

(SC Times) A news conference has been scheduled for this afternoon to announce the settlement of lawsuits brought by nine victims against St. John’s Abbey, St. John’s Preparatory School, the Order of St. Benedict and 11 individual clergy defendants.

Abbey, Prep Settle Lawsuit

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) – A lawsuit settlement was expected to be announced Monday in the case of nine alleged victims of sexual abuse by clergy with Collegeville’s St. John’s Prep School, St. John’s Abbey and the Order of St. … Continue reading

Settlement Will Name Priests

(StarTribune) A legal settlement is being announced Monday in St. Paul by several people who contend they were victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy.

Video from 1992 News Broadcast

The Rev. Allen Tarlton has been accused of molesting a young man at least three times in the fall of 1982 while the young man was a student at the prep school. Tarlton was the young man’s counselor, English teacher … Continue reading

Supreme Court green lights abuse lawsuit against the Vatican

St. Paul attorney Jeff Anderson can sue the Vatican on behalf of sex-abuse victims after a ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court turned back a challenge by the Catholic Church that said it was immune from U.S. lawsuits.

Father Schulte’s Whereabouts Questioned

​St. John’s Abbey has offered a mea culpa of sorts to St. Cloud Times, after erroneously telling the paper in May that Father Raymond Francisco Schulte, the target of a sex abuse lawsuit, was living at the abbey after the … Continue reading

St. John’s Abbey offers differing accounts on accused monk’s status

(SC Times) COLLEGEVILLE — St. John’s Abbey publications and newspaper articles from the 1990s on contradict the abbey’s own statement about the whereabouts and work history of the Rev. Francisco Schulte after the abbey received an allegation of sexual misconduct … Continue reading

Sex abuse scandal still haunts Raleigh diocese

The other brother was molested in 1986 mainly in a condominium owned by Monsignor Jeffrey Ingham of the Diocese of Raleigh. Ingham later stated “absolutely not” when asked if he knew of the activities taking place in his own condo. … Continue reading

Raleigh diocese not part of [Schulte] suit

( RALEIGH — Despite a lawsuit filed this week by two Raleigh brothers alleging sexual abuse by a Roman Catholic priest, the number of cases involving the Diocese of Raleigh remains far below those at dioceses at the epicenter of … Continue reading

Website sheds light on abbey history

(SC Times) The former St. John’s Prep School student had occasionally tried to find information about the Rev. Francisco Schulte in the years since he was an altar boy at a North Carolina church where Schulte had once served.

NC brothers claim abuse by monk, sue Minn. order (w/ Video)

(KMSP 5) Two brothers who say they were sexually abused by a priest affiliated with a Minnesota abbey filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the religious order that runs the abbey and its preparatory school, as well as their alleged abuser.

Lawsuit alleging sexual abuse filed against St. John’s Prep (w/ Video)

(KARE 11) ST. PAUL, Minn. — A man who says he was sexually abused by an instructor at St. John’s Preparatory School in Collegeville has filed a lawsuit against the school, the religious order of monks that runs it, and … Continue reading

Jeff Anderson targets St. John’s, monk in latest sex abuse lawsuit

( Jeff Anderson, the St. Paul attorney who has cut a wide swath of controversy as he files lawsuits against alleged sexually abusive priests in the Catholic Church all over the world, has now trained his sites on the monks … Continue reading