February 9, 2017 – Dates set for Listening Sessions and Service of Healing

  February 9, 2017 DATES SET FOR LISTENING SESSIONS AND SERVICE OF HEALING Bishop Donald Kettler and other members of a diocesan response team will hold listening sessions at 11 sites around the Diocese of St. Cloud as a result of claims of alleged sexual misconduct by clergy who served in various parishes in the…

May 23, 2016 – Statement regarding claims under the Minnesota Child Victims Act

  May 23, 2016 STATEMENT RE: CLAIMS UNDER THE MINNESOTA CHILD VICTIMS ACT The Diocese of Saint Cloud is in the process of reviewing claims made against it that allege past sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy and religious orders who served in the diocese. The Minnesota Child Victims Act, which temporarily…

May 10, 2016 – Statement Regarding Fr. Gregory Poser, OSC

May 10, 2016 STATEMENT REGARDING FATHER GREGORY POSER, OSC Bishop Donald Kettler has been notified that Crosier Father Gregory Poser has been accused of sexually abusing a minor in the 1970s when he was serving at St. Odilia Church in Shoreview, Minnesota. St. Odilia is in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, which immediately…

March 16, 2016 – Statement Regarding Today’s Complaint and Hearing – Marfori

March 16, 2016 STATEMENT REGARDING TODAY’S COMPLAINT AND HEARING The Diocese of St. Cloud has been named as a defendant in a civil lawsuit alleging that Father Antonio Marfori sexually abused a minor in the late 1970s while he was an instructor at Cathedral High School in St. Cloud. The diocese is reviewing this complaint….

October 13, 2015 – Statement Regarding Recent Complaint – Marfori

October 13, 2015 STATEMENT REGARDING RECENT COMPLAINT The Diocese of St. Cloud has been named as a defendant in a civil lawsuit alleging that Father Antonio Marfori sexually abused a minor in the late 1970s while he was a part-time instructor at Cathedral High School in St. Cloud. The diocese is reviewing the complaint. After…

August 25, 2015 – Statement regarding today’s complaints – Rieder

8/25/15 STATEMENT REGARDING TODAY’S COMPLAINTS The Diocese of St. Cloud has been named in two civil lawsuits alleging that Father Donald Rieder sexually abused two minors in the 1960s while he was assigned at St. James Parish in Randall and St. Anne Parish in Kimball. The diocese has not yet had an opportunity to review…

July 17, 2015 – Statement on listening sessions

July 17, 2015 STATEMENT RE: LISTENING SESSIONS AND RECENT LAWSUITS Bishop Donald Kettler of the Diocese of Saint Cloud will hold a series of listening sessions in August following allegations of sexual abuse committed by three priests of the diocese. The Diocese of St. Cloud was recently notified of four civil lawsuits alleging abuse by…