Four added to list of clergy likely to have abused minors

March 13, 2014 As I mentioned in a previous press release, since my appointment as the bishop of the Diocese of St. Cloud I have been trying to familiarize myself with the diocese and the records maintained by my predecessor bishops. One purpose in reviewing records was to provide the public with the names of…

Corrections to list of clergy involved in sexual abuse of minors

February 14, 2014 Henry Lutgen: Additional assignments inadvertently omitted: Assistant director Catholic Charities, St. Cloud; St. Columbkille, St. Wendel; Community Hospital and Pine Villa, Melrose; St. Mary, Melrose. Adelbert Wolski, TOR (Third Order Regular of St. Francis): Deceased, Jan. 3, 2012, Hollidaysburg, Pa. Please note that we list official assignments only. An individual priest may have also served in other…

List of clergy likely to have abused minors

January 3, 2014 For immediate release……………  When I became Bishop of the Diocese of Saint Cloud, in November 2013, I immediately began connecting with people, familiarizing myself with policies, and reviewing important documents that I am responsible for as Bishop. Part of that process has involved reviewing files regarding claims of sexual abuse of minors…