December 22, 2014 – Bishop Kettler’s Statement Re: Meeting with Islamic Center Leaders

December 22, 2014 BISHOP KETTLER’S STATEMENT RE: MEETING WITH ISLAMIC CENTER LEADERS Bishop Donald Kettler of St. Cloud released the following statement after a meeting today with leaders of the Central Minnesota Islamic Center regarding recent acts of vandalism reported there: “I appreciated the opportunity to meet today with leaders of the Central Minnesota Islamic…

December 1, 2014 – Bishop Kettler to offer Mass for Peace on Dec. 4

December 1, 2014 BISHOP KETTLER TO OFFER MASS FOR PEACE ON DEC. 4 Bishop Donald Kettler will offer a special Mass for Peace at 7 p.m., Dec. 4, at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 25 Eighth Ave., South, in St. Cloud. The bishop invites the Catholic faithful of the Diocese of St. Cloud and all people of…

September 18, 2014 – Statement Regarding James Thoennes

September 18, 2014 STATEMENT REGARDING JAMES THOENNES At a press conference in St. Paul today, a brief video excerpt from a deposition taken Sept. 9 from James Thoennes was shown. Thoennes, a priest of the Diocese of Saint Cloud, is included on a list of clergy in the diocese likely involved in the sexual abuse…

September 18, 2014 – Diocese of St. Cloud Statement Regarding Today’s Complaint

September 18, 2014 DIOCESE OF ST. CLOUD STATEMENT REGARDING TODAY’S COMPLAINT The Diocese of St. Cloud is among the defendants named in civil lawsuits alleging sexual abuse committed by Richard Eckroth and Cosmas Dahlheimer, monks of Saint John’s Abbey in Collegeville who also served in parishes within the Diocese of St. Cloud. The diocese has…