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…