Diocese of New Ulm Continues to Keep Secret the Identities of 12 Priests Accused of Child Sexual Abuse
By Media Advisory
Jeff Anderson & Associates
September 9, 2014
St. Paul Press Conference Wednesday
Survivors, advocates pursue transparency and disclosure
What: At a news conference on Wednesday in St. Paul, attorneys Jeff Anderson and Mike Finnegan will:
· Announce the filing of a sexual abuse lawsuit in Brown County on behalf of two former altar boys, Doe 37 and Doe 38, who were sexually abused by Father Michael Skoblik at St. Joseph’s parish in Silver Lake, Minnesota. The lawsuit includes a claim of public nuisance naming the Diocese of New Ulm as the defendant.
· Demand Bishop John M. LeVoir release the names of 12 priests who have been accused of child sexual abuse in the Diocese of New Ulm. To-date, New Ulm is the only diocese in Minnesota who refuses to release the names of credibly accused priests.
WHEN: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 1:00 PM CDT
WHERE: Office of Jeff Anderson & Associates
366 Jackson St. Suite 100
St. Paul, MN 55101
Notes: Copies of the complaint will be available at www.andersonadvocates.com.
Contact: Jeff Anderson: Office/651.227.9990 Cell/612.817.8665
Contact: Mike Finnegan: Office/651.227.9990 Cell/612.205.5531