Judge orders release of records in Doe 30 case that involves Diocese of New Ulm

The Journal

ST. PAUL – A Ramsey County District Court judge ordered Tuesday that the defendants in the Doe 30 lawsuit to produce all records pertaining to sexual abuse reported to have been committed by any priest before 1978.

The documents will be produced to Doe 30 under seal as a result of a protective order previously obtained by the defendants – the Diocese of New Ulm, the Diocese of Duluth and the Oblates of Mary Immaculate.

Judge John H. Guthmann’s order requires the New Ulm and Duluth dioceses to produce the documents by Feb. 17, 2015, and the Oblates to produce their documents by March 27, 2015.

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