Judge orders Diocese of Duluth to hand over two decades worth of records

Northlands News Center

August 26, 2015

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) — The Diocese of Duluth is under court order to produce all records on child sexual abuse by clergy from 1956 to 1974.

St. Louis County District Court Judge Shaun Floerke ordered the secret documents be given under seal to the attorneys of Doe 28.

Doe 28 has brought a civil suit against the diocese claiming sexual abuse of a minor by Father Robert Klein.

A Diocese of Duluth priest at the time of the alleged abuse, Klein worked at Duluth’s Sacred Heart Church and St. Jean’s School.

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