Survivors and Attorneys Respond ...

Jeff Anderson & Associates
February 3, 2014

Survivors and Attorneys Respond to Abbott Klassen and 

Bishop Kettler’s Meeting with St. Cloud Times Editorial Board

St. Cloud Open Discussion Monday, February 3, 2014

Deposition video and transcript to be released of Father Allen Tarlton

What:  At an open discussion on Monday, February 3, 2014 in St. Cloud, attorneys Jeff Anderson and Mike Bryant, former monk Patrick Wall, two survivors and a sexual abuse expert will:  

• Discuss the practices of the Diocese of St. Cloud and St. John’s Abbey in response to the open discussion that was held by the St. Cloud Times Editorial Board on Monday, January 27, 2014.

• Release the deposition transcript and video of Father Allen Tarlton that was taken on October 10, 2013 in a civil lawsuit filed on behalf of a sexual abuse survivor.

• Address the best practices for safety of children which need to be implemented and maintained by both the Diocese of St. Cloud and St. John’s.

• Invite Bishop Kettler and Abbott Klassen to openly discuss the practices of both the Diocese of St. Cloud and St. John’s. 

WHEN:  Monday, February 3, 2014 at 1:00 PM CST

WHERE: Bradshaw & Bryant, PLLC

              1505 Division Street

              Waite Park, MN 56387

WHO:   Attorneys Jeff Anderson and Mike Bryant; Patrick Wall, former monk; two sexual abuse survivors, one abused by Fr. Tarlton and one abused by Fr. Thoennes, and a sexual abuse expert. 


• Copies of the video deposition and transcript will be available at the discussion on Monday and will be posted on our website at


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