Action Alert!
Catholic World News

Minnesota archdiocese again seeks delay in releasing abuse files

March 26, 2014

The Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis has again asked a Minnesota court to extend the deadline for the release of confidential files of priests accused of sexual abuse.

Attorneys for the archdiocese told the court that the “exhaustive, time consuming, and extremely expensive and burdensome process” of preparing files for release made it difficult to meet a March 31 deadline. The archdiocese has asked for an extension of 90 days.


Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 1 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: unum - Mar. 27, 2014 10:00 AM ET USA

    The Diocese sounds a lot like the IRS which is delaying the delivery of documents to Congress. That's not a strategy that builds public confidence.