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Seth Tisue, Flickr
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St. John’s Abbey Releases List of 18 Accused Monks

Saint John's Abbey is disclosing the names of 18 current and former monks who it says have likely sexually abused minors.

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St. John's Abbey -- fall day in 2008
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St. John’s Abbey and University Announce $160 Million Capital Campaign

St. John's Abbey and University have announced their latest, and most ambitious, capital campaign. During the Homecoming dinner this (Friday) evening, officials announced the "Forward Ever Forward" campaign, with a goal of raising $160 million through 2016.

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M Glasgow, Flickr
M Glasgow, Flickr
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St. John’s to Offer Special Bow Hunt

Saint John's Abbey has announced an archery-only deer hunt this upcoming fall.

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Seth Tisue, Flickr
Seth Tisue, Flickr
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Abbey Spokesman: Accused Member No Longer Active

A spokesman for St. John's Abbey says he can't address the central claim in a new lawsuit accusing abbey officials of allowing a member to continue teaching long after he was accused of sexual abuse.

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Seth Tisue, Flickr
Seth Tisue, Flickr
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Lawsuit Claims St. John’s Abbey Knew of Past Abuse

A former student has sued St. John's Abbey, alleging the religious order knew one of its members had been accused of sexual abuse as early as 1958, yet let him continue teaching.

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Seth Tisue, Flickr
Seth Tisue, Flickr
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St. John’s Abbey Celebrates Church’s 50 years

The monks of St. John's Abbey celebrated on Sunday the 50th anniversary of the dedication of their famous Abbey and University Church in Collegeville.

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St. John's Abbey Church
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Abbot Talks About Benefits of Abbey, University Split [AUDIO]

Today (Tuesday) WJON news had a chance to talk with Abbot John Klassen about the move. He says the Board of Regents will be replaced with a Board of Trustees, which will be given a much stronger decision making authority.

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St. Ben's and St. John's
St. Ben's and St. John's
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St. John’s Regents Approve Split from Abbey

The Board of Regents at St. John's University endorsed a plan today (Friday) that would separate them from St. John's Abbey. They plan to create a new civil corporation for the University, which will go into effect on July 1st.

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Abbot Timothy Kelly (St. John's Abbey)
Abbot Timothy Kelly (St. John's Abbey)
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St. John’s Abbey Responds To Allegations Of Abuse Against Kelly

St. John's Abbey has responded to more allegations of sexual abuse. The Abbey released a written statement today (Tuesday) saying "The Abbey is saddened and shocked to learn of allegations of sexual abuse in the mid-60s against one of it's deceased members, Abbot Timothy Kelly. In accordance with its Policy, St. John's Abbey has begun an investigation of the accusation."

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St. John's Abbey -- fall day in 2008
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St. John’s To Mail Letter About Abuse To Alumni

St. John's Abbey and the survivors of sexual misconduct by current and former abbey members have reached an agreement about the distribution of a letter signed by two survivors and Abbot John Klassen. Writing the letter and distributing it to former students at St. John's Prep School in Collegeville was a key part of a settlement announced Monday that ended nine of 12 legal actions against the abbey.

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