Allegations of sexual misconduct bring two monks under investigation

Posted by on Oct 12, 2012 in All, Dan Ward | No Comments

Brother Aelred Senna, spokesperson for St. John’s Abbey, confirmed the investigations into [Father Mel Taylor and Father Dan Ward]. He wrote in an e-mail to the FOX 9 Investigators, “I am able to say that Saint John’s Abbey is cooperating fully with authorities in these investigations. In light of that fact, and out of respect […]

Father Dan Ward Under Investigation

Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 in All, Dan Ward | No Comments

Father Dan Ward, OSB from Saint John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota (USA) is under investigation following claims of sexual and other misconduct. The investigation was commissioned with the knowledge of Abbot John Klassen (Saint John’s Abbey and Bishop John Kinney  (Diocese of Saint Cloud). For years, Father Dan Ward has been one of the American-Cassinese […]

Letter to Persico re Nowicki Misconduct

On October 1, 2012, Archabbot Douglas Nowicki stood outside St. Peter Cathedral with newly installed Bishop Lawrence Persico. A month earlier, then Msgr. Persico met with the webmaster of this web site to discuss sexual misconduct by Archabbot Nowicki. After hearing the allegations against Nowicki, Persico commented that this type of misconduct, “is not something that […]