Father Antonio Marfori, St. Cloud MN Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse, Currently in Ministry

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Father Antonio “Tony” Marfori, St. Cloud Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse, Currently Working in Elk River Parish and School.

Fr. Marfori presently works as a “sacramental minister” at St. Andrew’s Parish in Elk River.

Recent reports allege Fr. Marfori sexually abused two children in the late 1970s.

What: At a news conference on Tuesday in St. Paul attorneys Jeff Anderson and Mike Bryant will:

* Announce the filing of a civil lawsuit naming the Diocese of St. Cloud,Father Antonio “Tony” Marfori and Cathedral High School as defendants. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Doe 75, who was sexually abused by Fr. Marfori when he was approximately 15 years old. Fr. Marfori was Doe 75’s religion teacher at Cathedral High School in St. Cloud.

* Request the Diocese of St. Cloud release all the files of clerics credibly accused of sexual abuse. To-date, the Diocese of St. Cloud has publicly named 33 clerics with credible allegations of child sexual abuse.

* Encourage other survivors of sexual abuse by Fr. Marfori, and others, to come forward safely and confidentially before the Child Victims Act window legislation expires on May 25, 2016.

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Bishop removes accused priest

ST. PAUL — Bishop Donald Kettler has removed the priestly faculties of an Elk River priest who was accused Tuesday in a civil lawsuit of sexually abusing a former Cathedral High School student nearly 40 years ago.

The Rev. Anthony (Tony) Marfori is one of three defendants in the lawsuit, which was filed by a student who accuses Marfori of abusing him in the late 1970s when the student was 15 and attending Cathedral. The Diocese of St. Cloud and Cathedral High School are the other defendants.


Database of Publicly Accused Priests in the United States


National Survivor Advocates Coalition


Elk River priest on leave amid sex abuse claim from 1970s

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