Statement on Federal Subpoena

The following is the Diocese of Allentown’s statement on its receipt of a federal subpoena:

“The Diocese of Allentown is responding to an information request contained in a subpoena from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
The Diocese will cooperate fully with the request, just as it cooperated fully with the information requests related to the statewide Grand Jury.
The Diocese sees itself as a partner with law enforcement in its goal to eliminate the abuse of minors wherever it may occur in society.”