Archbishop John Nienstedt

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St. Paul Archdiocese To Name Abusive Priests

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says it will release names of priests who have sexually abused children.

11/11/2013

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Catholics Gather At Cathedral To Protest Archbishop Nienstedt

Dozens of members of the Catholic Church are calling for a change in local leadership. Nearly 100 people gathered outside the St. Paul Cathedral on Saturday, calling for Archbishop John Nienstedt’s resignation. They’re angry about past accusations of sexual abuse by clergy members that became public within the last few weeks. Eric Fought of the Catholic Coalition for Church Reform says he’s looking for renewed faith in church leadership.“It’s up to us as the laity to step forward and say ‘enough is enough,’” Fought said.

11/09/2013

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Group Of Catholics Rallying For New Leadership

A group of Catholics are planning to gather in front of the Cathedral of St. Paul on Saturday to urge Archbishop John Nienstedt to resign. Catholic Coalition for Church Reform said the archbishop is not showing leadership for a healthy Christian church.

11/08/2013

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Nienstedt Says Mistakes Were Made, Offers Apology

Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt acknowledged Thursday that “serious mistakes” have been made in how he’s handled allegations of clergy sexual misconduct. It’s his strongest wording yet over the ongoing scandal rocking the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

10/24/2013

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Twin Cities Archdiocese To Investigate Allegations

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is creating an independent task force to investigate the way church officials have handled accusations of priest misconduct, after one pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct last year and another was recently accused of having child pornography.

10/07/2013

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Att’y Responds To Latest Allegations Against Catholic Church

The top deputy at the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis resigned Thursday amid fresh criticism of how top church officials handled cases of priests accused of sexual abuse.

10/04/2013

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Minn. Archbishop ‘Saddened’ By Pope’s Resignation

The archbishop of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says he is surprised and saddened by Pope Benedict’s resignation.

02/11/2013

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Campaign Board Boots Catholic DVD Complaint

Minnesota’s Campaign Finance Board dismissed a complaint against the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis and Archbishop John Nienstedt over the distribution last year of a DVD critical of same-sex marriage.

12/09/2011

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