Students Attending Rally Get Caught In East Coast BlizzardSome Minnesota students found out first-hand what it was like to be stuck in that East Coast blizzard. About 200 teenagers from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis traveled to Washington D.C. this week for a pro-life rally.
East Coast Storm Strands Buses With 200 Minn. Teens In PennsylvaniaThis weekend's winter storm on the East Coast has stranded about 200 Minnesota students. A group of 200 teenagers from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis traveled to Washington, D.C. this week for an anti-abortion rally.
Judge OK's St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese Building SaleA federal bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of a building owned by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Judge Robert Kressel on Thursday approved the sale of the Hayden Center to the Minnesota Historical Society for $4.5 million.
Twin Cities Archdiocese Reaches Settlement In Civil Sexual Abuse CaseA 12-person panel comprised of doctors, lawyers and church laypersons will oversee any suspicions of clergy sex abuse in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. It's part of a breakthrough settlement reached on Thursday with the Ramsey County Attorney to resolve a civil suit that was filed last June.
Twin Cities Archdiocese Bankruptcy Fees Top $5MThe cost of legal and professional services in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis bankruptcy case has topped $5 million.
Lawyer To Release Files On 5 More Priests Accused Of AbuseAn attorney who represents a significant group of people who have filed bankruptcy claims against the Twin Cities Archdiocese plans to release files on five priests accused of sexually abusing minors. Jeff Anderson said the files pertain to priests connected with St. John's Abbey were obtained as part of the Troy Bramlage settlement earlier in 2015.
Minn. Archdiocese Doesn't Enter Plea Over Handling Of Abusive PriestA Minnesota archdiocese that faces criminal charges over its handling of an abusive priest didn't enter a plea at its initial hearing Thursday.
Pope Praises US Bishops' Response To Abuse, Angering VictimsPope Francis praised American bishops Wednesday for their "generous commitment'" to helping victims of clergy sex abuse, drawing an angry rebuke from advocates who said the bishops acted only under the threat of hundreds of lawsuits. Addressing church leaders in a prayer service at the Washington cathedral, Francis said they had faced the crisis "without fear of self-criticism and at the cost of mortification and great sacrifice."
Twin Cities Archdiocese Removes 1 Priest, Reinstates AnotherThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is reinstating one priest and removing another from active ministry. Interim Archbishop Bernard Hebda said Wednesday the Rev. Joseph Gallatin was removed after an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor.
Archdiocese Puts Priest On Leave After Abuse AllegationThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has put a Roseville priest on leave after receiving what it is calling a credible allegation that he sexually abused a minor in the 1980s. The Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick is pastor at Corpus Christi parish and St. Rose of Lima parish and school.
Former Archdiocese Employee Files Claim In Bankruptcy CourtA former employee of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who went public with concerns that clergy sex abuse cases were being mishandled has filed a claim in bankruptcy court.
Judge Won't Extend Deadline For Minnesota Archdiocese ClaimsA federal bankruptcy judge has reaffirmed that victims of clergy sex abuse in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis must file their claims by Monday.