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Archdiocese Braces Parish Leaders For Disclosure

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is bracing parish priests and leaders for its upcoming disclosure of a list of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors.

12/04/2013

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Archdiocese Facing New Allegations Of Priest Abuse

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is facing new accusations of child sexual abuse by a priest. Those claims are part of a new lawsuit filed by a Twin Cities man who said he was molested by Father Francis Hoefgen, who had already admitted to sexually abusing children.

11/19/2013

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Archdiocese Names Firm To Review Priest Files

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has named the firm it has hired to review priest files as part of its plan to address clergy sexual misconduct. The archdiocese announced Thursday that Kinsale Management Consulting will conduct the review.

11/14/2013

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More On The Archdiocese’s List Of Accused Priests

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis said that with a court’s permission, it plans this month to release the names of some priests who sexually abused children. Archbishop John Nienstedt said the initial disclosure will be limited to priests who live in the archdiocese and have substantiated claims of abuse of a minor.

11/12/2013

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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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Letter Raises Questions On Church Task Force Effectiveness

WCCO-TV has obtained an internal Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis letter saying a high-ranking church leader will personally control what files a recently named task force on clergy sex abuse will have access to.

10/28/2013

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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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Church Whistleblower Says She ‘Didn’t Do Enough’

The former church employee who went public with claims that archdiocese leaders in St. Paul mishandled allegations of clergy sexual misconduct still feels like she didn’t do enough. Jennifer Haselberger says that as early as 2008, she had been warning church leaders about troubled priests in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

10/22/2013

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Esme’s Blog: A Widening Scandal

What exactly is the standard in the Catholic Church these days? Among the lurid revelations in the past few weeks there is one that I keep coming back to. It is not the most graphic, but it is one that those at the highest levels of the Archdiocese knew about.

10/19/2013

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Minn. Priest Takes Leave Of Absence Before Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit

A high profile priest has abruptly taken a “voluntary and temporary leave of absence” the day before a sexual misconduct lawsuit is expected to be filed against him.

10/13/2013

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For Minn. Catholics, Troubling New Abuse Scandal

When Jennifer Haselberger uncovered what looked like recent, troubling sexual behavior by several Minnesota priests — a stash of possible child pornography on one priest’s computer hard drive, another with a well-documented history of sexual compulsion still leading a parish — she tried to ring alarm bells at the top ranks of the St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese.

10/08/2013

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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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Archdiocese Dismisses Member Amid Credit Fraud Case

A member of the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul has been dismissed amid allegations of a scandal involving credit card fraud, the organization confirmed Wednesday night.

03/07/2012

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3 Minnesota Catholic Schools To Close

Three Catholic schools in Minnesota are closing at the end of the 2010-2011 school year, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis announced Friday.

01/14/2011

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