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Cambridge Pastor Sentenced For Sexual Assault

A 55-year-old pastor from Cambridge, Minn., was sentenced Wednesday to 160 days in jail and 10 years of probation for sexually assaulting a mentee. Ryan Jay Muehlhauser had pleaded guilty in February to two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct.

06/05/2013

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Downtown Mpls Church Celebrates Gay Marriage, LGBT Community

When gay marriage was signed into law in Minnesota Tuesday, it was met with cheers at the Capitol, but it was also met with some serious opposition centered around faith.

05/19/2013

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Gay Marriage Is Now Legal In Minnesota.

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05/14/2013

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Police Search For Hastings Church Vandals

Hastings Police are asking for help catching a vandal who spray painted possibly satanic graffiti on the side of a church. Five-pointed stars inside circles and an upside down cross have now been washed off of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church’s brick walls and windows, but remnants of the graffiti remain. Hastings Police Chief Paul Schnell says the nature of this vandalism is a concern to his department.

05/13/2013

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At 105, Mpls Pastor Has No Plans To Retire

Sunday mornings at Wayman Church in Minneapolis brings a faithful crowd. But it’s quite likely no one there has said as many prayers as Noah Smith. It’s not just because he’s a preacher, it’s because he’s had more time to worship – over a century in fact.

04/14/2013

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Family: Son Denied Confirmation Over Facebook Post

A Minnesota teenager’s family says he wasn’t allowed to be confirmed at his church because of a Facebook posting.

11/15/2012

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Good Question: Are Churches Allowed To Say ‘Vote Yes’ Or ‘Vote No’?

Most of us would have a problem with our preacher telling us who to vote for. That’s why the advocacy for or against a constitutional amendment, which would define marriage as only between a man and woman, has gained so much attention.

09/13/2012

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Man Gets 180 Days In Workhouse For Setting Church On Fire

A 19-year-old Maplewood man was sentenced Thursday to serve 180 days in the Ramsey County workhouse after pleading guilty to setting a church on fire last November.

09/13/2012

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America’s Last Mosaic Icon Artist Makes Work For Mpls Church

He’s the last artist of his kind in the country, and his work will grace the walls of a Twin Cities church.

09/05/2012

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3 Juveniles Charged In Big Lake Church Vandalism

Three juveniles have been charged with allegedly causing extensive amount of damage to – as well as burglarizing from – a Big Lake church.

09/04/2012

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Minneapolis Church Postpones Mark Ritchie Speech

A Minneapolis Catholic Church has postponed a speech by Minnesota’s controversial secretary of state rather than canceling it outright.

08/01/2012

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Retired Priest Speaks Out On Alleged Child Abuse, Church Cover Up

A retired Winona priest is coming forward after allegations of child abuse were tossed out by the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday.

07/26/2012

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Firefighters Injured In Mpls Church Fire Identified

The five firefighters injured in Sunday’s south Minneapolis church fire have been identified.

05/29/2012

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Authorities Issue Crime Alert For Suspect In Isanti Church Fire

A crime alert has been issued for the apprehension of a man suspected of lighting an Isanti church on fire early Monday morning.

05/28/2012

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5 Mpls. Firefighters Injured Battling Church Fire

Five Minneapolis firefighters were injured battling a raging church fire, according to fire officials.

05/27/2012

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Man Sentenced In Grand Rapids Church Arson

A 66-year-old Grand Rapids man has pleaded guilty to intentionally setting fire to a Grand Rapids church July 27, according to the Itasca County Attorney’s Office.

05/21/2012

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Black Churches Split On Obama’s Gay Marriage Stance

In churches and synagogues around the country this weekend, President Obama’s historic public support for same-sex marriage has been a hot topic — especially in African-American churches.

05/13/2012

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Burglars Break Into Church, Steal $3K In Equipment

Just days before Easter, a church in Columbia Heights was the target of a burglary, according to a criminal complaint filed in Anoka County.

04/10/2012

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Wis. Church Offers Kid-Free Service For Sex Offenders

A Madison church hopes to draw sex offenders to a special adults-only service, according to a report in the Wisconsin State Journal.

03/19/2012

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Lutherans May Voice Opposition To Marriage Amendment

Lutherans in Minnesota plan to officially voice their opposition to the proposed state constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage.

02/17/2012

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Wis. Bishops Want Concealed Weapons Out Of Church

Wisconsin’s Catholic bishops are urging parishioners to keep their concealed weapons out of church.

10/31/2011

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Police: Gravestones Toppled In Plymouth Vandalism Spree

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the person or people responsible for a vandalism spree in Plymouth over the weekend, including the toppling and damaging of 45 gravestones at a church.

10/24/2011

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St. John’s Abbey To Celebrate Church’s 50 Years

The monks of St. John’s Abbey celebrate on Sunday the 50th anniversary of the dedication of their famous Abbey and University Church in Collegeville.

10/23/2011

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Fortunes Down, Bachmann Looks To Evangelical Vote

Michele Bachmann surged into the Republican presidential race by preaching tea party fiscal conservatism. Now, as she struggles to remain relevant, the Minnesota congresswoman is trying to rally the evangelical voters who have powered most of her political career.

10/07/2011

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Man Celebrates 70 Years As Church Organist

Church organist Donald Benedett has outlasted “at least a dozen pastors” and is on his third organ at his congregation near St. Charles.

10/03/2011

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